Photos of the Illini women's track & field team competing at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invite on March 27-28.
2014 Track and Field Outdoor: Placed ninth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships ... Competed in the heptathlon at the prestigious Drake Relays and placed 13th ... Recorded two fourth-place finishes in the 100m hurdles ... Also competed in the 200m, 800m, long jump, high jump, shot put and javelin outside of the heptathlon.
Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles and long jump at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed first in two events at the Orange & Blue Open, winning both the 60m hurdles and the long jump ... Also competed in the 60m, high jump and shot put during the season.
2013 Track and Field Indoor: Did not compete.
USATF champion in the 100m and 400m hurdles ... Was runner-up at the state meet in the 100m and 300m hurdles ... Female athlete of the year ... Holds 16 school records.
Daughter of Colessie Kelly ... Born Oct. 16, 1993 ... Has a brother, Chris ... Majoring in community health.
Thompson's Personal Bests Outdoor
Heptathlon: 4,645 pts - Big Ten Championships (5/17/14)
100m H (hept.): 14.61 - Drake Relays (4/25/14)
200m (hept.): 25.74 - Drake Relays (4/25/14)
800m (hept.): 2:25.39 - Drake Relays (4/25/14)
High Jump (hept.): 5-1 (1.55m) - Big Ten Championships (5/16/14)
Shot Put (hept.): 29-3 ¾ (8.93)m - Big Ten Championships (5/16/14)
Long Jump (hept.): 17-11 ¾ (5.48m) - Big Ten Championships (5/17/14)
Javelin (hept.): 80-2 (24.44m) - Big Ten Championships (5/17/14)
60m: 8.01 - Illini Open (1/11/14)
60m H: 8.73 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
200m: 26.10 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
High Jump: 5-2 ¼ (1.58m) - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
Long Jump: 18-6 (5.64m) - Tyson Invitational (2/14/14)
Shot put: 31-4 ½ (9.56m) - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)