2013: Raced at four meets for New Mexico, including a scoring effort at the prestigious Notre Dame Invitational ... Opened at Lobo Invitational, placing sixth overall — and second on the team — in 15:44 ... Was the team's No. 4 runner at Notre Dame, placing 55th overall with a time of 25:20.6 over 5 miles ... Also competed at the Wisconsin Invitational (262nd, 25:45) and the Mountain West Championships (43rd, 25:54.59).
2012: Competed unattached twice for the Lobos ... Ran at the Lobo Invitational and Kachina Classic, placing 33rd (20:39.2) and 22nd (26.58), respectively.
Competed at Dulce HS in Dulce, N.M ... Won the 800 at the 2012 Class AA state championships with a time of 2:01.59 ... Took second in the 1600 at the same meet with a 4:23.62 time ... Has personal records of 1:59.42 in the 800, 4:22 in the 1600 and 26:56 in the 8K ... Also played football and basketball at Dulce.
Son of Steve and Holly Thomas ... Father Steve was a pole vaulter in college ... Lists football, basketball, hanging with friends and skating as hobbies ... Thomas has been to seven countries.
• Academic All-Mountain West, 2013
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2014