Seven student-athletes achieved at least season-best marks at the meet.
The Cardinals' field event athletes begin at 10 a.m. and the runners start at 4 p.m.
The Cardinals concluded day two with 11 top-five finishes.
The three-day event begins on Friday in Tampa at the USF Track and Field Stadium.
The Cardinals had 14 top-five finishes in Lexington.
High Jump- 2.00m/6-6.75
High Jump- 2.06m/6-9
2013-14: Competed in the high jump in both the indoor and outdoor seasons... Took first place in the high jump at the Border Battle, setting a career high with a jump of 2.06m... Earned third place at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational with a jump of 1.85m.
2012-13: Competed in the 100m and 200m events during the outdoor season and the 60m and high jump during the indoor season ... qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 100m ... posted runner-up finishes in both the 100m and 200m races at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... scored two personal bests at the Border Battle: 10.86 in the 100m and 22.06 in the 200m ... had a fourth-place showing in the 60m in the Kentucky Invitational ... clocked a personal-best 7.01 in collegiate debut.
Prep: A highly recognized athlete and track team captain at South Oldham High under coach Stan Clark ... tabbed U.S. Marines Distinguished Athlete of the Year ... won the state indoor high jump title ... first-team all-state ... Western Indiana Track Classic high jump champion ... was runner-up in the high jump at the 2011 Kentucky state meet ... three-time regional champion in the high jump ... took first in the 100m and high jump at Oldham County Championships ... won the high jump at the 2012 Sundown Invitational ... won the high jump and 100m at the 2012 NOHS Tri-Meet and Henry County All-Comers ... two-time high jump champion at the Mason-Dixon Games ... named Wendy's Heisman High School winner for South Oldham High ... named both Oldham Track Athlete of the Year and Oldham Field Athlete of the Year ... competed for Kentucky Elite Track Club.
Personal: Son of Michael and Muriel Thompson ... birthday is Nov. 4 ... has one brother and one sister ... majoring in exercise science.