UC Davis adds four individual champs, women place second in team standings
UC Davis opens action at conference championships
Five Aggies win individual events at Brutus Hamilton Challenge
Aggies compete at legendary Edwards Stadium
Morgan Bertsch (high jump) and Natsumi McGee (200 meters) each hit all-time Top 5 marks
|200M||21.74||Causeway Classic Dual Meet||4/21/17|
|400M||47.27||Causeway Classic Dual Meet||4/29/16|
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.