Crusaders Men's Track & Field BIO
Brandon Thornhill
Player Profile:
Brandon Thornhill 2603246
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Natick, Mass.
High School: Natick

• An Emerging Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2015-2016:

  • Led the Crusaders with team-best times in the 55m hurdles (8.16; New Hampshire, 1/16), 60m hurdles (8.39; Patriot League Indoor Championship, 2/19) and in the 110m hurdles (14.77; Minuteman Invitational, 4/16)
  • Also ran as a member of both the 4x100m relay team that posted a team-best time of 42.16 versus Rhode Island and Worcester State, as well as the 4x400m relay team that recorded a team-best time of 3:20.75 at the New England Indoor Championship (2/26)
  • Additionally competed in the 55m, 60m and 200m dashes, as well as the 400m hurdles
  • Ran season-best times in the 55m (7.07) at New Hampshire (1/16), in the 60m (7.46) at Maine (2/6), in the 200m (23.58) at the UMass Boston Indoor Open (12/5) and in the 400m hurdles (57.06) at the Minuteman Invitational (4/16)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Competed for four years in varsity track and field and one year with cross country at Natick.
  • Team captain his senior year.
  • Named Most Improved on his team his sophomore year, and team MVP his junior and senior seasons.
  • League All-Star his sophomore and senior years, and League MVP his senior year.
  • Metrowest Daily News All-Star his sophomore and senior years, as well as Boston Globe All-Scholastic and Boston Herald MVP his junior and senior years.
  • Set school records in 110 hurdles (14:42) and 4x400 m (3:18.72).
  • Rookie of the Year for cross country.
  • Member of National Honor Society and AP Scholar.

Personal:

  • Son of Ernest and Sharon.
  • Has one brother (Shawn) and two sisters (Shannon and Brianna).
  • Majoring in economics. 

Thornhill's Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

55m

7.07

New Hampshire (1/16/2016)

60m

7.46

Maine (2/6/2016)

200m

23.58

UMass Boston Indoor Open (12/5/2015)

55m H

8.16

New Hampshire (1/16/2016)

60m H

8.39

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19)

110m H

14.77

Minuteman Invitational (4/16/2016)

400m H

57.06

Minuteman Invitational (4/16/2016)