2004 -- Placed 26th overall (9th in his heat) at NCAA outdoor in the 800m (1:52.76) ... Finished fourth at West Region (1:50.98) ... Ran a season-best 1:48.01 ... Ran on the distance medley relay team that finished 12th at NCAA indoors (9:49.53)
2003 -- At the NCAA Championships, placed sixth in his heat, tying for 20th overall, in the 800m in 1:50.56 ... At the NCAA West Regional, placed second in 1:50.30 and also ran on UCLA's 4x400m relay ... At the Pac-10 Championships, ran 1:50.42, placing fourth.
2002 -- Ran a personal best 1:49.30 in the 800m at the Oxy Invitational ... Ran a 1:59.08 in qualifying, but did not advance to the finals at the Pac-10 Championships.
2001 -- In cross country as a redshirt freshman, Thornton ran in five invitationals ... Highest placement was 23rd at the CS Fullerton Invite II on Oct. 19 ... In track as a freshman, Thornton ran a 1:51.46 800m, No. 2 on the squad ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll for 2001 Fall quarter.
High School -- In 1999, Thornton was the Arcadia 800m champion (1:54.01), eighth in the CA State meet and second at the CIF Masters ... Two-time League champion in the 800m and three-time League Champ on his high school 4 X 400m relay ... Prep bests were 1:53.70 (800m) and 4:26 (1600m).
Personal -- History major ... Born April 28, 1981.
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