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Lillian Thomas - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Lillian Thomas

Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Dayton, Ohio
High School Stivers School for the Arts
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Career Honors

  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Big 12 Boat of the Week, Second Varsity Eight (4/1)

2020-21 (JUNIOR)

  • Aided the team to a 3.55 spring GPA
  • Led team to be 2021 Sunflower Showdown Champions over Kansas State
  • Competed with the Second Varsity Eight against Oklahoma (3/27) taking first-place at 6:54.59
  • Maintained a second-place mark on both days of the Sunshine State Invite (4/2-3) with times of 7:31.07 and 8:02.37 respectively
  • Raced with the Second Varsity Eight against Kansas State at the Sunflower Showdown (5/1) finishing first at 7:33.3
  • Finished seventh overall at the Big 12 Championship with the Second Varsity Eight with a mark of 7:36.074
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • A part of Second Varsity Eight to earn Big 12 Boat of the Week (4/1)

2019-20 (SOPHOMORE)

  • No season due to the coronavirus

2018-19 (FRESHMAN)

  • Raced the Second Varsity Eight to a third place finish in the petite final at the Cooper Sprints (3/24) with a final time of 6:57.37
  • Raced for the Second Varsity Eight, finishing fifth in the grand finals of the Sunshine State Invite (4/6) with a final time of 6:43.70
  • Helped the Second Varsity Eight to a first place finish in the grand finals of the George Mason Invite (4/14) with a final time of 6:45.10

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered in tennis and rowing at the Stivers School for the Arts
  • Placed second in the women’s youth 4x at the Head of the Hooch in 2016 and 2017
  • Qualified for the 2018 Youth National Championships
  • Awarded Most Improved Rower by her team in 2016 and captained her team in 2017-18

PERSONAL
Daughter of Lincoln and Maria Thomas … Has an older brother, Clay … Plans to major in exercise science with a minor in business.