Brycen Spratling advances to the 400 meter final with a semi-final time of 45.41 seconds
Spratling, Nkanata, Murray, Palmer and Thompson ready to compete on national stage
Nkanata officially punches his ticket for Eugene in two weeks
Palmer, Spratling and Thompson advance onto Nationals in Eugene, Oregon
Evann Thompson breaks the school record in the women's 400 meter hurdles
Top Performances: 60M-8.09, 100H-13.84, 400H-58.89,500M-1:17.09
Accolades: Competed in the USA Junior Nationals in the women's 400M hurdles.
2013 Outdoor: Competed in the Charlotte 49er Classic in the women's 100M hurdles and 400M hurdles, placing fourth in the 400M hurdles. Posting times of 15.08 and 1:02. Competed at the Aggie Invitational in the women's 100 meter and 400 meter hurdles with posted times of 14.53 and 1:00.84...Competed in the 100 and 400 meter hurdles at the Big East Outdoor Championshipsposting personal best times in the both events with times of 13.84 and 58.89; placing sixth in the 100 meter hurdles andthird in the 400 meter hurdles...Competed at the USA Junior Nationals in the women's400M hurdles posting a time of 59.12 in the finals and finishing 6th overall.
2012-13 Indoor: Ran in the women's 60M dash, registering a time of 8.06, at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala, her first collegiate meet...competed in the Nittany Lion Challenge women's 600M run finishing second with a posted time of 1:33.97...finished fourth in the women's 500M dash at the Penn State Nationalwith a posted time of 1:16.49, a personal best...ran in the women's 800 meter run at the Akron Invitational with a posted time of 2:21.19, making a new personal best time...Finished eleventh in the women's 600M run with a time of 1:34.49, also competed in the 4X400M relay at the SPIRE Invitational...part of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished fourth at the Big East Championship Meet with a time of 3:40.18.
High School: Was a three-year participant at Indoor Nationals...as a junior, Thompson was the 100M sectional champion and also qualified for states in the 55M hurdles...as a senior, Thompson won the Group 4 State Relay Championship and was the 100 hurdle and 400 hurdle sectional champion...her team placed sixth at outdoor nationals in the 4x200M relay.
Personal: Daughter of Janet and Chuck Thompson...also competed in gymnastics...a member of the National Honors Society...majoring in nursing.