2012-13 (Freshman): Named the SEC Male Freshman Diver of the Year and earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshmen Team ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships and competed all three events at the meet ... Best finish at NCAAs was 26th on the platform ... Earned a fifth-place finish on the 3-meter at NCAA Zone D Championships to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... Notched season best times of 348.60 on the 1-meter, 364.65 on the 3-meter and 346.85 on the platform ... Also advanced to the finals of the 1-meter at Zones and finished in 10th place ... Posted a seventh-place finish on platform at the SEC Championships with rounds of 346.85 in prelims and 342.90 in finals ... Just missed making finals on the 1-meter at SECs with a ninth-place finish ... Placed seventh on both the 3-meter and platform at the Tennessee Diving Invite ... Won the 1-meter against Drury ... Claimed the 3-meter win at the Mizzou Invite and finished second on both the 1-meter and platform ... Took the 3-meter win against Alabama ... Had second-place finishes on the 1-meter and 3-meter at Georgia.
High School: Attended Olathe Northwest High School and competed for the Jayhawk Dive Club for coach Eric Elliott ... four-time All-American ... Never lost a diving meet in his high school career ... Was an Olympic trials finalist ... Won four-consecutive state and Sunflower League titles ... Became the first diver in Kansas history to top 600 points (608.15) ... Named to the USA Diving All-Star Team in 2010.
Personal: Son of Mark and Kelli Thomas ... Has one sister, Allison (15) ... Plans to major in geoscience.