Thomas takes 2nd in the triple jump at NCAA Champs
As of Dec. 3, 2013
Pole Vault (Outdoor): 10-06.75 (March 9, 2013 at San Diego Championships - La Jolla, Calif.)
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in four meets in the pole vault in her first collegiate season ... opened her season at the San Diego Championships on March 9, taking ninth with a collegiate PR of 10-06.75 ... tied for 14th in the open flights of the Aztec Invitational on March 15 in 10-04.00 ... came in sixth at the Cal State Sam Marcos Mangrum Invitational on April 6 in 10-05.25 ... finished her season in 10th in the invitational portion of the Triton Invitational on April 27.
Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete in the indoor campaign.
Was a four-year letterwinner at Aptos High School ... helped lead the Mariners to three Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League titles in four years ... was an all-league performer ... finished 13th at the 2011 California state meet and qualified for the meet in 2009 ... was a California Central Coast Section finalist all four years of high school ... also a league champion.
Thresa Marie Vinson was born Sept. 19, 1993, in San Jose, Calif. ... daughter of Tom and Kathy Vinson ... also received interest from Air Force, Air Force Academy, Army, Brown, Colorado State, Cal State Northridge, Drake, Florida State, Georgia, Harvard, Kansas State, Miami, Minnesota, Navy, Ole Miss, Penn, Princeton, USC, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin, Vanderbilt and Villanova during the recruiting process ... undecided on a major.