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Aaron Thornburg
  Aaron Thornburg

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lenexa, Kan.

High School:
Shawnee Mission Northwest HS

Height:
6-0

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/21/1993

Experience:
6L


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

Conference USA Announces Academic Medal Winners

Hurricane has 61 student-athletes recognized

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: 21:23, 5K: 16:36.58, 8K: 27:03.02

Indoor: Mile: 4:18.71, 3,000m: 8:36.18

Outdoor: 800m: 1:55.67, 1,500m: 3:54.50, 3,000m: 8:58.19, 3,000m steeplechase: 9:28.67, 5,000m: 15:17.76

2013: (Cross Country) Ran in two meets in the fall . . . finished 18th at the Missouri Southern Stampede 8K race with a time of 28:12.80 . . . placed 26th in the four mile race at the Hurricane Festival with a time of 24:07.

2012-13: (Cross Country) Ran two meets in the fall . . . set a personal-best in the four-mile race with a time of 21:23 . . . ran a personal 8K best of 27:03.02 . . . (Indoor) Red-shirted . . . (Outdoor) Competed in three events and placed sixth at the C-USA Championships 3,000 meters steeplechase with a time of 9:28.67 . . . placed eighth in the 1,500 meters at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 3:59.92 and finished 16th at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with a time of 4:03.13 in the 1,500 meters.

2011-12: (Cross Country) Ran in three meets during his first year at TU . . . won the Oral Roberts Duel with a 5K time of 16:36.58 . . . finished 15th at the Hurricane Festival (21:42) and placed 23rd at the Houston Duel (21:33) . . . (Indoor) Ran the mile at four meets, improving his time at each event . . . finished ninth at the C-USA Championships in the mile with a season-best time of 4:18.71 . . . finished 16th at the league meet in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:36.18 . . . placed third in the mile at the J.D. Martin Invitational in 4:23.49 . . . (Outdoor) Finished eighth at the C-USA Championships in the 1,500m with a season-best mark of 3:54.50 . . . also placed 18th at the league meet in the 5,000m (15:17.76) . . . placed third in the 3,000m run at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 8:58.19 . . . finished fourth in the 1,500m at the Tulsa Duels with a mark of 4:02.60.

High School: Lettered all four years in both cross country and track at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School . . . earned the Kansas City Star Scholar-Athlete of the Year award as a senior . . . was part of the cross country team that won Class 6A State Championships senior and freshman years . . . team finished runners-up at state sophomore year and placed third junior year . . . ran a personal best in the 1,600m of 4:22 . . . also posted a personal best of 9:25 in the 3,200m . . . finished second individually at state in cross country senior year and third sophomore year . . . won the state championship during his junior track season in the 3,200m . . . was twice named all-state in cross country.

Personal: Majoring in chemical engineering . . . began running at age 15 . . . son of Tim and Laura Thornburg . . . has two siblings . . . born February 21, 1993.