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Ramarco Thompson Athlete Profile

Ramarco Thompson

Position: Sprints Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: Bridgetown, Barbados Last School: Combermere Secondary School


  • Parents are Anthony Thompson and Tania Philips
  • Major is economics
  • Began running at age 3
  • Enjoys gaming, art and cooking
  • Sports hero is Usain Bolt
  • Also recruited by LSU, Penn State and Jackson State University

Before BYU

  • Silver medalist at the 2015 Carifta Games in multis
  • Finalist at the 2014 World Youth Olympics in the 200 meters
  • Multi-events champion at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in 2009 and 2011
  • High school coach is Michael Worrell


Personal Bests
Time/Mark Event Meet
7.04 60 meters 2016 Air Force Invitational
10.74 100 meters 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational
21.26 200 meters 2017 Weber State Twilight
35.29 300 meters 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor
48.08 400 meters 2016 Weber State Twilight
14.21 110-meter hurdles 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

2016 | Freshman Year


  • Took third place in the 300m at the BYU Cougar Indoor with a time of 35.29


  • Was part of the squad that won the Utah Spring Classic in the 4x100m with a 40.63 time. The team also took first place at the Wildcat Outdoor Open with a time of 40.82
  • Placed third at the Weber State Twilight Meet in the 400m with a time of 48.11. Also set a new personal record when he took fifth place in the 200m with a 21.7 time.
  • Took third overall at the BYU Cougar Invitational and set a new personal record in the 400m with a time of 48.08

2017 | Sophomore Year


  • At the UNLV Invitational and Sheila Tarr Multis, took 10th place in the 200 meters with a time of 22.09 and sixth place in the 400 with a 48.47 time
  • Set PR in the 100 meters at the BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 10.74
  • Set PR in the 200 meters at the Weber State Twilight Invitational with a time of 21.26