Cierra Thompson
Cierra Thompson
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Goldsboro, N.C.
High School: Southern Wayne High
Position: Sprints

2019-20: Cierra completed her career with a terrific senior season that was unfortunately cut short. She had a terrific performance during the indoor track & field season when she qualified for the 2020 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field National Championship meet after running a season-best 7.54 in the women's 60m dash. The team led the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region and it was the 12th best time in the nation. 

2018-19: Cierra returns for a great junior season...She won the women’s 100m dash at the CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with an 11.89…She also had an 11.64 at the Mount Olive Last Chance Qualifier…Her best 200m time of the season came at the CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships where she recorded a 24.38…She placed fourth in the event finals with a 24.90.

2017-18: Cierra competed very well for the Rams in the indoor track & field season…She was one of three Rams to qualify for the 2018 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field National Championships…She ran a 7.58 at the CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships to qualify.

2016-17: Cierra had a strong freshman season with the Rams…She began with some quality performances during the indoor track & field season, including running a 26.22 in the preliminary of the 200m dash at the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Indoor Track & Field Championships…She continued to improve during the outdoor season when she had a pair of top five finishes in the women’s 100m dash with a fourth-place finish at the 2017 CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship with a 12.22….She was a member of the Rams’ 4x100m relay team that placed fifth at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.

Personal: Cierra joined the Rams in the fall of 2016…She is a 2016 graduate of Southern Wayne High School where she was a four-year team MVP and earned multiple all-conference honors…She also was a member of the all-region and all-county teams…She earned a 4.5 GPA and was named to the Honors Society…A two-sport athlete, she also played basketball…She is a Nursing major and she is the daughter of Tanya Wynn.