Thomas, Wagner earn All-Regional honors
Buckeyes run against 31 teams Friday in Madison
Junior completes race in a 6k time of 20:41
Junior paces Ohio State with a 6k-time of 20:35
Buckeyes run against 19 of the top-30 teams in the nation this Friday
2013 (Junior) Earned USTFCCCA/NCAA All-America honors - the first in school history - with a 40th-place finish at the NCAA championships (20:46) ... finished 12th at the NCAA Great Lakes regional championships (8k PR of 20:37), good for All-Regional honors ... First Team All-Big Ten selection with a sixth-place finish at the conference meet (21:07.2) ... fifth place at the season-opening Flyer 5k Challenge and eighth placeat the 6k Big Ten Preview ... placed 23rd at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5k PR of 17:37.7 ... 38th at Pre-Nationals.
2012 (Sophomore) Set a 5k PR of 17:44 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 49th at the Great Lakes Regional Championship, setting a 6k PR at a time of 21:33 ... placed 13th at the Meijer 5k Challenge ... finished 53rd at the Big Ten championships ... also ran at the adidas and Spartan Invitationals.
2011 (Freshman) Finished 13th at the 5k Wilmington Fall Classic in a time of 19:16.23 ... also competed at the 4k Toledo Inter-Regional Bubble Buster.
Russia Local High School State champion in the 800m run in 2011 ... set school records in the 800m, 1600m, 5k and 4x400m relay ... named First Team All-League for four years in cross country and track ... state qualifier in cross country and track for four years ... helped the Raiders to three Shelby County Athletic League championships in cross country and one in track ... also lettered in basketball and cheerleading.