Track & Field



 Kereston Thomas
Kereston Thomas

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rawlins, Wyo.

High School:
Rawlins HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
1L


06/11/2014

Cowboy Senior Finley Seeks Elusive National Title on Friday

Discus Starts Friday at 5 p.m. MT

05/30/2014

Second Day of NCAA West Preliminary in the Books

Fisher and Gardner Both Miss Top 12 by Less Than a Second

05/29/2014

Fisher Highlights Wyoming's Opening Day in Arkansas

Graduate Student Runs Third-Fastest Outdoor 800 Meters in School History

05/27/2014

Track & Field Ready to Compete at NCAA West Preliminary

Program Will Send a School-Record 15 Participants

05/22/2014

14 Wyoming Tracksters Earn NCAA Bids

Number Ties for the Program's Most Ever

05/18/2014

2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships

2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.

05/05/2014

2014 Cowpoke Open

2014 Cowpoke Open

2013-14: Earned four All-MW honors during the season, including conference titles in the 200 meter indoors, 100 meters outdoors and 4x100-meter relay outdoors...indoors ran the second-fastest time in school history in the 60 meters in 7.45 to place fifth at the MW Championships...also posted the second-fastest time in UW history in the 200 meters with a 24.20 at the conference meet to finish first...outdoors broke her own school record in the 100 meters with a time of 11.50 at the MW Championships to win the event...also ran the No. 4 time in the 200 meters with a 23.71 at the conference meet to finish runner-up...helped Wyoming's 4x100-meter relay win at the MW Championships in 45.04, the second-fastest time in school history...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the 100 and 200 meters and the 4x100-meter relay...finished 44th in the 200 and 48th in the 100 at the event.

2012-13: During the indoor season, earned UW's No.3 all-time mark in the 60 meters with a 7.52 in the preliminaries round at the MW Championships for fifth place...also achieved UW's No. 3 all-time mark in the 200 meters with a 24.39 for sixth place...finished seventh in the 60 meters in 7.6 and eighth in the 200 meters in 24.6 at the league meet...won the 60 meters in 7.5 at the Air Force Invite and seventh in the 200-meter preliminaries in 25.5...outdoors, competed at the MW Championships in the 100 meters, placing ninth in 11.8 after finishing seventh in the preliminaries in 11.7...also competed in the 200 meters at the league meet, finishing 12th in 24.3 and helped the 4x100-meter relay to sixth place in 46.1...won the 200 meters in 24.1 at the Cowpoke Open...earned UW's best 100-meter time in school history with an 11.68 at the Jack Christiansen Invite for second place, also placing first in the 200 meters in 24.4 and helping the 4x100-meter relay to first place in 46.1...achieved UW's eighth best all-time 200 meters at 24.15 for 18th place at the Mt. SAC Relays...named Academic All-MW.

Before Wyoming: Coached by Nancy Steinburg at Rawlins High School ... lettered four years in track ... also played three years of basketball ... named basketball team captain and Ms. Defense for two years ... in track, named all-conference and all-state all four years ... placed at region and state as a freshman and sophomore ... honor roll member all four years, National Honor Society member as junior and senior ... member of student council first two years and served as Student Body Vice President senior year ... earned two academic letters.

Personal: Parents are Linzie and Amber Green ... has eight siblings ... father, Linzie, played basketball at Nicholls State while stepmother, Amber, played collegiate volleyball ... majoring in anthropology.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:
60 Meters - 7.45 (2014)(No. 2 UW All-Time Mark)
200 Meters - 24.20 (2014)(No. 2 UW All-Time Mark)

Outdoor:
100 Meters - 11.50 (2014)(No. 1 UW All-Time Mark)
200 Meters - 23.71 (2014)(No. 4 UW All-Time Mark)

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