- Jennifer Thompson
Jennifer Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arab, Ala.

High School:
Arab HS

Position:
Distance

Experience:
3L



2006: Placed third in the indoor season opener at Clemson with a time of 18:58.78 in the 5000-meter run ... led the Blazers in the 3000-meter run at the Niswonger Invitational by finishing in 10:37.85 to take third place ... was UAB's top finisher in the 5000-meters at the Meyo Invitational, crossing the finish line in 17:56.57 ... took 11th place in the 5000-meter run at the Conference USA Indoor Championships with a time of 18:19.56 ... also was the Blazers' top finisher in the 3000-meters at the C-USA Championships, taking 15th place in 10:30.90 ... in the outdoor opener at Southern Miss, placed fourth in the 1500-meters with a time of 4:55.40 ... took fifth at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 39:11.44 in the 10,000-meters.

2005: Ran a personal best in the 10,000-meter run when she finished third at the Alabama Relays with a time of 37.59.99 ... finished second at the Saluki Booster Indoor Invitational in the 5000-meter run with a personal-best time of 18:50.17 ... also had a personal best in the 1500-meter run at the National City Invitational, where she finished fifth with a time of 4:59.48 ... finished fifth in the mile run at the Coach O Invitational with a personal best time of 5:25.82 ... ran a personal best of 10:43.79 in the 3000 meters and finished 11th at the Clemson Tiger Indoor Invitational.

2004: Finished second overall and set a personal best in the indoor mile run with a 5:20.03 at the SEMO Triangular Invitational ... had a personal best of 5:00.89 in the 1500-meter at the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the 3000-meter event at the SEMO Triangular Invitational ... had personal best in the 3000-meter with a time of 10:29.54 at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... set a personal best of 18:03.97 in the 5000-meter at the C-USA Championships and finished 15th overall ... placed 11th overall in the 10,000 meter run at the C-USA Championships with a time of 39:10.64 ... had a personal best in the 10,000-meters with a 38:49.65 time at the Alabama Relays.

High School: Placed third in the 3200 meter for three-straight years and in the 1600 meters twice at the Alabama State Track Championship ... as a junior, placed second in the 3200 meter at the Alabama State Indoor Track Championship ... placed third in the 3200 meters and 1600 meters at the state indoor championship as a senior ... finished third in the 800 meters at the Alabama State Track championship as a senior ... named MVP four times in track ... also lettered in basketball ... winner of the Physical Science Award, Healthcare Science and Technology Award and Most Athletic Award ... was second alternate at the Miss Arab High School event.

Personal: Full name is Jennifer Nicole Thompson ... born Nov. 19, 1984 ... daughter of Sharon and Johnny Thompson ... has an older brother, Justin ... majoring in biology.