|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.