Charlotte Cross Country BIO
 Keara Thomas

At Charlotte - 2010 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Won the Atlantic 10 championship, earning career-best time of 10:35.75 ... Finished fifth in the 5,000-meters at the A-10 Meet, running 17:38.71 ... Ran a personal-best time of 4:41.11 in the 1,500-meters at the Duke Invitational ... Took sixth place in the 3,000-meters at Duke ... Indoor 2010: Finished fourth in the 1,000-meters at the A-10 Meet, recording time of 2:59.10 ... Placed fifth in the conference meet's mile run with time of 4:58.62 ... Anchored sixth-place 4x800-meter relay squad at the conference championships ... Clocked best time of the season in the 1,000-meters (2:57.46) at the Virginia Tech Invite ... Cross Country 2009: Made season debut at Charlotte Invitational placing fourth with time of 17:32.4, the seventh-fastest time in program history ... Outdoor 2009: Named to Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar List Honorable Mention ... Qualified for NCAA Regional in 3000M Steeplechase (10:39.47) and won A-10 Championship in event ... Charlotte's top performer in 2000M Steeplechase (7:24.46) and 3000M Steeplechase ... Also competed in 1500M Run (4:41.30) ... Indoor 2009: Ran first leg of A-10 Champions in Distance Medley Relay that set meet record (11:53.47) ... Ran second leg of A-10 Champions in 4x800m Relay that set school record (9:10.20) ... Placed sixth in mile run at A-10 Championship (4:57.99) ... Cross Country 2008: Earned All-Conference accolades for her fourth-place finish at the A-10 Championships ... Ran a season-best 5K time at the conference championship meet ... Placed second at the Bojangles Invitational ... Outdoor 2008: Led off the 4x800m relay team that finished fifth at the Raleigh Relays ... Ran a 4:43.14 to finish ninth at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Ran a 2:21.69 at the 49er Classic ... Indoor 2008: Ran the third leg of the DMR team that placed second with a time of 12:06.42 at the Clemson Invitational ... Ran the third leg of the 4x800m team that ran a 9:21.12 at the Penn State National Open ... Placed 13th with a time of 5:12.30 in the mile run at the Carolina Invitational ... Finished 12th at the Clemson Invitational in the 800m run in a time of 2:26.04 ... Cross Country 2007: Crossed the finish line in third place at the first three meets of the season ... Ran a season best 18:09.03 at the Gamecock Invitational ... Placed 13th at the Furman Invitational ... Finished 28th at the A-10 Championships.

Personal: Daughter of William and Sharon Thomas ... Has three brothers, Patrick, Cameron and Kerrin, and two sisters, Stacey Reade and Molly ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Born August 15, 1989.

Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Haverhill, M.A.
High School: Governor's Academy
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