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 Courtney Thomas
Courtney Thomas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kilgore, Texas

High School:
Kilgore

Height:
5-8

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/04/1987

• 2009 All-Big 12 Outdoors (4x100-Meter Relay) • 2009 All-Big 12 Indoors (200 Meters) • 2008 All-American Outdoors (4x100-Meter Relay) • 2008 All-Midwest Region (4x100-Meter Relay) • 2008 All-Big 12 Outdoors (200 Meters) • 2008 All-Big 12 Outdoors (4x100-Meter Relay) • 2008 All-Big 12 Indoors (200 Meters) • 2007 All-Midwest Region (4x100-Meter Relay) • 2007 Big 12 Outdoor Champion (4x100-Meter Relay) • 2007 All-Big 12 Outdoors (100 Meters) • 2007 All-Big 12 Indoors (60 Meters)

2009: NCAA Regional qualifier in the 100 meters and 200 meters...Took 13th at the NCAA Midwest Region in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 10.43...Also ran a season-best time of 20.84 in the 200 meters to finish 10th at the region meet...Earned All-Big 12 honors as the third leg on Baylor's runner-up 4x100-meter relay squad...Won the 200 meters at the Dr Pepper Invitational...Ran a 200-meter leg on Baylor's sprint medley relay team that won the Texas Relays title with a time of 3:15.96, the fastest time in the NCAA...During the indoor season, earned All-Big 12 honors with a fourth-place finish in the 200 meters at the Big 12 Indoor Championships...Season-best time of 21.20 in the 200 meters came in the preliminary heats at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational...Season-best time of 6.84 in the 60 meters came at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational...Recorded Top 5 finishes in the 200 meters in all four indoor meets in which he competed.

2008: Earned All-America honors as the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay that placed sixth at the NCAA Championships with a time of 39.47...Team clocked a season-best time of 39.37 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Earned All-Midwest Region and All-Big 12 honors as the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay...Ran on Baylor's winning 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays at Drake Relays, helping the Bears to a record seven relay titles...Finished sixth in the 200 meters at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a time of 20.88...Recorded a season-best time of 20.67 in the preliminaries at the conference meet...Won the 100 meters at the Dr Pepper Invitational with a season-best time of 10.46...Finished 20th at the NCAA Midwest Regional in the 200 meters with a time of 21.31...Finished 10th overall at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships in the 100 meters with a time of 10.53...During the indoor season, finished fifth at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in the 200 meters with a time of 21.21...Recorded a season-best time of 21.08 in the preliminaries at the conference meet...Took third at the Husker Invitational with a time of 21.35 in the 200 meters...Finished ninth at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in the 60 meters with a time of 6.81...Fastest time of the season of 6.80 came in a first-place finish at the Husker Invitational...Took second at the Sooner Open with a time of 6.81 in the 60 meters.

2007: Ran the third leg on Baylor's Big 12 champion 4x100-meter relay team that clocked 39.65...Also the third leg on Baylor's fastest time of the season in the sprint relay of 39.63 at Drake Relays...Qualified for the finals of the 100 meters at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 10.40...Earned All-Big 12 honors in the event, although he pulled up halfway through the finals with a hamstring injury...Struggled with injury at the Midwest Regional, finishing 17th in the 200 meters with a time of 21.48...Anchored Baylor to sixth place in the 4x100-meter relay at the Midwest Regional...Ran a personal-best 20.52, the fourth-fastest time in Baylor history, in the 200 meters in the preliminaries of the Big 12 Championships, but missed the finals due to an injury...Clocked a season-best time of 10.31 in the 100 meters at the Michael Johnson Classic...Ran on Baylor's 4x200-meter relay that clocked 1:21.65, the world's fastest time in 2007...Recorded three times under 21 seconds in the 200 meters...Helped Baylor to the 4x100-, 4x200-meter and sprint medley relay titles at the Drake Relays when Baylor won all four sprint relay titles (4x100-, 4x200-, 4x400- and sprint medley relays), the first time a time accomplished the feat since Illinois in 1944, a span of 63 years...During indoor, ran a time of 6.92 in the 60 meters to finish seventh at the Big 12 Championships, earning All-Big 12 honors...Clocked a season-fastest time of 6.81 in the 60 meters at the Sooner Open...Ran a season-best 21.38 in the 200 meters at the Last Chance Meet in Fayetteville, Ark.

2006: Did not compete in his first season at Baylor.

High School: As a senior, finished second in the state in the 100 and 200 meters...Ranked seventh nationally in the 100 meters with a personal-best of 10.49...Ranked 11th nationally in the 200 meters with a personal-best of 21.28...Also helped lead Kilgore (Texas) High School to the class 4A state football championship with a perfect 16-0 record...Earned second-team all-state honors at wide receiver.

Personal: Full name is Courtney Darrell Thomas...Born March 4, 1987, in Longview, Texas...Son of Fred and Alberta Burnett...Majoring in speech communications.

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