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Shanieka Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Andrew, Jamaica

High School:
Vere Technical

Height:
5-11

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Shanieka Thomas

04/24/2014

No. 14 T&F Set for Drake Relays & Triton Invite

No. 14 T&F set for Drake Relays & Triton Invite

04/19/2014

Thomas Posts Best Triple Jump Mark in the Nation

Thomas posts best triple jump mark in the nation

04/18/2014

No. 18 T&F Posts Four SDSU Top-10 Marks on Friday

No. 18 T&F posts four SDSU top-10 marks on Friday

04/15/2014

No. 18 Track & Field to Compete at Mt. SAC Relays

No. 18 Track & Field to compete at Mt. SAC Relays

04/04/2014

No. 11 T&F Leads After Day 1 of Cal/Nevada Champs

No. 11 T&F leads after day 1 of Cal/Nevada Champs

As of Jan. 9, 2014

* 2014 Women's Preseason Bowerman Trophy Watch List
* 2013 World University Games Qualifier (Triple Jump)
* 2013 Jamaican Championships Qualifier (Triple Jump)
* 2012 Jamaican Olympic Trials Qualifier (Triple Jump)
* 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Champion (Triple Jump)
* 2013 MW Female Athlete of the Year
* Two-time First-Team Outdoor USTFCCCA All-American (2012-13 Triple Jump)
* Two-time First-Team Indoor USTFCCCA All-American (2012-13 Triple Jump)
* 2011 Second-Team Indoor USTFCCCA All-American (Triple Jump)
* 2013 USTFCCCA Indoor West Region Field Athlete of the Year
* 2013 MW Women's Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year
* 2013 MW Women's Indoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year
* 2013 MW Women's Indoor Track and Field Most Outstanding Performer
* Four-time MW Outdoor Track and Field Champion (2012-13 Triple Jump, 2013 Long Jump, 2013 4x400-Meter Relay)
* Three-time MW Indoor Track and Field Champion (2012-13 Triple Jump, 2013 4x400-Meter Relay)
* Five-time all-MW Outdoor Track and Field Team (2011-13 Triple Jump, 2013 Long Jump, 2013 4x400-Meter Relay)
* Five-time all-MW Indoor Track and Field Team (2011-13 Triple Jump, 2013 400 Meters, 2013 4x400-Meter Relay)
* Two-time MW Spring All-Academic Team (2011-12)
* Six-time MW Track and Field Athlete of the Week (Jan. 24, 2012, Jan. 22, 2013, Feb. 5, 2013, Feb. 12, 2013, April 23, 2013, April 30, 2013)

School Records
Triple Jump (Indoor):
46-02.50 (Feb. 8, 2013 at Don Kirby Elite Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Triple Jump (Outdoor): 46-05.25 (May 11, 2013 at MW Championships - Las Vegas, Nev.)

Collegiate Bests
60 Meters:
7.99 (Jan. 28, 2012 at Air Force Academy Team Challenge - USAFA, Colo.)
200 Meters (Outdoor): 25.09 (April 14, 2012 at ASU Tri-Meet - Tempe, Ariz.)
400 Meters (Indoor): 55.67 (Feb. 23, 2013 at MW Championships - Nampa, Idaho)
400 Meters (Outdoor): 55.38 (March 29, 2013 at Cal/Nevada Championships - La Jolla, Calif.)
High Jump (Indoor): 5-07.00 (Feb. 26, 2011 at MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)
High Jump (Outdoor): 5-01.00 (March 27, 2011 at Cal/Nevada Championships - Los Angeles, Calif.)
Long Jump (Indoor): 19-09.75 (Jan. 21, 2012 at Bronco Invitational - Nampa, Idaho)
Long Jump (Outdoor): 19-10.25 (May 10, 2013 at MW Championships - Las Vegas, Nev.)
Triple Jump (Indoor): 46-02.50 (Feb. 8, 2013 at Don Kirby Elite Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Triple Jump (Outdoor): 46-05.25 (May 11, 2013 at MW Championships - Las Vegas, Nev.)

