UK earns two medals at Senior Canadian Athletics Championships
Kentucky wins three events at Florida Relays
2008 Olympian (Trinidad and Tobago) - 110m Hurdles
2007 (Sophomore): Indoor - Set the school record a second time in the 60 meter hurdle finals of New Balance Invitational at 8.03 to finish ninth ... Broke the school record in the preliminaries of the 60 meter hurdles at New balance Invitational with a mark of 8.11. Outdoor - Captured the men's 110 high-hurdle national championship in his home country of Trinidad and Tobago with a personal-best time of 14.14, which ranks as the third-best time in that event in school history ... Finished first in the 400-hurdle event but was disqualified due to a violation ... Member of native country's 4x100m relay team that finished fourth at junior Pan American Games with a time of 39.0 ... Member of Mideast Regional men's 4x100 relay team that recorded a season-best time of 40.33 at the SEC Championships ... Mideast Regional participant in the men's 400 hurdles ... Notched the seventh-best time in school history at the Sea Ray Relays in mid-April with a time of 52.51.
2006 (Freshman - at UM-Eastern Shore): Attended the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md. ... Part of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished third at the indoor Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference meet. High School: A five-time All-America and four-time state finalist ... Second in the 400 meter at the AAU Junior Olympics ... The 2004 SMR champion.
Personal: Full name is Mikel Kevon Thomas ... Born Nov. 23, 1987 ... Parents are Hayden Thomas and Gail Barton ... Has three sisters, Melissa (27), Makisha (15) and Tamieka (7) ... A native of Maloney, Trinidad and Tobago ... Major is exercise science.
Personal Bests: 60 meters - 6.84; 60m hurdles - 7.75; 110m hurdles - 13.57; 400 meters - 48.2; 400m hurdles - 51.40.