Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Asia Thomas
Asia Thomas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cape Girardeau, Mo.

High School:
Cape Girardeau Central HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/10/1992

I/O Eligibility:
JR/JR

07/09/2014

45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

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

04/20/2013

Six Illini Finish in Top-Five at LSU

Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday

04/17/2013

#18 Illinois Athletes Head to Three Meets This Weekend

Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC

01/15/2013

Illini Open

Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 400m ... Competed in both the 200m and 400m at the Big Ten Championships ... Clocked a personal-best time of 24.13 to place third in the 200m at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... Placed second in the 400m with a season-best time of 54.34 at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... Academic All-Big Ten ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Placed seventh in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the 400m at both the Illini Classic and Orange & Blue Open ... Placed second in the 200m at the Illini Open.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 400m ... Ran the second leg of the runner-up 4x100m relay squad at the Big Ten Championships ... Scored points individually for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships, placing sixth in the 400m ... Ran a lifetime best 200m/400m time of 24.15 and 54.01, respectively at the Sun Angel Classic ... Was part of the DMR squad that finished fifth at the Drake Relays and helped the Illini capture the first annual Hy-Vee Cup ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Ran the first leg of the Big Ten champion 4x400m relay team which set a Big Ten and school record time of 3:33.30 ... Also scored points individually at the conference meet, finishing third in the 400m with a career-best time of 54.04 ... Won the 400m titles at the Illini Classic and Illini Open.

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championship in the 400m ... Set a career-best 400m time of 54.14 at the LSU Invitational ... Won the 400m event at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... Notched a personal-best 200m time of 24.67 during the prelims of the Big Ten Championships ... Also was part of the 4x400 team which placed second at the John McDonnell Invitational and ran in the DMR team at the Drake Relays.

Indoor: Ran the first leg of the Big Ten champion 4x400m relay team which set a Big Ten meet and school record of 3:34.89 ... Was part of the 4x400m relay team which qualified for the NCAA Championships ... Won the 400m at the Orange and Blue Open (56.70).

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

Personal
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
Outdoor
200m: 24.13 - Billy Hayes Invitational (5/3/14)
400m: 54.01 - Sun Angel Classic (4/6/13)

Indoor
200m: 25.46 - Tyson Invitational (2/11/12)
400m: 54.04 - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)

Updated July 2014

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