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Jacob Thomson Named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Published: Nov 8, 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky junior Jacob Thomson was named Southeastern Conference Cross Country Cross Country Athlete of the Year, as voted on by the league coaches, Tuesday.
Thomson has a 3.647 grade point average in accounting. 
He placed seventh overall at the 2016 SEC Cross Country Championships with an 8k time of 24:03.60. 
Thomson started the season with three-consecutive runner-up finishes at the Bluegrass Invitational, Texas A&M Invitational, and then led the Wildcats to a team win at the Alabama Crimson Classic.
--All-SEC WildcatsThomson earned All-SEC Cross Country honors for the second season in a row by virtue of his top-seven finish at the SEC Championships. Matthew Thomas and Brennan Fields earned SEC All-Freshman Team honors, as they finished among the top-seven freshmen in the field. Thomas and Fields were third and fourth at SECs, respectively, among freshmen. Katy Kunc, the SEC Championship Bronze Medalist, earned First Team All-SEC honors for the first time in her career.
Matthew Thomas and Brennan Fields earned SEC All-Freshman Team honors, as they finished among the top-seven freshmen in the field. Thomas and Fields were third and fourth at SECs, respectively, among freshmen.
Katy Kunc, the SEC Championship Bronze Medalist, earned First Team All-SEC honors for the first time in her career.
2016 SEC Cross Country AwardsMen's Runner of the Year: Alex George, ArkansasMen's Freshman Runner of the Year: Carter Persyn, ArkansasMen's Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Jacob Thomson, KentuckyMen's Coach of the Year: Chris Bucknam, Arkansas
Women's Runner of the Year: Karissa Schweizer, MissouriWomen's Freshman Runner of the Year: Abby Gray, ArkansasWomen's Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Devin Clark, ArkansasWomen's Coach of the Year: Lance Harter, Arkansas
--For the most in-depth coverage of the UK cross country and track and field program follow the @KentuckyTrack social media channels on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook as well as on UKathletics.com.


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