World University Games
2013:
6th (44-04.75 - Triple Jump)

Jamaican National Championships
2013:
3rd (45-10.00 - Triple Jump)

Jamaican Olympic Trials
2012:
3rd (44-09.00 - Triple Jump)

NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2013:
1st (46-04.75 - Triple Jump)
2012: 2nd (45-09.75 - Triple Jump)

NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
2013:
2nd (45-04.25 - Triple Jump)
2012: 7th (42-07.50 - Triple Jump)
2011: 9th (42-07.00 - Triple Jump)

NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (Outdoor)
2013:
1st (46-02.00w - Triple Jump) | 14th (3:37.73 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 31st (19-04.00 - Long Jump)
2012: 2nd (44-08.00 - Triple Jump)
2011: 14th (41-04.25 - Triple Jump)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2013:
1st (46-05.25 - Triple Jump) | 1st (20-07.25w - Long Jump) | 1st (3:35.41 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 8th (47.47 - 4x100-Meter Relay)
2012: 1st (43-11.25 - Triple Jump) | 4th (55.44 - 400 Meters) | 4th (18-10.75 - Long Jump) | 7th (52.78 - 4x100-Meter Relay)
2011: 2nd (41-08.00 - Triple Jump) | 6th (18-10.50 - Long Jump) | 6th (49.49 - 100-Meter Relay)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2013:
1st (43-09.00 - Triple Jump) | 1st (55.67 - 400 Meters) | 1st (3:42.11 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 19th (16-03.75 - Long Jump)
2012: 1st (43-01.75 - Triple Jump) | 3rd (19-03.25 - Long Jump)
2011: 2nd (42-02.25 - Triple Jump) | 5th (5-07.00 - High Jump) | 8th (3:55.41 - 4x400-Meter Relay)

2013-14
Is one of just 10 athletes in the country on the initial watch list for The Bowerman Trophy, which is given out annually to the top collegiate track and field athlete in the country.

2012-13
Outdoor Track and Field:
Posted arguably the best season in school history ... qualified for the World University Games (July 11) and Jamaican National Championships (June 23) in the triple jump, where she finished sixth (44-04.75) and third (45-10.00), respectively ... became the fifth NCAA individual champion in school history when she won the meet on June 7 in 46-04.75 (seventh-best mark in collegiate history) ... ended her fantastic outdoor season as an NCAA champion, a first-team USTFCCCA All-American, the Mountain West Female Athlete of the Year (regardless of sport), the MW Women's Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year, three-time MW champion, a three-time all-MW pick and two-time MW Athlete of the Week ... is the only woman in collegiate history to record two wind-legal jump marks of 46 feet or farther at separate meets ... won the NCAA Prelims (May 23-25) title in the triple jump (wind-aided 46-02.00) and was 31st in the long jump (19-04.00), while teaming up in the 14th-place 4x400-meter relay team in 3:37.73 (top 12 advanced to NCAA Championships) ... won three events at the MW Championships from May 10-11, winning individually in the triple jump in a school-record, MW-record, MW Championships-record and stadium-record mark of 46-05.25 (fifth-best mark in collegiate history) and the long jump in a wind-aided mark of 20-07.25 ... also was on the winning 4x400-meter relay squad in 3:35.41, which ranks sixth all-time at SDSU, and the eighth-place 4x100 relay (47.47) ... made her outdoor debut at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 29-30, taking second in both the 400 (55.60) and long jump (19-04.00) ... was second in the triple jump and first among collegiate freshmen at the invitational triple jump at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 20 in 45-01.50 ... won the triple jump (collegiate heats) at the Penn Relays on April 26 in 44-08.00 and third as a runner of the 4x400-relay (3:35.42) in the collegiate open one day later.

Indoor Track and Field: Was the runner-up at the NCAA Championships on March 9 in the triple jump in 45-04.25 ... ended her indoor season as a NCAA champion, first-team USTFCCCA All-American, USTFCCCA Indoor West Region Field Athlete of the Year, MW Women's Student-Athlete of the Year, MW Most Outstanding Performer, a two-time MW champion, three-time all-MW selection and three-time MW Athlete of the Week ... won the triple jump at the MW Championships (Feb. 22-23) in 43-09.00 and the 400 (55.67 - No. 8 all-time at SDSU), and was apart of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:42.11), which ranked as the second-fastest time in school history ... won the triple jump at the Cherry & Silver Invitational on Jan. 19 in 44-02.50 and was fourth in both the long jump (19-02.50) and the 4x400-meter relay (3:50.26) ... won the triple jump (44-04.00) at the New Mexico Classic (Feb. 1-2), and was fifth in the long jump (18-05.25) and sixth in the 400 (56.85) ... won the triple jump at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational on Feb. 8 in a school-record mark of 46-02.50 (No. 8 in collegiate history) and ran a leg on the seventh-place 4x400-meter relay (3:44.41).

