Caitlin Thomas

Caitlin Thomas


Cardington, Ohio

High School:



2009-10: Ran in 12 events during the spring season ...Placed 11th in the 5,000-meters and fourth in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships ...Finished 15th in the 5,000-meters at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship ...Placed first in the mile at the All-Ohio Indoor Championship ...Finished first in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase at the Miami Invitational ...Set a school record of 17:36.22 in the 5,000-meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ...Ran a season-best 4:45.80 1,500-meters, 5:05.59 mile and 10:38.45 3,000-meters.

2008-09: Saw action in 10 events for XU in the spring in the long distance events ...One of only three XU athletes to compete in the NCAA Regional in 2009 when she participated in the 3,000-meter steeplechase where she came in 22nd overall with a time of 11:18.14 ...Fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase of the season came at the All Ohio Championship where she clocked a time of 10:44.72 ...Ran a 5:15.00 mile at the Golden Flash Invitational ...Season-best 1,500-meter run occurred at the Stan Lyons Invitational with a time of 4:44.52 ...Clocked a season-best 3,000-meter run with a 10:29.00 at the Gladstein Invitational ...Season-best 5,000-meter run of 18:18.90 came at the Early Bird Relays.

2007-08: Was the team's top runner in the 3,000-metet steeplechase during the track season... Set a new program record in the event with a time of 11:20.70 at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships, finishing eighth overall... Won the steeplechase event at both the UNLV Collegiate Classic and the Boston-Moon Classic... Was the runner-up at the Early Bird Relays and Southern Ohio Cup... Took 17th in the 5,000-meter run at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships with a time of 18:43.18... Ended the season with 13 finishes in the top 20.

High School: Was the 2006 Division III State Cross Country Champion... Turned in a personal-best time of 18:12 5K... In the 2006 State Meet recorded a 1600-meter run time of 5:08... During her junior year turned in a time of 11:21 in the 3200-meter run... MOAC League Champion for four consecutive years... 2006 MOAC Runner of the Year... Central District Runner of the Year all four years of high school... Earned 6th in the State Cross Country Championships in 2003 and 4th in 2004... Three-Time Academic All-Ohio... Three-Time MOAC League 1600 Champion... Four-Time MOAC League 3200 Champion... Four Time Central District and Regional Champ in 1,600-meter run and 3,200-meter run, holding the regional record in both events.

Personal: Born September 14, 1988... Majoring in biology.