Damon Thompson

    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Hightower HS

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Throws

    Experience:
    HS

    Damon Thompson

    05/02/2014

    Cassie Wiley Leads Heptathlon On Day One

    Senior leads competition after five events at inaugural conference championships

    04/12/2014

    Track & Field Has Outstanding Showing At Texas Invitational

    Men's team finishes second, Women's team finishes third

    03/28/2014

    Women's Relays Qualify For Texas Relays Finals

    Women's 4x400m relay records third best time in the nation

    03/21/2014

    Cougars Wrap Day One of UTSA Invitational

    Emiliano Troitino sits second after five events in his first decathlon competition

    02/28/2014

    Men's DMR Wins Conference Championship

    Walker, Charles, Fernando, Barraza recorded fourth best time in Cougar History to set the American Conference record

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Shot Put 11.84m (38-10.25) 1.17.14
    Weight Throw 18.08m (59-4) 1.17.14
    Outdoor Date
    Discus 47.62m (156-3)) 4.26.14
    Hammer 56.15m (184-3) 5.3.14

    2013-14 (Redshirt Freshman)
    Indoor:
    Competed in seven meets for the Cougars throws... Had a stellar meet at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational, recording a personal best of 18.08m (59'-4") to win the weight throw... His mark is the second best in school history behind Rick Fenton... Also threw a personal best of 11.84m (38'-10.25") in the shot put... Was the only Cougar to score in the weight throw at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships.

    Outdoor: Jumped into the hammer throw school record books as he recorded the third best mark of 56.15m (184'-3") to take fourth place at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships... Recorded a personal best of 47.62m (156'-3") in the discus during the J. Fred Duckett Twilight meet at Rice.

    2012-13 (Freshman)
    Indoor/Outdoor:
    Redshirted both seasons.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Qualified for the Regional meet in the discus... Played linebacker on the football team.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Damon Jermaine Thompson... Born on Oct. 3, 1993 in Houston, Texas... Son of Janet Richardson... Enjoys working out and playing video games... Majoring in Mass Communication.

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