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  MaLeah Thornton

MaLeah Thornton

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Williamsport, Ohio

High School:
Westfall

Event:
Jumps

MaLeah Thornton


2008: OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the high jump, triple jump and long jump... Placed third in the high jump at the Ohio Open with a distance of 5-01.00 feet... Took fourth in the long jump at the same meet (16-03.25)... INDOOR SEASON: Competed solely in the high jump for the Bobcats in the 2008 indoor season ...Had a season best high jump of 5-03.00 on Feb. 16 at the All-Ohio Championship ... Tied for first in the high jump at the on Jan. 25 (4-11.75) at the Capital Invitational.

2007:OUTDOOR: Competed in the high jump at the Hillsdale Relays, posting a season-best 1.55 meters ... Recorded a distance of 5.29 meters in the long jump at the Southern Ohio Cup ... also competed in the triple jump at the All-Ohio meet ... INDOOR SEASON: Recorded a season-best in the long jump at the All-Ohio Championships (17-01.50), finishing 12th ... Recorded a season-best in the triple jump at the State Farm Shell Games (10.25 meters).

2006: OUTDOOR SEASON: Posted the 17th-best mark in the MAC in the triple jump at the Bobcat Invitational, taking second (35-10.75) ... Recorded the 19th-best mark in the MAC in the high jump at the Miami Invitational, finishing 10th ... Placed third in the long jump at the Bobcat Invitational, recording the second-best mark on the team (17-09.50) ... Finished fifth in the Pole Vault at the Ohio Open with a season-best 9-00.25 ... INDOOR SEASON: Posted the team's second-best high jump mark (5-01.75) to finish first at the Marietta Open ... Also took second (16-05.25) at the meet in the long jump ... Posted the team's third-best mark (16-09.25) at the Mid-American Conference Championships ... Placed fourth in the triple jump with a season-best 34-00 at the Scarlet & Gray Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished runner-up in the high jump and seventh in the long jump at the state meet ... 2004 junior nationals high jump runner-up.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Rachel King and Reed and Tammy Thornton ... Majoring in biology (pre-dentistry).