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University of Miami Athletics

Tara Thomas

position

Sprints

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Dallas, Texas

High School

Skyline Center HS

Tara Thomas - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2008: Best time in the 100-meters came in the preliminary heat of the ACC Championships at 11.89… Ran her best-time of the season at the Miami Elite Invitational in the 200-meters with a 24.69… Member of all seven 4×100-meter relay teams that recorded NCAA Regional times, with the season-best coming at the Hurricane Challenge… Ran the 55-meters once during the indoor season with a time of 7.22 at the Tom Jones Memorial… Ran the team’s top-five times in the 60-meters, with a season-best 7.47, good for a fourth-place finish at the ACC Championships… In three attempts ran a season-best 25.38 at the Tyson Invitational in the 200-meters… Had three attempts at the long jump, with a season-best leap of 5.56m (18-03.00) at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

High School: Named all-district both junior and senior season… Ran with state record holding 4X100 team (44.60)… Member of 4X200m relay team that was ranked second in the nation (1:36.37)… Member of 4X100m that was ranked fifth in the nation (46.12)… Ran nation’s ninth fastest time in the 100m (11.48).

Personal: A business management major… Hobbies include swimming and basketball… Sanya Richards is her favorite athlete… Favorite movie is “Love & Basketball”… Favorite TV show is The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.