Updated July, 7 2011
2010-11: All-MVC Honoree for the 4x400 Relay...Earned two first place finishes in the 400m at the Joey Haines Invitational and Saluki Fast Start with times of 56.42 and 56.57, respectively...Competed in eight meets total for the Salukis...Had two first place finishes as part of the 4X400 Relay Team.
2009-10: Earned all-Missouri Valley Conference honors in both indoor (400m, 200m, 4x400) and outdoor (400m, 4x400) competition...Qualified for the NCAA West Regional in the 400m and 4x400 relay...Finished second in the 400m at the MVC Indoor and MVC Outdoor Championships...Also came in second place in the 200m during the MVC Indoor Championships...Earned a total of nine first place finishes during the indoor and outdoor seasons, including five in the 400m alone...Member of 4x400 relay team that won at the GVSU Big Meet and Gladstein Invitational...Also part of 4x400 squad that set a new SIU record for indoor competition with a time of 3:36.51...Broke the Saluki record in the indoor 400m at the Arkansas Final Qualifier with a time of 54.24.
2008-09: MVC Indoor Championship 400m runner-up...Runner-up in the 400m at the Fast Start Invitational and SASF Invitational...Placed fourth in the 400m at the prestigious Iowa State Classic in the personal record of 55.08, which is No. 2 on the SIU All-Time list...Anchored the 4x400m relay to victories at the SASF Invitational & McDonald's Invitational...Anchored the 4x400m relay to sixth place at the Rod McCravy Memorial in 3:46.99, which ranks No. 3 in SIU history...Placed seventh in the 200m at the MVC Indoor Championship and anchored the 4x400m relay to third place...Redshirted the outdoor season.
2007-08: Took all-conference honors as part of the second-place 4x100 relay at the 2008 MVC Outdoor Championships...Registered 16 Top 10 finishes during the outdoor season, winning 4x100 and 4x400 titles at the Spring Classic...Ran a career-best 24.80 in the outdoor 200m, 12.96 in the 100m and 55.49 in the 400m...Started the indoor season with six-straight Top 10 finishes...Best finish was second in the 400m at the Saluki Fast Start...Recorded indoor career-bests of 57.27 in the 400m and 25.44 in the 200m.
High School: Four-time all-state honoree at Ben Davis High School...Two-time state champion in the 4x400...Regional champion in the 400m as a junior and senior...Posted personal bests in the 400m (55.2) and the 200m (25.1) as a senior...Was runner-up in the 400m at the Indiana State Meet in 2006.
Personal: Full name is Kandise Shirrie Thompson...Majors in recreation...Born Jan. 1, 1989...Daughter of Willie and Sharan Thompson.