Thomas Vadis
Thomas Vadis
Year: SR
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Classical
Events: Throws
Major: Psychology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Weight Throw: 17.80 (2018-19 at Beantown Challenge)
  • Outdoor
    • Shot Put: 14.57 (2016-17 at Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship)
    • Discus: 44.14 (2016-17 at Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship)
    • Hammer: 58.54 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Hammer)
  • Atlantic 10 Outdoor Field Performer of the Week (April 23, 2019)
  • 2019 Indoor IC4A Runner-Up (Weight Throw)
  • 2019 Indoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Weight Throw)
  • Atlantic 10 Indoor Field Performer of the Week (Jan. 22, 2019)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished third in the weight throw (17.80m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in the weight throw (18.61m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the weight throw (17.94m) at the Columbia Challenge.
    • Finished 15th in the weight throw (15.77m) at the New England Championship.
    • Won the weight throw (17.50m) at the URI Pre-Conference Meet.
    • Crowned weight throw champion (19.21m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed second in the weight throw (18.84m) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the hammer (52.77m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the hammer (58.54m) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Won the hammer (57.55m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fifth in the hammer (56.43m) at the New England Championship.

2017-18

  • Indoor:
    • Finished fourth in the weight throw (15.78m) at the Husky Indoor Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the weight throw (16.41m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished sixth in the weight throw (16.61m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Placed third in the weight throw (16.78m) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished third in the weight throw (16.86m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the hammer (55.47m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished third in the hammer (54.93m) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Finished sixth in the hammer (54.84m) and 18th in the discus (38.38m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished fifth in the hammer (40.57m) and seventh in the discus (38.05m) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished 10th in the hammer (41.33m) and 13th in the discus (35.38m) at the Holy Cross Classic.
    • Finished third in the hammer (55.81m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Finished 14th in the hammer (54.02m) at the IC4A Championship.

2016-17

  • Indoor
    • Finished seventh in the weight throw (16.27m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed seventh in the weight throw (15.65m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the weight throw (17.00m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed third in the weight throw (17.05m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished third in the weight throw (16.84m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed sixth in the weight throw (16.98m) at the New England Championship.
  • Outdoor
    • Finished fifth in the discus (42.41m) and fourth in the hammer (53.55m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed 10th in the discus (38.99m) and sixth in the hammer (49.45m) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished 16th in the discus (36.09m) and fifth in the hammer (54.26m) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed fifth in the discus (43.02m) and second in the hammer (54.04m) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Finished seventh in the discus (39.62m) and fifth in the hammer (52.37m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Placed eighth in the shot put (14.57m), third in the discus (44.14m) and third in the hammer (53.55m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 22nd in the discus (35.68m) and fifth in the hammer (54.66m) at the New England Championship.

High School

  • Attended Classical High School.
  • Played football and ran track.

Personal

  • Son of Yemmy Vadis and Marianela Dougal.
  • Has two sisters, Manuela and Monica.
  • His sister, Manuela, was on the URI women's track and field team.
  • Majoring in Psychology with a minor in Computer Science.