Holland Thomas
Holland Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Princeton, NJ

High School:
West Windsor Plainsboro North HS

Event:
Hurdles/Relays

Birthdate:
10/16/1989


All C-USA Performer

2011 Outdoor: Earned three top-five finishes during outdoor season... Was third in the 100m hurdles (season-best 14.28s) and fourth in the 400m event (1:04.75s) at the SEMO Invite... Was fifth in the 400m hurdles at the Ole Miss Invite with a 1:02.77s mark.

2011 Indoor: Had four top-five finishes in the hurdles during indoor season... Season-best runner-up finish at the SEMO Invite in the 55m hurdles was due to season-best tying 8.38 mark... Other 8.38 55m hurdles mark came at the ASU Kick-off Klassic, where she finished fourth... In the 60m hurdles, was third at the EIU Mega Meet (9.20) and the SIU Invitational (9.10)... Also provided Memphis' season-best 400m dash at the Hoosier Hills Invitational with a 59.90 mark... Part of distance medley relay team that earned points for the blue-and-gray with a sixth-place, 12:09.05 finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships.

2010 Outdoor: Set personal bests in the 100m and 400m hurdles...finished in the top-eight 10 times as a junior...career-best 13.95 100m mark came during preliminary round at John McDonnell Classic; she finished third with a 14.02 final-round run...set 400m personal best in the C-USA championship finals, where she finished fourth with a 1:01.49 mark.

2010 Indoor: Scored points twice for the Lady Tigers in the 55m hurdles, finishing third at the Redhawk Invite (8.44) and seventh at the ASU Kickoff Klassic (8.46)...set a personal best in the 60m hurdles with a 9.01 mark during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championships.

2009 Outdoor: Competed in seven meets during the outdoor season and had 10 top-10 finishes...Finished second in the 100m hurdles at the Rhodes Open...Finished fifth in the 100m hurdles at the Memphis Tiger Invitational...Finished sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Mississippi Open with a time of 1:03.39.

2009 Indoor: Competed in four meets throughout the indoor schedule in 2009...Finished third in the 55m hurdle competition at the SEMO Invite...Had a fourth place finish in the 60m hurdles at the SIU McDonald's Invitational...Set a personal-best 60m hurdles time of 9.09 at the C-USA Indoor Championships.

2008 Outdoor: Competed in five meets throughout the 2008 outdoor track and field season...Competed in both the 100m hurdles and the 400m hurdles...In the first meet of the season at the Rhodes Open Meet, placed second in the 400m by running a time of 1:03.70...At the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championships, set personal-best records in both the 100m hurdles and the 400m hurdles...Ran a 14.47 in the preliminaries of the 100m hurdles and a tenth place 1:03.08 in the 400m hurdles.

2008 Indoor: Competed in five meets during the Indoor track and field season...Participated in the 55m hurdles, the 60m hurdles and the 400m dash for the Tigers...At the SIU McDonalds Invitational, set personal records in the 60m hurdles running a seventh place time of 9.11 in the finals and also ran a personal best 1:01.50 in the 400m dash in the finals...Set a personal record in the 55m hurdles when she ran 8.27 in the preliminaries at the SEMO Invitational...At the 2008 C-USA Indoor Championships, ran the 60m hurdles and recorded a 9.16 in the preliminaries.

Academics: Has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for two semesters...She has also made the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for one year.

Prep: Attended West Windsor Plainsboro North High School, where she lettered in track and field all four years...Coached by Bill Mealy...Competed in the hurdles...Also participated in field hockey...Was named MVP her junior and senior year.

Personal: Full Name is Holland Trier Thomas...Was born on October 16, 1989, to Jessica and Gary Thomas...Has a sister, Paris...Enjoys skiing.

Thomas' Best Outdoor Performances
Event Mark Meet/Date
100m Hurdles 13.95 John McDonnell 4/10/10
400m Hurdles 1:01.49 C-USA Champ. 5/16/10
Thomas' Best Indoor Performances
Event Mark Meet/Date
55m Hurdles 8.27 SEMO Invite 2/23/08
60m Dash 8.42 SIU McDonald's 2/6/10
60m Hurdles 9.01 C-USA Champ. 2/27/10
400m Dash 59.90 Hoosier Hills Invitational 2/11/11
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