2011-12
Outdoor Track and Field:
Had another outstanding season, which culminated with a third-place showing in the triple jump (44-09.00) at the Jamaican Olympic Trials on July 1 ... finished runner-up in the triple jump at NCAA Championships on June 9 with a leap of 45-09.75, which would have been a school record had the wind not been too high ... was second at the NCAA West Prelims on March 26 with a wind-aided mark of 44-08.00 ... won the triple jump at the MW Championships on March 12 at 43-11.25 ... also was fourth in the long jump (18-10.75) on May 11 and in the 400 (55.44) on May 12 in her collegiate debut in the event ... ran in two relays at the MW Championships as well, taking fourth in the 4x400 (3:45.96) and seventh in the 4x100 (52.78) ... made her outdoor season debut at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 31-April 1, winning the triple jump (42-11.00) and taking 13th in the long jump (17-11.75) ... also was a part of the seventh-place showing in the 4x400 in 3:52.92 ... at the ASU Tri-Meet on April 14 was first in the triple jump (42-02.25) and eighth in her only 200 (25.09) of the season ... also was a member of the third-place 4x100-meter relay squad (47.71) and third-place 4x400-meter team (3:48.05) ... had a good outing at the Mt. SAC Relays, taking ninth in the open long jump (19-00.75) on April 20 and sixth in the invitational triple jump (43-08.00) a day later.

Indoor Track and Field: Bettered her freshman season by two places at the NCAA Championships, taking seventh in the triple jump in 42-07.50 ... won the triple jump at the Mountain West Championships on Feb. 25 in 43-01.75 after taking third in the long jump the previous day in 19-03.25 ... competed at the Bronco Invitational on Jan. 21, finishing second in the triple jump (43-03.25) ... also was fourth in the long jump in 19-09.75, the fifth-best mark in program history ... won the long jump (19-05.50) and was 19th in the 60 meters (7.99) on Jan. 28 at the AFA Team Challenge ... took second in the triple jump at the Don Kirby Elite (Feb. 10) in 43-09.25, which was the second-best mark in school history.

2010-11
Outdoor Track and Field:
Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in the triple jump and took 14th with a leap if 41-04.25 ... was just two places from going to nationals ... took second at the MW Championships in the triple jump in 41-08.00 and sixth in the long jump (18-10.50) ... was third in the triple jump at the Steve Scott Invitational on April 29 with a leap of 41-10.50 ... was a member of the 400-meter relay team that was third in 46.05 at the UCSD Triton Invitational on April 23 ... took fourth at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 15) in the triple jump with a jump of 42-04.00 ... it was the third-best mark in school history ... was the runner-up finisher in the open triple jump at the Sun Angel Classic on April 9, posting mark of 39-09.25 ... finished second in the triple jump (41-03.25) and 11th in the high jump (5-01.00) at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 27.

Indoor Track and Field: Had a fantastic first indoor season, which culminated in a ninth-place finish in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships ... her leap of 42-07.00 was the third-best mark in school history ... was just one spot away from earning points for SDSU and was the one of just two freshmen that qualified in the event ... earned the qualifying spot after jumping 42-03.50 to win the ISU NCAA Qualifier on March 5 ... was the runner-up finisher in the triple jump (42-02.25) at the MW Championships and fifth in the high jump (5-07.00) ... the high jump mark was tied for the third-best indoor height in school history ... also was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that took eighth in 3:55.41 ... captured the triple jump title at the Lumberjack Invitational on Feb. 9 with a leap of 41-09.75 ... at the Don Kirby Invitational on Feb. 11, was fourth in the triple jump (42-01.50) and eighth in the high jump (5-05.00) ... made her Aztec debut at the New Mexico Invitational on Jan. 28-29, taking second in the triple jump (41-07.75), fifth in the high jump (5-06.00) and fifth as a member of the 1,600-meter relay team (3:54.59).

Other Information
Hailing from Clarendon, Jamaica ... finished in fourth place at the Jamaican Boys and Girls Championship in 2010 ... had personal bests of 6-00.75 in the high jump, 41-06.50 in the triple jump and 19-04.00 in the long jump.

Personal
Shanieka Jodiann Thomas was born Feb. 2, 1992 ... daughter of Arlene and Anthony Thomas.