Brian Thomas
Brian  Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Scripps Ranch HS '14

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Human Development


05/25/2018

Aggies look ahead to last day of West Prelims

Clancy and Thomas conclude their running events on Day two of the regional meet

05/24/2018

Toney and Beattie advance to the NCAA Finals

Meanwhile, Thomas advances in the men's 400 quarterfinals, taking place on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

05/22/2018

Eight Aggies stay local for NCAA West Prelims

The top placers will advance to the NCAA Championships at Oregon (June 6-9)

05/12/2018

Aggies earn three more Big West individual titles

Meanwhile, Clancy came away with the Men's Athlete of the Meet honor

05/11/2018

Clancy and Anderson seal first-place titles at conference

The first of the two won the men's high jump, while Anderson won the women's 10,000 meter run

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
200M 21.74 Causeway Classic Dual Meet 4/21/17
400M 46.47 Big West Track and Field Championships 5/11-5/12/18
800M 1:49.98 Bryan Clay Invitational 4/20/18


2018:
BIG WEST 400 METER CHAMPION… BIG WEST MALE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (Apr. 24 & May 1)… Broke the school record in the men’s 400 meter event after becoming the first Aggie to clock a time under 47 seconds, let alone do so more than once in a season… Hit below the 47-second threshold for the first time at the Causeway Classic on Apr. 27 after crossing the line at 46.79 seconds, while the second time occurred at the Big West Track and Field Championships on May 12… Won both the prelims and the finals round at the conference championships with times of 47.09 and 46.47 seconds, respectively… His 46.47 second mark in the 400 currently resides in the number one spot in the UC Davis Record Book, leading the runner-up by 0.58 seconds… Received the top nine best times in the 400 on the UC Davis performance list, and also got the top Aggie mark in the 800 with a time of 1:49.98 from his race at the Bryan Clay Invitational on Apr. 20, which is good for a fifth-place spot in the Aggie all-timers… Qualified up to the quarterfinal round at the NCAA West Prelims… Also helped the Aggies receive the top mark on the UC Davis performance list on the 4x400 relay team running as the second string. 

2017: All-Big West Conference in the 400 with a third-place finish (47.33)... Ran on both relays squads at the championships... Picked up victories in the 400 (47.54) and the 200 (21.74) at Causeway Classic... Also won both events at Aggie Open... Made his 800 debut in winning fashion at Cal Opener (1:53.30)... Improved on that mark at Beach Invitational, winning his heat in 1:51.91... Placed third at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge (1:52.01).

2016:
Finished fourth at the Big West Championships in the 400 (47.75)... Ran on the 4x100 and 4x400 relays teams... Claimed victory at Causeway Classic in a meet record of 47.27, good for No. 3 all-time at UC Davis... Doubled back to finish runner-up in the 200 (21.84)... Took first-place honors at Mondo Team Challenge (47.29) and Aggie Open (48.26).

2015:
Earned All-Big West Conference honors as part of the second-place 4x100 and third-place 4x400 relay squads... Finished tenth in the prelims in the 400 (48.56)... Won the Brutus Hamilton Open in a collegeiate-best (48.08)... Also placed third at Causeway Classic (48.45).

SCRIPPS RANCH HS '14:
Hit career-best marks of 11.14 (100), 22.04 (200) and 47.82 (400)... Also ran 4x400 relay... Advanced to CIF-San Diego Section Prelims in 200 and 400 as a junior, capturing section title in the latter (48.28) after setting career mark in the prelims... Finished fifth at 2013 state meet (38.44)... Captured Eastern League title in the 400 during junior season while also finishing first in 11 races that season... Relay took fourth at 2014 section finals... Also earned berth to state meet in 2011.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif... Majoring in human development... Parents are Brian and Rita Thomas... Chose UC Davis because of the campus and the people.