Aaron Thompson
Aaron Thompson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
East

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 140

Event:
Sprints

Aaron Thompson Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Junior/Junior

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor: Finished 16th in the preliminary round of the 600 meters (1:18.98) and helped his team to a fifth-place performance in the 4x400-meter relay (3:10.50) at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) ... helped his team finish ninth in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:10.56 at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) ... competing in the 500 meters, placed sixth in 1:02.91 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... in his first career 600-yard race, finished fifth in 1:11.38 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (2/1) ... also helped his team place third in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:13.30 ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), won the 600 meters in 1:18.93 ... making his season debut, finished third in the 400 meters in 48.82 at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18)

2014 Outdoor: Finished 16th in the 400 hurdles in a time of 55.78 at the Big Ten championships (5/16-18) and helped the Badgers finish fifth in the 4x400 meter relay in 3:09.65 ... won the 400 hurdles at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) in a season-best time of 52.36 ... At the Tom Botts Invitational (5/3), placed runner-up in the 400 hurdles in 52.57 and helped his team to a second-place finish in the 4x400 relay in 3:19.94 ... finished 16th in the 400 meters (49.00), sixth in the 400 hurdles (53.00) and helped his team place fourth in the 4x400 relay (3:16.32) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/19) ... also placed 10th in the 400 hurdles (54.63) at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/18) ... at the Florida Relays (4/4-5), placed 23rd in the 400 hurdles with a time of 52.96 ... making his outdoor debut, finished first in the 400-meter hurdles (53.75) and helped his team win the 4x400-meter relay (3:19.21) at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21-22)

2013 Indoor:
At the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/26), finished 21st in the 400 meters, clocking in at 49.99 seconds ... was part of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished fourth in 3:12.67 ... finished second in the 200 metersat the Wisconsin Invitational (1/19) with a time of 22.19 seconds ... also was a part of the 4x400-meter relay team that won in 3:14.23 ... finished second in the 200 meters in a personal-best 22.05 seconds at the Badger Track Classic (1/12) ... was part of the winning 4x400-meter relay team that finished in 3:14.46

2013 Outdoor: Competing unattached, won the 400-meter hurdles in a personal-best 51.58 seconds at the Wisconsin Open (5/4)

2012 Indoor: Second-team All-American as part of Wisconsin distance medley relay team that finished ninth in a time of 9:51.25 at NCAA championships (3/9) ... automatically qualified for the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships as a member of the distance medley relay team that ran to the school's second-fastest time of 9:30.86 at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/2) ... helped the distance medley relay team run to a runner-up finish at the Big Ten championships (2/24) with a time of 9:44.99 and also was a part of the 4x400 relay team that finished seventh in a time of 3:10.93 ... competing unattached, claimed first in the 400 meters with a dash of 49.58 and placed sixth in the 200 meters with a personal-best time of 22.43 at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21) ... took the win in a consolation run of the 400 meters with a dash of 48.19 seconds and was also part of the Wisconsin 'A' 4x400 relay team that took second place with a time of 3:12.81 seconds at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4) ... finished first in the 400 meter dash at the Badger Track Classic (1/14), crossing the finish line in 48.98 seconds and running unattached for Wisconsin ... ran to an 11th-place finish in the 400 meters with a time of 48.39 and also was part of the Wisconsin 'A' 4x400 relay team that finished fifth in a time of 3:10.56 at the Iowa State Classic (2/10-11)

2012 Outdoor: Placed 20th in a preliminary section of the 400-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 53.58 seconds at the Big Ten championships (5/12) ... helped the 4x400-meter relay team win at the Triton Invitational (4/28) with a time of 3:16.96 ... placed third in the 400 hurdles with a time of 55.71 at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) ... a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) after clocking in at 3:12.26 and also took part in the 400-meter hurdles and finished eighth with a time of 53.75 ... finished 17th in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.39 at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... part of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished 7th with a time of 3:17.86 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (4/21)

Personal
Major is undeclared

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
200 Meters 22.05 1-12-13 400 Meters 49.00 4-19-14
400 Meters 48.19 2-4-12 400 Hurdles 51.58 5-4-13
500 Meters 1:02.91 2-08-14
600 Meters 1:18.93 1-25-14
600 Yards 1:11.38 2-01-14

Second Team All-America Honors (1)
2012 - Indoor (1)
Distance Medley Relay: 9th (9:51.25)

At the NCAA Championships
2012 - Indoor
Distance Medley Relay: 9th (9:51.25)

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Indoor
600 Meters: 16th-P (1:18.98)
4x400-Meter Relay: 5th (3:10.50)

2014 - Outdoor
400 Hurdles: 16th-P (55.78)
4x400-Meter Relay: 5th (3:09.65)

2012 - Indoor
4x400-Meter Relay: 7th (3:10.93)
Distance Medley Relay: 2nd (9:44.99)

2012 - Outdoor
400 Hurdles: 20th-P (53.58)

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