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Thomas Porter

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Junior
Class
Fredericksburg, Va.
Hometown
Mountain View
High School

PRs: 1500m- 3:55.46; mile- 4:12.40; 3000m- 8:14.80; 5000m- 14:03.06; 10000m- 29:34.15
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier:5000m ([apos]12, [apos]13); 10000m ([apos]13)
All-American: 10000m (O: [apos]13 – 2nd)
All-Southeast Region:
XC ([apos]12)
All-ACC:
5000m (I: [apos]12); XC ([apos]12); 10000m (O: [apos]13)
All-ACC Academic: ITF ([apos]12, [apos]13); OTF ([apos]13)
USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic:[apos]12, [apos]13
ACC Honor Roll: ([apos]11-[apos]12)

2013 OUTDOOR
Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the first time and earned second-team All-America honors with a 16th place finish in the 10000m
Earned All-ACC honors with a second place finish in the 10000m at the ACC Championships
Ran a PR of 29:34.15 in the 10000m at the Virginia Challenge, the sixth-best time in school history
Finished 5th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships in a PR of 14:03.06, the ninth best time in school history

2013 INDOOR
Placed 7th in the 50000m and 16th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
Ran a PR of 4:12.40 in the mile at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Earned all-region honors with a 14th-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional
Took home All-ACC honors with an 11th-place finish at conference meet
Finished 109th at NCAAs

2012 OUTDOOR
Competed in 5000m at NCAA East Prelims
Scored at ACCs in 10000m, finishing 7th in PR 30:06.72
Placed 10th in 5000m at ACCs
Ran PR in 5000m at Colonial Relays in 14:07.94
Achieved PR in 1500m at Virginia Swashbuckle in 3:55.46

2011-12 INDOOR
Earned bronze in the 5000m at ACCs
Won mile at Liberty Quad

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
Placed 14th at Lou Onesty Open
Competed at ACCs, finishing 57th

2011 OUTDOOR
Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
Did not compete

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
Did not compete

Personal:
Full name is Thomas James Porter
Son of Mike and Debra Porter
Has three siblings: Michael, 27, Daniel, 22, and Christina Boyd, 26
Coached by Dave Davis at Mountain View High School

More about Thomas:
Favorite movie: The Rookie
Favorite ice cream flavor: cookies [apos]n cream
Favorite song: Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue by Toby Keith