Nia Thomas
Nia Thomas
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Radford
Events: Sprints, Jumps

Specialty: Sprints, Jumps

Height: 5'9

Major: Exercise Science

About Nia: Aka Lulu, this is her third year on the Albion College Track and Field team. Nia is also a member of the Albion College Cheerleading Team.

High School standout Achievements: 

  • OIA champion in long jump 2015

Notebale College Performances

2018 Outdoor Season

  • Achieved all-region status in the triple jump
  • Finished second in the triple jump in the MIAA Championship (37' 1")
  • Finished fourth in the long jump in the MIAA Championship (17' 3 1/4")
  • Named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Female Field Athlete of the Week March 12, sailing 11.45 meters, the equivalent of 37’ 6 ¾”, on her final attempt to break the school record in the triple jump 

2018 Indoor Season

  • Achieved her place on the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team by winning the league title in the long jump (5.23 meters, the equivalent of 17' 2")

2017 Outdoor Season

  • Secured all-Great Lakes region status, finishing fourth in the region when she sailed a school record 5.59 meters, the equivalent of 18’ 4 ¼” during a last chance qualifying meet in Naperville, Ill., in May
  • Achieved her place on the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team by winning the league title in the long jump, sailing a school record 17' 6 ¼”
  • MIAA runner-up in the triple jump (35' 5") and as a member of the 4x100 relay

2017 Indoor Season

  • Achieved her place on the all-MIAA team by winning the league title in the long jump, sailing a school record 17' 9 ½"
  • Ran on the school-record 4x200 relay at Anderson 

2016 Outdoor Season

-3rd place finish at Championships in Long Jump

Favorite travel/competition story? -Going to Panama City Beach for spring break