Indoor: Established career best of 4:09.76 in mile, placing ninth in Tyson Invitational … Debut race in mile produced a 4:19.60 at Wooo Pig Classic … Set PR in 3,000m with an 8:15.03 for sixth in Arkansas Qualifier … Debut race in 3,000m ran 8:33.66 for sixth in Arkansas Invitational.
Cross Country: Second freshman in field and placed 18th overall at LSU’s SEC Preview in debut race with Razorbacks, posting an 18:26.7 on 6k course … In debut race at 8k, did not finish during UAB Blazer Classic.
2020 graduate of Flower Mound High School … Coached by Andrew Cook … In cross country, team placed third in State 6A Championships during junior and senior seasons after placing seventh as a sophomore … In 2017, team won Nike South Regional and placed 14th in Nike Nationals … Individually, finished 19th in 2019 State 6A meet and 25th in Nike South Regional … In 2020, produced career best times of 4:19.05 (1600) and 9:12.73 (3200) as runner-up in both events at Coppell Relays … As a junior in 2019, placed 11th in Texas Relays 1,600 (4:20.86).
HS best times: 4:19.05 (1600), 9:12.73 (3200), 14:53.0 (5k xc)
Thomas Evan Romanow was born February 13, 2002 in Dallas, Texas … Hometown is Flower Mound, Texas … Son of Todd and Katherine Romanow … Has an older brother, Nick … Majoring in Communications … Career plans include marketing … Ambition is to own a cabin in the Rocky Mountains … Favorite athlete is Ben Blankenship … Person most admires is Kanye West … Worked in a bike shop all through high school … Chose Arkansas since it’s close to home and a great environment.