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Ryan

Thomas

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Year Senior
Hometown Charlottesville, Va.
High School Albemarle
Major Political Science
School: CC

Bio

2017 Ivy League Champion, Outdoor 5,000m
2017 NCAA East Prelims Qualifier, 5,000m

2016-17: (XC) Began the season with a fourth place finish at the Stony Brook Invitational, where he posted an 8K time of 25:53.9 helping the Lions run away with a team gold ... Finished the Paul Short Run in 24:19.5 coming in 39th and assisting the Lions to a 5th place team finish. (T&F) Became the Ivy League Champion in the 5,000m run, taking the tape in 14:13.41 at Outdoor Heps ... Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the event ... Clocked a season best 14:00.56 at the Stanford Invitational in the 5,000m, winning his heat in the process ... Ran a career best 3:53.90 in the 1,500m run at the Virginia Challenge ... Finished fourth in the 3,000m at Indoor Heps in 8:14.11 ... Helped Columbia to a third place finish in the DMR at Indoor Heps, running the anchor leg.

2015-16: Ran a season best 4:17.82 in the 1 Mile run ... Part of the Ivy League Champion Cross Country team.

2014-15: Finished the Paul Short Run (10/4) in 25:29 for a season best.

High School: A 2014 grauduate of Albemarle High School in Charlottesville, Va. ... Thomas arrived to Columbia with personal best times of 2:27.60 in the 1000m run, 4:12.38 in the one mile run and 9:24.99 in the two mile run ... Plans to major in Political Science at Columbia ... The son of Christine and Michael Thomas.

Career Bests

800m - 1:53.91
Ivy League Outdoor Championships - May 9, 2015
1,500m - 3:53.90
Virginia Challenge - April 21, 2017
1 Mile - 4:17.82
Fastrack National Invite - Feb. 12, 2016
3,000m - 8:10.06
Columbia East-West Challenge - Jan 27, 2017
5,000m - 14:00.56
Stanford Invitational - March 31, 2017
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Columbia Top 5: Week of October 23-29, 2017
Interview: #IvyHeps Champ Ryan Thomas
Highlights: Columbia Posts Seven Victories at Outdoor Heps