Ashley Thomas - 2012
Shot Put: 12.69m
Weight Throw: 14.70m
Track & Field
Did not compete
Indoor - Threw a season-best 12.17 meters in the Shot Put for a second place finish at the Tiger Tune-up
Outdoor - Threw a season-best 36.37 meters in the Discus at the Shamrock Invitational...Finished seventh (35.60 meters) in the Discus at the SoCon Championships...Threw a season best 12.69 meters in the Shot Put at the War Eagle Invitational...Finished sixth (12.44 meters) in the Shot Put at the SoCon Championships.
Prep: Attended Peachtree Ridge High School class of 2009...Letterwinner for the Lions in Basketball and Track. Named team captain her junior and senior year under Coach Ron Clanton....Placed seventh at state in Discus throw her junior campaign...Qualified for shot put and discus throw her senior season...Set the school record in the shot put throw.
Personal: Full name is Ashley Latriese Thomas...Born July 26, 1991 in Lawrenceville, Georgia...Daughter of Sandra Thomas and George Yearby...Hobbies include hanging out with friends and watching people cook...Would like to have attended the Olympics in China "because it looked breath taking"... Most treasured possession is her phone because "it's my life"...Said her parents have had the biggest influence on her life because "they continue to teach me life lessons"...Cousin of Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams...Brother plays football at Louisiana Tech...Majoring in Business.