LSU Gold
Madisonville, La.
High School
St. Paul's HS

Major: Political Science
Events: Mile (4:30.59), 3,000M (9:21.29), 5,000M (16:20.29), XC

Competed in five home meets during the 2009 season … Earned a third-place finish in the mile at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, running a personal-best time of 4:30.59 … Also competed in the 3,000 meters during the indoor season … Clocked a PR of 9:22.03 in a 15th-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Also ran 9:57.60 in the 3,000 meters at the Purple Tiger Classic … Lined up in the 5,000 meters during the outdoor season … Set a new personal best of 16:20.29 in a 25th-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Also ran the 5,000 meters at the LSU Tiger Relays, finishing the race in 16th place with a time of 16:29.98.

Did not compete for the Tigers in 2008.

Did not compete for the Tigers in 2007.

Participated in the 3,000 meters twice during the indoor season … Clocked a seasonal best 9:21.29 at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Did not compete during the outdoor campaign.

Earned a total of nine letters (four in cross country, three in outdoor track and two in indoor track) at St. Paul’s High School … Was the 2004 District 5-5A champion in the 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters … Named the Regional Track MVP after winning the 3,200 meters and earning runner-up honors in the 1,600 meters … Was the Louisiana 5A state cross country champion in 2004 … Placed third at the state cross country meet in 2003 to earn first-team all-state honors … A two-time Metro runner-up in cross country, he also won two district 5-5A titles.

Full name is Jonathan Patrick Thomas … Born May 3, 1987 … Parents are Joe and Roxanne Thomas … Has an older brother, Joseph, and a younger sister, Alexandra … Majored in political science.


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