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     Joanna Thompson
    Joanna Thompson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Knoxville, Tenn.

    High School:
    Knoxville Catholic


    10/18/2014

    Cross Country Women Place Fifth at Pre-National Invitational

    The NC State men finished 13th of 46 teams at the event

    10/17/2014

    Cross Country Primed for Pre-National Invitational

    Eight runners from each squad will represent the Wolfpack

    10/03/2014

    Cross Country Finishes Second and Eighth at Notre Dame Invitational

    Sam Parsons ran a career-best time of 23:44.8 in the five mile race

    10/02/2014

    Cross Country to Compete in Notre Dame Invitational

    The teams will go into the meet coming off two wins at the Adidas Challenge

    09/19/2014

    Cross Country Begins Season With Team Wins at Wolfpack Challenge

    Joanna Thompson Wins the Women's Division

    Cross Country
    3x All-ACC (2011, 2012, 2013)
    2013 ACC All-Academic Team
    3x All-NCAA Southeast Region (2011, 2012, 2013)
    2013 All-American
    Track

    2013 All-American (Outdoor 10,000m)
    2014 ACC Indoor All-Academic Team

    2014 Outdoor 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.

    2013 Cross Country
    • All-ACC and All-Region performer for third consecutive year
    • Qualified as an individual for the NCAA Cross Country Championships and posted a 36th-place finish to earn All-America accolades
    • Competed in team-high six meets, finishing in the top 10 in four. Finished a season-best second place at the Wolfpack Invitational with a time of 16:55.2
    • Recorded a fifth place showing at the NCAA Southeast Regional (20:12.0) to garner All-Region honors
    • Finished seventh at the ACC Championships (20:08) to grab All-ACC honors
    • Finished in 10th among 300 runners at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 21:10.3
    • Registered a 17th place showing among 288 competitors at the Wisconsin Invitational, running a time of 20:08

    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 Cross Country
    • Earned All-Region honors with a 11th place finish (20:51.45) at the NCAA Southeast Regional
    • Received All-ACC recognition with a 7th place finish (20:28.7) at the ACC Championships
    • Finished 43rd (20:24) at the Wisconsin Invitational (6K)
    • Placed ninth (16:53) at the Notre Dame Invitational (5K)

    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

    2011 Cross Country
    •Took third place in her first collegiate race, the adidas Cross Country Challenge on Sept. 16, covering the 5k course in 17:19.6
    •Was NC State's top finisher at the Roy Griak Invitational, taking 19th place and running the 6k course in 21:14.2
    •Finished 54th at the Wisconsin adidas Open on Oct. 14, running the 6k course in 21:00.4
    •Ran 12th at the ACC Championships on Oct. 29 at the Musser Fruit Research Center at Clemson, S.C., completing the 6k course in a time of 20:44.3 to earn all-conference honors in her first year of collegiate competition
    •Earned all-regional honors with a 13th-place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional in Louisville, Ky., running the 6k course in 20:40.8
    •Finished her freshman season with a solid 77th-place finish at the NCAA Championships, running the 6k course in 20:51.6

    Prep/Personal

    •Ran track and cross country at Catholic High School for coach Sean O'Neil
    •Won the Tennessee Class AAA cross country state championship as a senior in 2010, winning the race by 68 seconds over the second-place runner

    •Finished 10th at the 2010 Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships to earn high school All-America honors
    
• Finished fourth at the 2010 Foot Locker Southeast Regional
    
• Ran 18th at the 2009 Foot Locker Southeast Regional
    
• Received the 2010-11 Gatorade Tennessee girls cross country runner of the year award

    •Was a two-time state championship in the 3200 meters, as a junior in 2010 and as a senior in 2011
    •Won the 1600 meters as a senior in 2011

    •Was state runner-up in cross country as a junior in 2010

    •Was a three-year All-KIL performer in cross country and track and field
    •Was a member of the National Honor Society and mu alpha theta
    
• Was an AP Scholar and a National Merit Scholarship commended student
    
• Majoring in zoology


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