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Maryland Track & Field BIO
Brandon Thompson

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2017 Outdoor: Competed at five events...4x200m relay team finished 23rd (1:27.64) and ran 22.50 in the 200m for 7th place at the Florida Relays (3/30-4/1)...took 9th in the 200m (23.58) at the Virginia Quad (4/8)...finished 24th in the 200m (22.78) at the Virginia Challenge (4/22-23)...placed 6th in the 200m (22.46) and 4x100m relay team took 1st place (41.96) at the Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/5)...4x100m relay team finished 9th (41.92) and also finished 24th in the 200m prelims (22.76) at the Big Ten Championships (5/12-14).

2017 Indoor: Competed at three events...finished 15th in the 60m prelims (7.12) and 4x400m relay team placed 4th (3:17.20) at the Nittany Lion Challenge (1/14).

2016 Outdoor: NCAA East Regional Qualifier in the 200m...competed at nine events...ran 100m, 200m and relay events...season-best 20.97 (w.2.3) in 200 ranks fourth all-time at Maryland...member of two first place 4x400 relay squads...posted season-best 10.54 in the 100 at the Virginia Quad Meet (4/8)...clocked season-best 20.97 in the 200 at the Big Ten Championships qualify for NCAA East Regional (5/13-5/15)...also took 11th in the 100 prelims (10.48) and 10th in 4x400 (3:19.49) at B1G Championships...notched time of 21.43 in the 200 at NCAA Eat Regional (5/26-28).

2016 Indoor: Competed at two events...went 6.98 in the 60 and 22.05 in the 200 at the Great Dane Classic (1/16)...posted top-five finishes in both the 4x400 relay (3:29.11) and 6- (7.07) at the Terrapin Invitational (1/30). 

2015 Outdoor: Competed in seven events...took third at the UTEP Springtime Invitational in the 200m (21.72)...also recorded a time of 10.83 at the event...was a member of the 4x400m relay team that took first at the Maryland Invitational (3/28)...improved to a 10.79 in the 100m at the Florida Relays (4/2/4)...notched a 10th-place finish at the 100m in 10.82 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet (4/17-18)...competed at the Penn Relays (5/1)...placed third in the 200m at the Kehoe Twlight Meet (5/1)...ran season bests in the 100m (10.76) and the 200m (21.58) at the Big Ten Championships (5/15-17).

2015 Indoor: Competed in three events...ran a season best 6.99 in the 60m at the Terrapin Invitational to finish fourth in the final (1/17)...recorded a 22.08 in the 200m final at the Armory Invitational to place seventh (1/30-31)...also notched an indoor season best of 21.97 in the prelims at that event...finished the season with an 18th-place finish in the 200m at the Husker Invitational (2/6-7)

At Georgia:

2014 Outdoor: Took eighth in the 100-meter dash after crossing the finish line in 10.61 at the Alabama Relays...Also ran a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team (40.44) at the Relays and on the first-place 4x200 relay team (1:24.21)...Ran on the winning 4x100 relay team after the group clocked a 40.64 at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Also took seventh in the 100 (10.56) and ninth in the 200 (21.17) at the Georgia Tech meet...Part of 4x100 relay team that clocked a 39.75 for eighth at the Florida Relays...Ran on the winning 4x100 relay team after clocking a 39.58 at the Spec Towns Invite...Also took third in the 100 (10.48) and seventh in the 200 (21.15) at the Spec Towns meet...Ran a leg on the third-place 4x100 relay team at the War Eagle Invite thanks to a time of 41.40...Helped give the Bulldogs' their third straight sprint medley relay win at Drake with a 3:18.22...Part of fourth-place 4x100 relay team after the Bulldogs ran a 39.61 at the Drake Relays...Clocked a 10.70 to tie for 16th in the 100 prelims and was 20th in the 200 prelims (21.38) at the SEC Championships...Also ran on the eighth-place 4x100 relay team (39.88) at SECs...Ran a leg on the qualifying 4x100 relay team at the NCAA East Prelims as the group clocked a 39.70...Also was 33rd in the 200 prelims (21.37)...Bulldogs failed to finish the 4x100 relay at the NCAA Championships after a problem with the baton exchange.

2014 Indoor: Took eighth in the 200-meter dash after clocking a 21.64 at the Auburn Invite...Finished with a season-best time of 6.98 to take eighth in the 60 prelims at the Vanderbilt Invite.

High School: Two-time GHSA AAA state runner-up and three times in the top three...All-State in the 55-meter dash and advanced to the Armory in New York City...Two-time Region 6-AAAAA champion in the 100 and 200...Four-time Region 8-AAA champion in the 100 and 200...Earned team MVP honors all four years...Personal-best times of 10.55 (100) and 21.36 (200)...Set school records at Milton High School in the 100, 200 and sprint medley relay and at Chestatee in the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay...Numerous USATF and AAU state championships...Three USATF Junior Olympic appearances and eighth in the 2013 in the 100 and anchored the fourth-place 4x100 relay team...Also earned All-Region honors in football while leading his team to runner-up honors in Region 8-AAA play.

Personal: Son of Mike and Mary Thompson...Pre-Sport Management.

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