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     Joanna Thompson
    Joanna  Thompson


    Knoxville, Tenn.

    High School:
    Knoxville Catholic



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    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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