Outdoor Track

April Thomas
 April Thomas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Colo.

High School:
Eaglecrest

Event:
Distance

Experience:
1V

2007: Finished fourth in the 5,000 meters and fifth in the 3,000 meters at the MWC indoor championships. Ranks third in school history in the indoor 5,000 meters after running 16:44.11 at the Husky Classic. She finished third in the 10,000 meters at the outdoor MWC championships in a time of 36:28.54. During the cross country season she earned MWC Athlete of the Week honors on two occasions. Was the individual MWC women's cross country champion running the 6K course in a time of 21:20, an effort which earned her MWC cross country Athlete of the Year honors. Earned first-team all-conference, all-region, and all-MWC academic honors.

2006: Narrowly missed All-American honors during the cross country season, earning all-conference and all-region awards. Placed eighth at the NCAA regionals in the 5,000 meters after running a personal best 17:10.59 to finish second at the outdoor championship. Also finished eighth in the 3000 meters during the MWC indoor championship. Ran in four races during the indoor season, placing in the top eight in all four. Earned MWC Athlete of the Week for CSU women's cross country, top-finisher for the Rams at pre-nationals with a 6K time of 20:48.

2005: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Indoor Bests 3000 Meters 9:45.46 (2/10/07) 5,000 Meters 16:44 (2/25/06)

Outdoor Bests 800 Meters 2:21.21 (4/22/06) 1500 Meters 4:43.85 (4/22/06) 5000 Meters 17:10.59 (5/12/06) 10,000 Meters 36:28.54 (5/11/07)

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