Brandon Thompson
blank Brandon Thompson
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
Chestatee

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

2014: Outdoor - Took eighth in the 100-meter dash after crossing the finish line in 10.61 at the Alabama Relays...Also ran a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team (40.44) at the Relays and on the first-place 4x200 relay team (1:24.21)...Ran on the winning 4x100 relay team after the group clocked a 40.64 at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Also took seventh in the 100 (10.56) and ninth in the 200 (21.17) at the Georgia Tech meet...Part of 4x100 relay team that clocked a 39.75 for eighth at the Florida Relays...Ran on the winning 4x100 relay team after clocking a 39.58 at the Spec Towns Invite...Also took third in the 100 (10.48) and seventh in the 200 (21.15) at the Spec Towns meet...Ran a leg on the third-place 4x100 relay team at the War Eagle Invite thanks to a time of 41.40...Helped give the Bulldogs' their third straight sprint medley relay win at Drake with a 3:18.22...Part of fourth-place 4x100 relay team after the Bulldogs ran a 39.61 at the Drake Relays...Clocked a 10.70 to tie for 16th in the 100 prelims and was 20th in the 200 prelims (21.38) at the SEC Championships...Also ran on the eighth-place 4x100 relay team (39.88) at SECs...Ran a leg on the qualifying 4x100 relay team at the NCAA East Prelims as the group clocked a 39.70...Also was 33rd in the 200 prelims (21.37)...Bulldogs failed to finish the 4x100 relay at the NCAA Championships after a problem with the baton exchange.

2014: Indoor - Took eighth in the 200-meter dash after clocking a 21.64 at the Auburn Invite...Finished with a season-best time of 6.98 to take eighth in the 60 prelims at the Vanderbilt Invite.

High School: Two-time GHSA AAA state runner-up and three times in the top three...All-State in the 55-meter dash and advanced to the Armory in New York City...Two-time Region 6-AAAAA champion in the 100 and 200...Four-time Region 8-AAA champion in the 100 and 200...Earned team MVP honors all four years...Personal-best times of 10.55 (100) and 21.36 (200)...Set school records at Milton High School in the 100, 200 and sprint medley relay and at Chestatee in the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay...Numerous USATF and AAU state championships...Three USATF Junior Olympic appearances and eighth in the 2013 in the 100 and anchored the fourth-place 4x100 relay team...Also earned All-Region honors in football while leading his team to runner-up honors in Region 8-AAA play.

Personal: Born September 23, 1994...Son of Mike and Mary Thompson...Pre-Sport Management.

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