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Thomas Porter
Thomas  Porter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fredericksburg, Va.

High School:
Mountain View

Event:
Cross Country/Distance


08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

11/07/2013

Virginia Track & Field Names 2014 Captains

Four men and four women to lead the Cavaliers during indoor and outdoor seasons

09/11/2013

Virginia Cross Country Names 2013 Captains

King and Porter to lead men's team, Strehler and Stevens to lead women's team

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

PRs: 1500m- 3:55.46; mile- 4:12.40; 3000m- 8:14.80; 5000m- 14:03.06; 10000m- 29:34.15
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier:5000m ('12, '13); 10000m ('13)
All-American: 10000m (O: '13 - 2nd)
All-Southeast Region:
XC ('12)
All-ACC:
5000m (I: '12); XC ('12); 10000m (O: '13)
All-ACC Academic: ITF ('12, '13); OTF ('13)
USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic:'12, '13
ACC Honor Roll: ('11-'12)

2013 OUTDOOR
• Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the first time and earned second-team All-America honors with a 16th place finish in the 10000m
• Earned All-ACC honors with a second place finish in the 10000m at the ACC Championships
• Ran a PR of 29:34.15 in the 10000m at the Virginia Challenge, the sixth-best time in school history
• Finished 5th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships in a PR of 14:03.06, the ninth best time in school history

2013 INDOOR
• Placed 7th in the 50000m and 16th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Ran a PR of 4:12.40 in the mile at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
• Earned all-region honors with a 14th-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional
• Took home All-ACC honors with an 11th-place finish at conference meet
• Finished 109th at NCAAs

2012 OUTDOOR
• Competed in 5000m at NCAA East Prelims
• Scored at ACCs in 10000m, finishing 7th in PR 30:06.72
• Placed 10th in 5000m at ACCs
• Ran PR in 5000m at Colonial Relays in 14:07.94
• Achieved PR in 1500m at Virginia Swashbuckle in 3:55.46

2011-12 INDOOR

• Earned bronze in the 5000m at ACCs
• Won mile at Liberty Quad

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Placed 14th at Lou Onesty Open
• Competed at ACCs, finishing 57th

2011 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

Personal:
• Full name is Thomas James Porter
• Son of Mike and Debra Porter
• Has three siblings: Michael, 27, Daniel, 22, and Christina Boyd, 26
• Coached by Dave Davis at Mountain View High School

More about Thomas:
• Favorite movie: The Rookie
• Favorite ice cream flavor: cookies 'n cream
• Favorite song: Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue by Toby Keith

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