Adam Thies
Adam Thies
Year: SR
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
High School: Cranston High School West
Events: Distance

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Mile: 4:40.11 (2015-16 at Donahue Games)
    • 3000m: 9:10.58 (2016-17 at URI Coaches Tribute Meet)
    • 5000m: 15:35.13 (2016-17 at David Hemery Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • Mile: 4:43.69 (2014-15 at Brown Springtime Open)
    • 1500m: 4:18.94 (2014-15 at Holy Cross Men's Meet)
    • 3000m: 9:16.17 (2014-15 at Brown Invitational)
    • 5000m: 15:40.64 (2016-17 at Brown Springtime Open)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 17th in the 5000m (15:53.85) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed 12th in the 5000m (16:09.99) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished fifth in the 5000m (15:40.64) at the Brown Springtime Open.
  • Indoor: 
    • Placed 12th in the 3000m run (9:12.88) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished 16th in the 3000m (9:16.37) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Placed 11th in the 3000m (9:10.58) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished 59th in the 5000m (15:35.13) at the David Hemery Invitational.
    • Placed 16th in the 5000m (15:37.21) at the New England Championship.

2015-16

  • Indoor: 
    • Placed 15th in the 3000m run (9:11.31) at the Coaches' Tribute Meet.
    • Placed 18th in the mile run (4:40.11) at the Donahue Games. 
    • Placed ninth overall in mile run, (4:40.71) and finished eighth in the 3000m run (9:24.80) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 12th in the mile run, (4:43.69) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished ninth in the 1500m run, (4:18.94) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished 21st in the 3000m run, (9:16.17) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished 13th in the 5000m run, (16:38.59) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Cranston High School West
  • Earned eight varsity letters in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track
  • Earned honor of Academic All-State in 2013

Personal

  • Born July 11, 1995
  • Son of Glen and Laurie Thies
  • Has a brother, Brad, and a sister, Kelly
  • His cousin, Kyle Walter, runs cross country at the University of Tennessee
  • Lists his favorite athlete as Galen Rupp
  • Majoring in Chemical Engineering