Jessica Thies
Jessica Thies
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mohrsville, Pa
High School: Schuylkill Valley
Major: Textile Design

2016 – Senior
Competed in seven meets in her senior campaign during the 2016 season…Named to the All-CACC Team for the fourth time in her career…Named to the 2016 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women’s Cross Country Team…One of a school-record nine Rams named the 2016 CACC All-Academic Team…Took 47th of 191 with a time of 23:30.0 at the NCAA Division II East Region Championships (6k) in Hopkinton, N.H. on Nov. 5…Came in sixth of 90 to help the Rams win the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship (5k) at the Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia on Oct. 23 with a time of 20:26.4…Finished at 25:11.7 for eighth of 102 at the Jack Saint Clair Memorial Championship (6k) on Oct. 8…Placed 63rd of 302 at the Paul Short Invitational (6k) at Lehigh University with a time of 24:00 on Oct. 1…Took 15th of 190 at The Osprey Open (6k) at Stockton University in Pomona, N.J. with a time of 24:32.9 on Sept 24…Placed 68th of 136 at the Division II Challenge (6k) in Kutztown, Pa. at 25:15.4 on Sept. 17…Finished seventh of 82 in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Championship (5k) to open the season with a time of 21:48.0 on Sept. 10.

2014 – Sophomore
Was an All-CACC runner after finishing with the eighth-place time of 20:42 (5K) in the CACC Championship (Nov. 2)…Crossed the finish line in 24:40.1 (6K) to take 94th in the NCAA Division II East Region Championship (Nov. 22)…Came in 18th with a time of 23:29.76 (5K) in the season-opening Wilmington University Invitational (Sept. 6)…At the Division II Challenge (Sept. 13), took 46th with a time of 25:27 (6K)…Finished 14th with a time of 21:50 (5K) at the Philadelphia Metropolitan Championship (Sept. 27)…Completed the Paul Short Run (Oct. 4) in 24:31 (6K) to come home 73rd…Claimed 14th place with a time of 25:09.4 (6K) in the Jack Saint Clair Memorial Championship (Oct. 11)…Was 118th with a time of 25:21 (6K) in the Princeton Invitational (Oct. 18).

High School
Ran cross country and track for four years at Schuylkill Valley High School…Was a two-time team captain…As a senior, placed 11th at the All-Berks County meet, 19th at Districts, and 57th at States for cross country, and made the All-Division Team. In track, named to the All-Division team and placed fourth at Counties, third at Districts, and 13th at States…Earned All-County recognition for cross country as a junior after finishing seventh at Counties, fifth at Districts, and 29th at States…Was seventh at Counties and 9th at Districts in track… As a sophomore, ran 25th in Districts for cross country and made the All-State team, and placed 6th in the 800-meter run for track…Placed eighth at Districts as a freshman in the 4x800 relay…Was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude…Received an award for Berks Best Visual Artist…Took first place for the Goggleworks Accomplished Artist Award for Fabric Design.