UW Health Sports Medicine 

Phil Thomas
Phil Thomas


Greendale, Wis.

High School:



Thomas' Track and Field Bio


  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten in cross country (2008, 2009 and 2010)
  • Named 2010 first-team All-Region

Cross Country
Earned first-team All-Region honors ... placed second for UW and second overall at the Badger Classic with a time of 25:16 ... took 42nd place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 24:23 ... placed 33rd at Big Ten Championships with a time of 24:33 ... claimed 23rd at NCAA Great Lakes Regional in a time of 30:51.93 ... took 128th at NCAA Championship with a time of 31:25.9

2009: Competed in five meets ... was the first UW finisher and second overall at the UW Classic with a time of 19:18.3 ... took 23rd place at the Iona Meet of Champions with a time of 26:06.39 ... finished in fifth for UW and 32nd overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 24:48 ... claimed fourth place at the Jim Drews Invite with a time of 24:49.1 ... claimed 34th place at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 26:18.2

2008: Ran in three meets ... took 16th overall at the Northern Illinois Huskie Open with a time of 28:20 ... placed second for UW and 51st overall with a time of 26:13 at the Loyola Sean Earl Lakefront Invite ... finished second for UW and 17th overall with a 25:34 at the Jim Drews Invitational

2007: Did not compete

High School
Division II state cross country champion as a senior ... finished 14th at the state cross country meet as a junior ... all-state in cross country ... two-time all-conference in cross country ... two-time team captain and team MVP ... placed third in the 1600 meters and fourth in the 3200 meters at state as a junior ... indoor and outdoor conference champion at 1600 meters and 3200 meters ... school record holder at 1600 and 3200 meters ... also lettered in swimming and soccer ... WIAA Scholar Athlete ... member of the National Honor Society

Parents are Stephen and Linda Thomas ... has three brothers, Stuart, Ian and Seth, and two sisters, Ann and Christy ... intends to major in biology ... member of the Undergraduate Research Scholars program

Personal Bests
Cross Country Outdoor Track
8000 Meters 24:23 10-16-10 1500 Meters 3:57.63 5-8-10
10000 Meters 30:51.93 11-13-10
5000 Meters 15:01.63 4-23-09
Steeplechase 8:58.85 5-15-10

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