This Year in Cross Country: Finished season scoring points for team at SEC Championships and NCAA Regionals... Finished fourth on squad and 57th overall at Regionals, winning 22:44.07 (6K)... Was fifth best on team at SEC meet, running 6K PR of 21:46.24... Finished 12th overall at Commodore Classic.
2005: Competed from 1500 to 5000... Set PR in 5000 (18.34.65) at Indianapolis... Set indoor PR in 3000 (10:43.57) at MTSU.
This Year in Cross Country: Ran in three races, posting a personal best at the Louisville Invitational (20.47 5K)... Effort was second best by VU runner at meet... Also finished 34th overall at Commodore Classic.
2004: Competed only during indoor season, running three 3,000-meter races... Best effort was 11:22.74 at MTSU meet... In Cross Country: Ran in three races... Top finish was 62nd overall effort at Commodore Classic. In Cross Country: Ran in three races... Top finish was 62nd overall effort at Commodore Classic.
2003: Missed track season due to injury.
High School: Only athlete in school history to become five-time All-State selection... Achieved both feats in track and cross country... Two-time Mid-State Most Valuable Runner... Prep PRs include 2:24 (800), 5:25 (1,600) and 11:32 (3,200)... Cross country PR of 19:02 (three miles) came at 2002 state meet... Salutatorian of class... President of FCA chapter.
Personal: Whitney Ann Thurman... Daughter of Greg and Connie Thurman... Dad is a business owner; mom is a homemaker... A brother, Josh, ran track at Wake Forest... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development... In high school, coordinated and conducted summer day camp for kids with a prep teammate.