Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Mt. Airy, Md.

High School:


2004-05: Experienced action in three indoor meets (20-pound weight throw) ... Posted a season-best toss of 13.28 meters at the Patriot Games (3rd-place) ... Finished 19th at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a throw of 12.86 ... Competed in the discus and hammer throws during the outdoor campaign ... Top discus effort of season was a fourth-place standing at the UNC Fast Times Invitational (36.99 meters) ... Closed season in strong fashion with an eighth-place finish in the hammer throw at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (46.05) ... Recorded three other throws over 40 meters (40.60/9th/Seahawk Invite, 43.05/5th/Liberty Twilight Qualifier and 44.41/8th/UNC Fast Times Invite at Chapel Hill.

Personal: A nutrition major ... Daughter of Edward and Jackie Thompson ... Has four older siblings - Stephen, Joy, Matt, and Ben ... Member of ECU Dean's List ... Won Maryland state indoor shot put competition as a prep standout and was an honor roll student and member of National Honor Society in the classroom ... Spends summers participating in Olympic Weightlifting and staying active in volunteer work.