Damon Thompson

    RS Junior

    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Hightower HS




    Elig. (I/O):

    Damon  Thompson


    Hammer Throw Scores on First Day of Championships

    Dramatic final throw places Thompson fifth, Pegram eighth


    Cougars Ready for The American Outdoor Championships

    Houston men look to defend outdoor title in Storrs, Conn.


    Cougars Honor Seniors at 2015 Senior Awards Banquet

    Houston thanks 17 seniors; awards Cougar Warrior Award


    Cougars Head to Austin for Texas Invitational

    Houston readies for second of four outdoor trips to Austin


    Cougars Head to Victor Lopez Bayou Classic

    Houston travels cross-town to Rice for two-day meet

    • School Record Holder in the Weight Throw 19.10m (62-8)
    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Shot Put 11.84m (38-10.25) 1.17.14
    Weight Throw 19.10m (62-8) 1.9.15
    Outdoor Date
    Discus 47.62m (156-3)) 4.26.14
    Hammer 58.99m (193-6) 3.27.15

    2014-15 (Sophomore)
    Competed in seven meets throwing the weight for Houston this season, registering top-5 finishes in each including a win at the Houston Indoor Opener...Finished fourth at The American Athletic Conference Championships with a throw of 18.25m...Set a new school record with his toss of 19.10m at the opener...Finished second at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational with a mark of 17.06m (55-11.75)

    Outdoor: Competed in throws events for the Cougars in six different meets during the 2015 outdoor season...Scored points for the Cougars at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships with a fifth place finish in the hammer throw and a mark of 54.89m (180'-1")...Set a new personal record in the hammer throw at the Bobcat Invitational with a mark of 58.99m (193'-6")...Threw the hammer 57.19m (187'-7") at the TSU Relays to open the season with a second place finish.

    2013-14 (Redshirt Freshman)
    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)
    Redshirted both seasons.

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

    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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