Julia Thigpen
Julia Thigpen
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Metro Christian Academy

PERSONAL-BEST 6K: 24:28.3 - Gil Dodds Invite - 9/21/19

2019-20: Ran to a season-best 24:28.3 at the Gil Dodds Invite on Sept. 21 ... Competed in four races for the Bears, including three 6K courses.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Metro Christian Academy … Regional champion and all-state in cross country in 2018 … Regional champion and all-state in the 1,600 and 3,200 in 2018 … Member of the 2015 cross country Oklahoma State Champion, 2015-18 regional champions as well as the 2018 track regional champions … Metro Christian Academy Athlete of the Year … Personal-best: 200m-26.44; 400m-58.23; 800m-2:24; 1,500m-4:59; 1,600-5:19; Mile-5:26; 3,000m-10:52; 3,200-11:38; 5K-19:11 … Headmasters list 2010-18.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Pre-Med with a minor in Spanish … Daughter of Ben and Cheryl Thigpen … Grandfather was an All-American football player at Vanderbilt and played in the NFL for the Detroit Lions.