Ashlee Thomas Athlete Profile

Ashlee Thomas

Ashlee Thomas
Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2009-2011 Hometown: Bakersfield, CA Last School: Centennial High School

Personal

  • Born in American Fork, Utah
  • Parents are Marc and Janelle Thomas
  • Father was a two-time All American in Baseball at BYU
  • Enjoys hanging out with friends, playing soccer, wakeboarding and going to the beach
  • Majoring in finance

Before BYU

  • Competed in soccer, track and cross country at Centennial High School
  • Earned three varsity letters in soccer, cross country and four in track
  • Four time California state qualifier in track and cross country
  • Placed ninth in the California State Championships
  • Named all-area Track Athlete of the Year by the Bakersfield Californian Newspaper, awarded The Tyack Award and the Kern County California's most outstanding senior all-around athlete in 2008
  • Named the most scholastic athlete
  • MVP for four years in track
  • First team all-area for five years
  • Holds six school records in track

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 800m- 2:12.87; 1000m- 2:51.92; 1500m- 4:38.40; Mile- 4:52.24


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Started BYU career with a second placed 800m finish at the Bengal Shootout with a time of 2:18.51
  • Ran a season-best 800m (2:16.93) while placing eighteenth at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Placed fifth at the Mountain State Games in the 800m with a time of 2:17.57

Outdoor:

  • Started outdoor season placing seventh in the 800m (2:14.83) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • Placed fifth at the Robison Invitational in the 800m (2:14.06)
  • Ran season best 800m time (2:12.87) at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet
  • Placed ninth at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 800m with a time of 2:17.12

2011 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Began the season at the Snake River Open with a second place finish in the 800m (2:16.30)
  • Part of the winning 4x800m team (8:53.02) and placed fifth in the 1000m (2:51.92) at the New Balance Invitational
  • Took eighth in the mile in 5:00.40 at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor:

  • Finished sixth in the 1500m in 4:38.40 at the Aztec Invitational
  • Took ninth in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational in 4:41.14
  • Placed second in the 800m in 2:15.94 at the UVU Open
  • Placed second in the 800m at the Robison Invitational in 2:14.60
  • Ended season with a fourth place finish in the 800m at the BYU Twilight Meet in 2:16.07