Thomas Gales
Thomas Gales
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Granger, Ind.
High School: Penn
Events: Mid-Distance

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT TIME MEET DATE
400-Indoor 52.89 IC Hilltop Invite 2/16/2018
800-Indoor 1:56.18 UAA Championships 2/25/2018
800-Outdoor 1:54.40 Gregory Final Qualifier 5/15/2015
1,500-Outdoor 4:05.16 WashU Mini Meet 3/24/2018

--One-time NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field All-American: 2018 (Distance medley relay - second, 9:57.81 * School Record)

2017-18
INDOOR:
Ran to All-American honors as a member of the runner-up men's distance medley relay team (9:57.81) ... A member of the school record holding distance medley relay team (9:57.81) ...  USTFCCCA Indoor Midwest All-Region as a member of the second fastest distance medley relay team (9:48.55) in the region ... WashU's fastest 800m performer on the season with a career-best time of 1:56.18 at the UAA Championships on Feb. 25 ... Earned all-UAA honors with third-place finish in the 800m (1:56.23) ... Named the UAA Indoor Track Athlete of the Week as part of the men's distance medley relay team on March 12 ... Academic all-UAA.
OUTDOOR: WashU's third fastest 800m performer, posted a season-best time of 1:54.57 at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Invite on April 20 ... Named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District 5 Team by CoSIDA ... Academic all-UAA... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

2016-17: UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete ... Academic all-UAA.

2015-16: Finished 37th overall at the UAA Cross Country Championships (26:10) ... Academic all-UAA for cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Penn High School ... Placed eighth in the 800 at the Indiana State Track & Field Meet ... Two-time Northern Indiana Conference champion in the 800 ... Also a member of Penn's regional champion 3,200 relay ... Two-time all-state and all-conference in track & field ... Indiana Track & Field all-star ... All-region cross country ... Two-time second-team all-conference in cross country ... Freshman 800 record holder (2:03.09) ... Member of school-record 3,200 relay set in 2014 (7:59.04) ... Personal-best 800 of 1:55.02.

PERSONAL: Majoring in computer sciences ... Son of Joe and Jackie Gales.