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Danny Thater
  Danny Thater

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Springfield, Mo.

High School:
Kickapoo HS

Height:
6-2

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/21/1991

Experience:
6L


07/23/2014

TU Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards

Both teams and four individuals received All-Academic honors.

04/27/2013

Tulsa Wins Five Titles At Arkansas Invitational

Chase Sammons wins two events for the Golden Hurricane, while John Teeters, Andrew Heyes and Katherine Camp when running events

04/13/2013

Tulsa Track and Field Heads North For Nebraska Quad

The Golden Hurricane will compete against Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota State on Saturday

04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored

03/30/2013

Sammons Sets Two School Records At Arkansas Spring Invitational

Sophomore thrower Chase Sammons sets program best marks in discus and shot put, Tulsa wins five events

Personal Bests

Cross Country: 4 mile: 19:35, 8K: 24:01.91, 10K: 30:40.5

Indoor: 800m: 1:53.76, 1,000m: 2:19.25, Mile: 4:10.60, 3,000m: 8:22.03, 5,000m: 14:48.13

Outdoor: 800m: 1:54.02, 1,500m: 3:46.74, 3,000m: 8:22.03, 5,000m: 14:48.13

2013: (Cross Country) Competed in four events . . . finished fifth at the Conference USA Championships 8K race with a time of 25:04.85 and finished 16th at the NCAA Midwest Regional 10K race with a time of 30:50.5 . . . placed 17th at the Notre Dame Invitational 8K race with a time of 24:48.3 and finished 32nd in the Pre-Nationals 8K race with a time of 24:01.91 . . . was named on the C-USA First Team All-Conference and on the USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region team.

2012-13: (Cross Country) Competed in five meets in the fall . . . was 10th at the Missouri Southern Stampede . . . set a personal-best 8K time at NCAA Pre-Nationals of 24:13.40 . . . was 14th at the NCAA Midwest Regionals . . . set a personal-best 10K time at the NCAA Championships of 30:40.5 . . . (Indoor) Ran in six events . . . placed fifth in the mile race at the C-USA Championships with a time of 4:18.00 and finished seventh in the 3,000 meters at the C-USA Championships with a time of 8:24.89 . . . finished 14th at the Tyson Invitational mile race with a time of 4:10.60 and placed 19th in the Meyo Invitational 1,000 meters with a time of 2:19.25 and in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 8:25.00 . . . (Outdoor) Ran in four events . . . placed second at the Arkansas Invitational 1,500 meters with a time of 3:52.34 and in the 3,000 meters at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with a time of 8:22.03 . . . finished sixth at the C-USA Championships 1,500 meters with a time of 3:51.35 and placed 10th at the C-USA Championships 5,000 meters with a time of 14:48.13.

2011-12: (Cross Country) Participated in four races . . . ran at the NCAA Midwest Regional, finishing 99th in a 10K time of 33:55.19 . . . placed fifth at the four-mile Houston Duel (19:35) . . . finished 25th overall and second on the team at the OSU Jamboree (24:42.72) . . . crossed the line in 120th at NCAA Pre-Nationals (25:52) . . . (Indoor) Participated in five meets . . . finished 10th at the Conference USA Championships in the 800m prelims with a mark of 1:55.04 . . . placed second in the Distance Medley Relay with a time of 10:01.54 . . . was fourth in the 1,000m (2:32.52) at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . placed fifth in the mile (4:19.69) at the KSU Invitational . . . season-best mile of 4:17.78 came in a 27th-place effort at the Meyo Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Competed in four events . . . won the 800m run at the Tulsa Duels in 1:56.87 . . . finished second in the 3,000m run with a mark of 8:58.19 . . . season-best time of 3:46.74 in the 1,500m came in a fifth-place effort at the John McDonnell Invitational.

2010-11: (Cross Country) Did not compete . . . (Indoor) Competed in five races . . . was a first team all-conference honoree after he was part of the Distance Medley Relay team that won the Conference USA Championships in a time of 10:08.74 . . . posted a season-best time in the 800m of 1:57.31 at the Tyson Invitational . . . placed eighth in the mile at the conference meet in a time of 4:17.85 . . . (Outdoor) Ran in six meets . . . anchored the 4x1,600m relay team that ran the second-fastest time in school history of 16:57.38 at the Drake Relays . . . was also part of the Distance Medley Relay team that clocked the fourth-fastest time in school history at Drake (9:48.45).

High School: Lettered all four years in both cross country and track and field at Kickapoo High School . . . also lettered his freshman year in basketball . . . was the Class 4A State Champion in cross country his senior year . . . won the state championship in the 1,600-meter run and placed second at state in the 3,200 . . . his personal-best time in the 1,600 was 4:07 . . . was named all-Midwest Region second team his senior year . . . won the Ozark Conference Track Championship in the 800, 1,600 and the 3,200 his senior year . . . his 4x800 relay team won the Class 4A State Championship his sophomore year.

Personal: Major is undecided . . . favorite movie is Dan in Real Life . . . favorite TV show is "The Office" . . . favorite book is 1984 . . . favorite actor is Brad Pitt . . . has one younger sister, Emily . . . son of David and Jennifer Thater . . . born June 21, 1991.