Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Both the TU men's and women's squads earn all-academic status for 2012 season, while four members of the men's squad were named to the All-Academic squad
O'Hare places 20th to lead Golden Hurricane to top-10 finish
O'Hare named Midwest Region Athlete of the Year, Gulley Coach of the Year
Chris O'Hare wins meet as TU finished two points out of first place
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011): 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).
FRESHMAN (2010): Did not see action in his first year with the Golden Hurricane.
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.
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