Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Asia Thomas
Asia Thomas



Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom


43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

2012 Track and Field
Indoor:Part of the Big Ten Champion 4x400m relay team which set a new school record time of 3:34.89 ... Big Ten point scorer in the 400m, finishing fifth and setting a personal-best time of 54.62 ... Took first in the 400m at the Orange and Blue Open ... Also ran the 200m.

High School
2010 400m dash Missouri State Champion ... Set the state record in 400m in 2010 ... Second fastest time in Class 4A history in 400m ... 2010 Missouri State runner up in 200 ... Part of the fastest high school 4x400m relay in 2011 that set a record at the Greatsouthwest Classic in New Mexico ... Part of the 4x200m relay team that shattered the record at the Greatsouthwest Classic ... Holds the Cape Central Senior High School record in the 400m

Granddaughter of Johnny and Earlean Thomas ... Born November 10th, 1992 ... Has 8 siblings, Todd Williams, Jasmine Minter, Zora Brown, Tra Brown, Davon Brown, Ciara Brown, and two twin sisters ... Hobbies include running, eating, sleeping, hanging out with friends, skydiving, bungee jumping, and rock climbing.

Thomas' Personal Bests
200m: 24.54 - Tyson Invitational (2/15/14)
400m: 54.04 - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)

Updated March 2014