Top 12 of 2012: #2 Jacob Thomson Finishes 5th at Foot Locker Nationals Top 12 of 2012

Below is the Top 12 Moments/Races of 2012.  This past year was quite arguably the greatest year in XC/Track history for the state.  Records were set across the board in track and XC. has sorted through some of the moments/races that really set the state on fire in a sense in 2012.


#2 Jacob Thomson Finishes 5th at Foot Locker Nationals

Thomson, already involved in #6, 7, & 11 for the Top 12 of 2012 left his biggest moment for last.  He qualified for Foot Locker Nationals for the second year in a row finishing 4th at Foot Locker South after an early tumble in the race.  In early December he went on to finish 5th overall at Foot Locker Nationals earning All-American honors capping off an XC season (wins at Trinity and Runner-Up at Great American) that saw him vault to the top of most XC individual rankings for the nation.   He was the highest finisher at Foot Locker from Kentucky since Bobby Curtis finished 3rd in 2002.  He was picked to represent TEAM USA in Scotland after his trip to Foot Locker this year.


Jacob Thomson Athlete Page Feature: The Thomson Legacy

Jacob Thomson Video Interview from Foot Locker Nationals

Jacob Thomson Interview from Foot Locker South