Women's Cross Country

Michelle Thomas


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Glen Este

Human Development and Family Science

Michelle Thomas


Buckeyes Defeat Nine Ranked Teams at Wisconsin

Ohio State finishes 14th overall, led by All-American Katie Borchers


First 6k of the Season Awaits Ohio State

Buckeyes travel to Madison, Wis., for adidas Invitational Friday


Ohio State Finishes Sixth at Notre Dame

Senior Katie Borchers leads Buckeyes with a fourth-place individual finish


Borchers, Buckeyes Win 5k Bluegrass Invite

All five Ohio State scorers record personal-best times


Buckeyes Bluegrass Bound for Saturday Meet

Ohio State men and women compete at the University of Kentucky

Athletic Accolades
2013 First Team All-Big Ten selection
2013 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
2013 NCAA All-Great Lakes regional selection

Academic Achievements
Two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic selection
Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete

5k - 17:05.3
6k - 20:50

2014 (Senior) Posted a 5k PR of 17:05.3 at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 46th ... turned in a time of 17:09.4 at the Bluegrass Invitational, placing 11th overall ... opened the season at the Flyer 5k Challenge with a fourth-place time of 18:35.4.

2013 (Junior) Earned First Team All-Big Ten honors with a fourth-place finish at the Big Ten championships (21:04.1) ... All-Great Lakes regional selection with a 25th-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes regional championships (21:00) ... seventh place at the Big Ten Preview ... 44th at the Notre Dame Invitational and 88th at Pre-Nationals ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.

2012 (Sophomore) Showed marked improvement in her second season with the Buckeyes ... placed in the Top 20 at the 6k Great Lakes regional with a PR of 20:50 ... captured 21st at the 6k Big Ten championships ... set a 5k PR at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 17:15 ... placed second with a time of 18:21.0 at the Meijer Flyer 5k Challenge ... also competed at the Spartan and adidas Invitationals.

2011 (Freshman) Placed 35th in 22:04.7 at the 6k NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... took 54th in 21:35 at the 6k Big Ten championships ... finished 69th at the Notre Dame 5k in 17:56 ... came in 35th place in 14:17.1 at the Toledo Inter-Regional Bubble Buster 4k ... placed third in the 5k Appalachian State Mountaineer Open in 18:17.9.

Glen Este High School Two-time indoor and outdoor state champion in the 3200m ... 2010 indoor state champion in the 1600 ... cross country state champion in 2010 ... two-time Nike national qualifier ... Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year for Ohio in 2010 ... placed first in the 2010 Mideast Cross Country Meet of Champions.

Michelle Thomas

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