Sophomore (2005-06): Outdoors, posted a lifetime-best hammer throw of 56.43 meters (185-02, 8th place) at the Pac-10 Championships...third at the Big Meet (52.04 meters, 170-09).
Redshirted (2004-05): Redshirted the outdoor season due to back surgery...indoors, Thomas posted Cal's fourth-best mark of the season in the weight throw (56-10, Cougar Classic).
Freshman (2003-04): Thomas was a Pac-10 and NCAA Regional qualifier in the hammer ... Finished 10th at the Pac-10 Championships with a mark of 176-06 ... Posted a season best of 180-05 at the Mt. SAC Relays, second on the team.
High School: Thomas attended South Kingstown High School in Wakefield, R.I., where he accumulated 10 varsity letters ... A two-time All-American in hammer throw ... Received all-state honors five times including achievements in shot put, discus and hammer ... Member and captain of undefeated high school volleyball team.
Personal: Born Jan. 10, 1985, in Lewisburg, Pa. ... Parents are Tudor and Carolyn Thomas ... has two brothers: Tudor, who graduated from Boston University, and Will, who competes in track and field at Connecticut ... Undeclared major.