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     Joanna Thompson
    Joanna  Thompson


    Knoxville, Tenn.

    High School:
    Knoxville Catholic



    Addison Named ACC Men’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    Thompson and Kemp also named to the All-ACC Academic Team


    Pack Concludes Action at NCAA Championships

    Kemp takes 22nd in the 5,000m


    Perry Earns All-American Honors at NCAA Championships

    A trio of Wolfpack seniors close out their collegiate careers


    Wolfpack Set to Open Action at NCAA Championships

    Four women and two men will compete during the first two days of competition


    NCAA East Preliminary Athletes to Watch: Saturday breaks down the Wolfpack's entries on the final day of the NCAA East Preliminary

    2013 All-American (Outdoor 10,000m)
    2x Outdoor ACC All-Academic Team (2012-13)
    2x Indoor ACC-All Academic Team (2012-13)
    2x USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2013-14)

    Joanna Thompson'
    s Collegiate Bests
    Mile: 4:54.60
    3,000m: 9:33.98
    5,000m: 16:28.84
    1,500m: 4:26.71
    5,000m: 16:13.31
    10,000m: 33:24.61

    2014 Outdoor Track and Field
    • Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the 5,000m and the 10,000m.
    • Set a personal and team-best result in the 10,000m at the ACC Championships with a time of 33:24.61.
    • Set a team and personal-best mark in the 5,000m at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 16:19.40

    2013-14 Indoor Track and Field
    • Competed in five events, registering a first-place finish in the DMR at the Hokie Invitational and a third-place mark at the High Point Invitational.
    • Set a team-best and personal-best result of 16:28.84 in the 5,000m in the UCS Invitational.
    • Competed in the 3,000m and the 5,000m at the ACC Championships.

    2013 Outdoor Track and Field
    • Competed in the 10,000m, 5,000m and 1,500m events during the season
    • Finished 11th in the 10,000m at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-America honors
    • Placed 12th in the 10,000m at NCAA East prelims with a new career-best time of 33:49.22
    • Clocked a new personal-best of 16:13.31 in the 5,000m at Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational
    • Finished fourth in the 10,000m at the ACC Championships
    • Recorded a new personal-best of 4:26.71 in the 1,500m at the Wolfpack Last Chance meet

    2012-13 Indoor Track and Field
    • Competed in five races during the season for the Wolfpack
    • Finished third in the 5000m invitational at the Hoosier Open (16:54.42)
    • Ran a personal-best in the 3000m (9:33.98) at the Husky Classic
    • Ran an indoor-best 4:54.60 and placed fourth in the mile at the Hilton Garden Invitational
    • Clocked an indoor-best 16:30.95 in the 5000m and finished sixth at the ACC Championships

    2012 Outdoor Track and Field
    • Placed fourth at the ACC Championships in the 10,000m in a collegiate-best time of 34:02.39
    • Placed 18th at the NCAA East Regional Championships in that event
    • Ran a collegiate-best time of 16:19.69 in the 5,000m at the Raleigh Relays

    2011-12 Indoor Track and Field
    • Finished fifth in the 5,000m and seventh in the 3,000m at the ACC Championships
    • Ran 16:35.26 for the 5,000m
    • Posted a collegiate-best time of 9:36.67 in the 3,000m

    • Attended Knoxville Catholic High School and ran for coach Sean O'Neil
    • 2011 state champion in 3,200m and 1,600m
    • 2011 All-American in the indoor 3,200m and the outdoor 5,000m
    • 2010 state champion in the 3,200m
    • 2010 state runner-up in the 1,600m
    • 2010 Tennessee Gatorade Runner of the Year
    • Owns a personal best time of 10:24 for two miles
    • National Honor Society
    • Majoring in zoology

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