2008-09 Women's Track & Field
Amy Anderson Sprints/Hurdles
Jorie Ballun Distance
Amanda Body Sprints/Jumps
Whitney Bowman Distance
Alyssa Bradford Distance
Angie Brown Throws
Sara Christensen Distance
Kristine Clay Distance
Alison Eyer Jumps/Sprints
Julie Flowers Throws
Lydia Hurlbert Throws
Natalie McCorriston Throws
Laura Rolf Distance
Windy Santa Cruz Distance
Caitlin Sauerhage Distance
Emily Thompson Distance
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Emily Thompson

Emily Thompson

EVENTS Distance
YR. Jr./So./So.
HOMETOWN Sun Prairie, Wis.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Sun Prairie

2009 (Track and Field): Ran season-best times of 2:35.99 in the 800m run and 5:22.18 in the 1,500m run during outdoor season ... posted a time of 2:48.96 in the 800m run during the indoor campaign ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Did not run track last season for the Crusaders ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll accolades during the fall 2007 semester.

2007 (Cross Country): Did not compete for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll notice for fall 2007 semester.

2007 (Track and Field): Ran in five meets for Valpo ... competed at middle distances during both indoor and outdoor campaigns ... placed third outdoors in 1,500m run at Puma Invitational.

2006 (Cross Country): Raced four times for the Crusaders during her freshman campaign ... opened season with 4K time of 19:36 on home course at Sunset Hills Farm during Crusader Invitational ... cut over three minutes off of 5K time in two weeks, running a 23:17 at the Open Race of the Notre Dame Invitational ... posted a 6K time of 27:57 in the Open Race at the NCAA Pre-Nationals ... a member of the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Cardinals ... served as team captain as a senior ... earned team’s Keith Kattenberg Dedication Award in 2004 ... named team’s Most Improved Runner as a sophomore ... competed four times at Sectionals ... also lettered in track ... Vice President of Sun Prairie’s National Honor Society.

Personal: Emily is the daughter of Pete and Carolyn Thompson ... major is Spanish with a pre-med concentration ... a member of Christ College ... has earned Presidential academic honors during her time at Valpo ... born April 16, 1988.