Jayce Thomas
Jayce Thomas
Height: 6-0
Weight: 155
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Blue Springs, Mo.
High School: Blue Springs HS
Position: Jumps

2012-13: Indoor: A NCAA Indoor National Championships qualifier in the heptathlon, Thomas placed 9th, narrowly missing out on All-American honors, as he scored 5,094 points, less than 100 points shy of the school record...Earned All-MIAA honors at the MIAA Championships finishing third in the heptathlon at the MIAA Championships scoring 5,115 points while winning the high jump, taking second in the pole vault and third in the 60m hurdles...Also finished fourth overall at the MIAA Championships in triple jump with a jump of 14.52m (47-7.75)...Finished 10th in the triple jump at the Tyson Invite hosted at Arkansas where he jumped 14.38m (47-2.25)...Won the heptathlon at the MSSU Lion Invite where he scored 4, 891 points while winning the long jump (21-8.25), high jump (6-4.25) and 60m hurdles (8.63)...Finished seventh in the 60 meter hurdles running 8.57 at the Missouri Invitational...Won the high jump at the MSSU Early Bird Open jumping 6-8.25 and took third in the triple jump at 14.11m (46-3.5)...Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the triple jump finishing 18th overall jumping 47-03.5...Finished fourth in the decathlon at the MIAA Championships with 6,473 points while winning the 110m hurdles (6-8.25) and taking second in the long jump (22-9)...Finished fourth in the long jump (6-7.5) and seventh in the triple jump (48-0.5) at the MIAA Championships....Competed in the triple jump (45-10), javelin (139-0) and shot put (34-0.25) at the Bill William/ Bob Laptad Invite...Won the triple jump at the Dewey Allgood Invite hosted by Missouri S&T jumping 14.57m (47-9.75) while also taking second in the high jump (6-2), third in the javelin (149-01), fourth in the 400 meter hurdles (58.26) and fifth in the long jump (22-3)...Finished third in the triple jump (49-8.25) while also competed in the 110 meter hurdles (15.01), 400 meter hurdles (58.01), long jump (21-9.5) at the ESU Relays...Finished third in the high jump (2.00 meters), fourth in the 110 meter hurdles (15.04) and 16th in the long jump (6.62m) at the PSU Wendy's Invite. 

2011-12: Indoor: Took third in the heptathlon at the MIAA Championships scoring 4,806 points ... Took third in the triple jump (45-10.75), while taking fourth in the high jump (6-04.75) at the MSSU Invite  ... took fourth in the heptathlon at the Lion Open with 3,989 points... Outdoor: Took sixth in the decathlon with 6,074 points, winning the high jump while taking second in the pole vault and long jump ... Took fourth in the triple jump (47-10.5) and sixth in the high jump (6-02.75) at the PSU Wendy's Invite ... Took fourth at the Emporia State Relays in the triple jump (48-02).

Prior to Southern: Thomas was a four year letterwinner for coach Cusack and the Wildcats, competing in the hurdles and the jumps, while earning one letter on the football field ... on the track, Thomas was a four-time conference champ in the hurdles, while earning All-State honors, as well ... the son of Debbie Corum, Thomas plans to major in accounting at Southern.