Kathleen Thompson
Kathleen Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Geneva, Ill.

High School:
Geneva

Birthdate:
09/18/1986

2007-08: (Cross Country): Competed in five races ... placed ninth at the Illini Challenge, running the 4K in 15:03 ... finished 11th at the Illinois Intercollegiate 5K race with a time of 18:21.85 ... was 29th and finished with a personal-best 6K time at the Bradley Classic (22:13) ... at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship, finished with a time of 18:38.40 (28th). (Indoor): Recorded season-best performance in the 3,000-meter run at the Iowa State Classic, turning in a time of 10:21.60 (38th place) ... placed ninth with a season-best 17:55.53 in the 5,000-meter run at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships. (Outdoor): Did not compete.

2006-07: (Cross Country): Placed ninth at the Illini Challenge 5K with a time of 19:07, her fastest time of the season ... finished 21st at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships (18:47.75) ... was the Redbirds' highest finisher (97th) in the 6K at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 23:21.82 ... placed 17th in the 6K at the Bradley Classic (23:07). (Indoor): Placed 11th in the mile run with a season-best time (5:17.2) at the Edmonds Cup ... placed fourth at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 5,000-meters with a season-best time of 17:40.05. (Outdoor): Turned in a time of 5:00.16 in the 1,500-meters at the Gatorade Classic ... placed seventh at the Jim Duncan Invite in the 3,000-meters (10:12.39) ... finished fourth with a season-best time of 17:23.28 in the 5,000-meters at the Vanderbilt Invite ... had a season-best time in the 10,000-meters (36:51.22) at the Drake Relays ... placed fourth (37:01.96) at the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 10,000-meters.

2005-06: (Indoor): Placed third at the Redbird Open in the mile with a time of 5:22.23 ... also recorded another third-place finish during the indoor season at the Badger Invite in a time of 18:38.51 in the 5,000-meters. (Outdoor): Took second in the 1,500-meters (4:48.16) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational ... turned in a season-best time of 10:33.67 in the 3,000-meters at the Missouri Relays.

At Geneva HS: Recorded a 38th-place finish at the IHSA state Cross Country meet ... her team won the conference and regional championship ... during the track and field season, placed ninth overall in the 1,600-meters at the state meet ... was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed third at state her junior year.

Personal: Born 9/18/86 ... daughter of Clark and Tammie Thompson ... major is history.

TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS

Mile 1,500-meter run 3,000-meter run 5,000-meter run 10,000-meter run
INDOOR 5:00.16 - 10:12.31 - -
OUTDOOR - 4:48.16 - 17:23.28 36:51.22

CROSS COUNTRY SEASON-BESTS

5K 6K
2007 18:21.85 22:13
2006 19:07 23:07
2005 18:11.63 23:02