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Peyton Thomas
 

Peyton  Thomas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Roswell, HS

Height:
5-6½

Event:
Distance

Experience:
HS

02/12/2016

Track & Field Opens Tyson Invitational, Husky Classic

Freshman Bear places second in the 400 meters.

02/11/2016

Track & Field Travels to Tyson Invitational, Husky Classic

Bears split for first time in 2016 indoor season.

02/06/2016

T&F Wins Five Events At Charlie Thomas Invitational

Bears bolstered by bevy of personal bests in second trip to College Station.

01/23/2016

Track & Field Closes Out Rod McCravy Memorial

Bears pick up four more event titles on final day of action in Kentucky.

01/16/2016

T&F Wins Four Events At Texas A&M 11-Team Invitational

Bears open indoor season with successful meet at College Station, Texas.

• 2015 All-Region Cross Country
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
• Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2015 Cross Country: Tallied first All-Region honors of career by placing seventh at NCAA South Central Regional in season-best 6,000-meter time of 20:10.5...Produced scoring performances and was BU's second-fastest runner in all five races...Helped BU win Bear Twilight Invitational with fourth-place showing in 13:59.7 over 4,000-meter course...Placed 25th at Roy Griak Invitational in 22:12.6...Was 88th at Wisconsin adidas Invitational with time of 20:53.4...Ran 22:23.9 at Big 12 Championships to be 46th overall...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2015 Track: Took part in two outdoor meets...Set personal-best in 3,000 meters (9:53.07) to be fourth at Longhorn Invitational...Ran both 5,000 (21st, 17:38.28) and 10,000 (13th, 37:05.04) at Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Did not participate in any indoor meets...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Cross Country: Produced three scoring performances in seven races run...Opened year with seventh-place showing at Bear Twilight Invitational in 14:10.7 to be third BU runner across finish line...Placed 17th at Texas A&M Invitational in 14:55.0 to be BU's fourth finisher...Won individual title at HBU Invitational, while leading team to top spot...Took 35th at Big 12 Championships in 21:40.0...Placed 33rd at NCAA South Central Regional in season-best 6,000-meter time of 21:31.8...Competed for BU at NCAA Championships, taking 193rd in 21:53.2...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2014 Track: Raced in five indoor meet at three different distances...Took eighth in mile at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational in 5:07.55..Set PR of 9:58.08 at Tyson Invitational to be 9th in 3,000 meters...Had season-high finish of third at Rod McCravy Memorial in 5,000 meters with time of 17:13.04...Did not finish 5,000-meter race at conference indoor meet...Had four-meet outdoor schedule...Was 7th at TCU Invitational with 3,000-meter time of 10:15.12...Had season-best 5,000-meter mark by running 17:14.06 at Florida Relays to be 15th...Did not finish 10,000-meter run at conference outdoor meet...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013 Cross Country: Participated in five meets, racking up two scoring performances...Had season-high finish of 13th in season-best 4K-time of 14:13.4 at Bear Twilight Invitational...Was BU's fourth runner to finish at Iowa Black & Gold Invite by taking 17th in 14:39.25 over 4,000-meter course...Tallied 266th-place finish at Pre-National Invitational to be fifth Lady Bear to finish in 6K-time of 22:32.87...Had season-best 6,000-meter time (22:01.30) to be 45th at Big 12 Championships.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in track and cross country at Roswell High School (Ga.)...Owns the school record in the 3,200 meters with a time of 11:15.47 in 2013...Named to the 2011 and 2012 All-Metro cross country teams...Helped the Hornets to a regional title in 2012, while finishing as region's runner up in 2011 and 2013...Member of school-record holding 4x800-meter relay team...Posted personal-bests of 5:09.75 (1,600), 10:43.51 (3,000) and 11:15.47 (3,200).

Personal: Full name is Peyton Alexandria Thomas...Born Aug. 9, 1995 in Birmingham, Ala...Parents are Dwight Thomas and Alesia Booth...Has one sister, Bianca...Cousin, Chris Thomas, is a basketball player from Notre Dame, who is currently playing overseas...Major is undecided.

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