Men's Cross Country

Austin Thompson
Austin Thompson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 155
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ga.
Previous School: White County HS

2018 Season (Senior) - Thompson closed out his career as a Bobcat with another stellar season...Of the eight races he competed in, Thompson posted four times that rank within the top 20 all-time times in the history of the program...Highlighting these performances was Thompson's run at the Royals Challenge where he ran the 8k course in 25:46.0...That mark was Thompson's fastest time of his career and was the third-fastest in the history of the program...Thompson was recognized by the league on three different occasions in 2018 raking in the league's player of the week honor (Sept. 18), a spot on the All-Conference Carolinas Third Team and a place on the Academic All-Conference squad. 

2017 Season (Junior) - Thompson routinely posted the top times for the Bobcats during the six-race 2017 season...In four of the six races, Thompson finished within the top 25 of runners at a given meet...His top finish came at the Conference Carolinas Championship where he finshed 11th with a time of 26:45.7...For his effort, Thompson earned Third Team All-Conference honors...Academically, Thompson was named to All-Academic Teams by the conference and the USTCCCA, while also being recognized with a place on the league's Presidential Honor Roll. 

2016 Season (Sophomore): Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors...Earned All-Conference Carolinas First Team honors after finishing fifth at the conference meet with a time of 26:46.2...In addition to his fifth place finish at the conference championship, Thompson also notched a second place finish at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational in early September...Named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll following his sophomore season. 

2015 Season (Freshman): Raced in seven events in his first collegiate season...Tallied a season-best fourth place finish at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invtational with a time of 27:41.5.