Jacksonville's Thomas Records Season Bests at Auburn Invitational

April 21, 2007

AUBURN, Ala. (www.UCFAthletics.com) - Sophomore Dione Thomas (Jacksonville, Fla./Raines HS) recorded a personal best in the triple jump and a season best in the long jump, competing for the UCF women's track and field team at the Auburn Invitational on Saturday.

Thomas earned fourth place in the triple jump with a leap of 40-4.75, improving upon her personal best of 40-4.25 that she set at the Florida Relays two weeks prior. The effort was just one centimeter shy of the NCAA Regional qualifying standard in the event.

In the long jump, Thomas posted a mark of 19-2.50 to better her previous season best by just over three inches. She finished sixth overall.

Next up, Thomas and the Knights host the Golden Knight Twilight on Saturday, April 28, beginning at 2 p.m. For the latest news and information on the Knights, tickets or apparel log on to www.ucfathletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports.