Wyoming Heads to Northern Colorado's Tom Benich Invite
Sophomore Kereston Thomas Wins the 100 and 200 Meters
2013-14: Indoors ran the 3,000 meters at the MW Championships and was a member of the distance medley relay...top 3,000 meters time was 10:14.33 at the Powder River Dual on Jan. 31...outdoors ran the 10,000 meters at the MW Championships...best 5,000 meters performance was 17:51.02 at the Utah Classic on April 11.
Before Wyoming: Ran her prep career for coach Alan Versaw at The Classical Academy...as a senior paced her cross country team to its 10th-consecutive Colorado state title by finishing sixth to earn first team all-state honors...also finished 17th at the Southwest Nike Cross Country Regionals in 17:55 to become the second girl in school history to break 18 minutes in cross country...in track she finished second in the state in the 3,200 meters to earn first team all-state accolades...helped her team win its 8th state team title out of the previous nine years...ran personal bests of 11:17 in the 3,200 and 5:17 in the 1,600 meters during the season...as a junior earned first team all-state honors in cross country and track, as her team won both state titles...as a sophomore earned second team all-state honors in both sports.
Personal: The daughter of Gary and Alice Brunette...born on Jan. 5, 1995, in Bellevue, Neb...has one sister, Abby, and one brother, Matthew...also recruited by Kansas State and Western State...majoring in criminal justice at UW.