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Thomas Moronta
Other Position: Sprints
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Gilbert, Ariz.
High School: Higley
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2013 MPSF All-Academic

2013 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

2012, 2013 All-Pac-12 (4x100-meter relay)


2013: Indoors, Moronta’s season-best time of 7.00 in the 60-meter dash came at the Don Kirby Invitational … He also ran the 60 meters at the New Mexico Classic where he posted a time of 7.04 … At the Razorback Invitational, he set a personal-best time of 22.52 in the 200-meter dash … Outdoors, he set a personal-best time of 10.79 in the 100-meter dash at UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, good for fourth place overall … He ran 10.86 at the Jim Click Shootout, good for eighth place … Moronta was a member of the 4x100-meter relay along with Sean Delfani, Mohammad Alhasan and Bernard Dickerson-Quinn … Their season-best time of 40.40 came at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, good for second place … That quartet made it to the NCAA West Preliminaries and clocked a time of 41.18, good for 19th place overall … They finished in seventh place at the Pac-12 Championships, posting a time of 41.28

2012: Indoors, Moronta clocked a personal-best time of 6.97 in the 60-meter dash at the NAU Open, good for eighth place … He also posted a personal-best time of 22.60 in the 200-meter sprint at the NAU Open, taking 12th place … Outdoors, Moronta clocked a personal-best time of 10.83 in the 100 meters, taking sixth place at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual … At the Pac-12 Championships, Moronta took 26th place with a time of 11.05 … In the 200-meter dash at the Jim Click Shootout, Moronta’s time of 22.56 was a personal best and good for 13th place … At the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, the quartet of Moronta, Chris McSwain, Garic Wharton and Sean Delfani clocked a season-best time of 40.11 in the 4x100-meter relay, good for first place … At the Pac-12 Championships, Moronta, McSwain, Wharton and Clifton Leake took fifth place, clocking a time of 40.77.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Higley High School, Moronta was the team captain and MVP his senior year … He was the Arizona 3A State Champion in the 100 and 200 meters his senior year.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Ramon and Marina Moronta … He has two brothers, Dominic and Matthew … Majoring in business.