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Frida Thorsås
Frida  Thorsås

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Skien, Norway

Height:
5-10

Event:
Heptathlon/Pentathlon

Birthdate:
01/31/1994

Major:
Sociology

04/10/2017

Thorsås and Chancerel Named FAU Players of the Week

This is the first FAU Player of the Week title for Thorsås and fourth for Chancerel

04/10/2017

Thorsås and Chancerel Named FAU Players of the Week

This is the first FAU Player of the Week title for Thorsås and fourth for Chancerel

05/16/2016

FAU Track & Field Completes Final Day of the C-USA Championships

Jones Highlights the Final Day of C-USA

05/14/2016

Track & Field Completes Day Two of the C-USA Outdoor Championships

A New Record and Several LTB's Highlight Day Two

05/12/2016

Thorsås Opens C-USA Outdoor Championship with a New Lifetime Best

Thorsås in Third in the Heptathlon following Day One

Personal Records:

  • 55m (indoor): 7.88
  • 200m (outdoor): 26.28
  • 600m (indoor): 1:36.42
  • 800m (indoor): 2:14.57
  • 800m (outdoor): 2:12.78
  • 55m hurdles (indoor): 8.65
  • 60m hurdles (indoor): 9.10
  • 100m hurdles (outdoor): 14.26
  • High jump (indoor): 1.63m
  • High jump (outdoor): 1.65m
  • Long jump (indoor): 5.36m
  • Long jump (outdoor): 5.69m
  • Shot put (indoor): 13.08m
  • Shot put (outdoor): 13.05m
  • Javelin: 45.24m
  • Indoor pentathlon: 3,840
  • Outdoor heptathlon: 5,484

All-Time Program Top Showings:

  • 800 meters (indoor): 6th, 2:14.57
  • 60 meter hurdles (indoor): 10th, 9.10
  • 4x400 meter relay (indoor) - Sitia Martinez, Deja Jones, Regina Wilkerson and Thorsås: 12th, 3:53.01
  • High jump (indoor): 2nd, 1.63m
  • Long jump (indoor): 9th, 5.36m
  • Shot put (indoor): 1st, 13.08m
  • Indoor pentathlon: 1st, 3,840 points
  • 800 meters (outdoor): 6th, 2:12.78
  • 100 meter hurdles (outdoor): 7th, 14.26
  • High jump (outdoor): 2nd, 1.67m
  • Long jump (outdoor): 4th, 5.69m
  • Shot put (outdoor): 2nd, 13.05m
  • Javelin: 1st, 45.24m
  • Outdoor heptathlon: 1st, 5,484 points

2016-17 (Junior) 
Indoor T&F:

  • At the opener, the Blazer Invite, was seventh in the 600 meters and 12th (third all-time) in the high jump, leaping 1.59 meters
  • The next day at the Vulcan Invitational, was 11th in the long jump 
  • Shot up to third place all-time in the high jump and was 13th at the Terrier Classic
  • Equaled her PR in the long jump at 5.36 meters to place ninth at the Sykes & Sabock Cup
  • That same weekend in Pennsylvania, set a PR in the 800 meters to finish eighth (2:14.57) and was 10th in the shot put (12.19m)
  • Made the medal stand with a second-place finish in the women's pentathlon at the C-USA Indoor Championships
  • Totaled 3,799 points, including the fastest 800 meter time (2:18.75) and the second-longest throw in the shot put (11.83m)

Outdoor T&F:

  • With a 26.28, set a new PR in the 200 meters at the Hurricane Invitational
  • Won a heptathlon for the third straight season in Coral Gables, with 5,425 points in the competition at the Miami Alumni Invitational
  • On the first day, she placed second in the shot put (11.94m), tied for second in the high jump (1.65 meters) and was third in both the 100 hurdles (14:81) and 200 meter dash (26.42). Then on day two, she took third in the long jump (5.35m) before winning both the javelin (45.24m, a new school record) and 800 meters (2:13.08) to clinch the victory
  • For that effort, was named Conference USA Field Athlete of the Week
  • Was third in the heptathlon at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, with 5,302 points
  • Saved her best for last there, finishing in first in the final two events: Throwing the furthest javelin (40.42 meters) and winning the 800 meters by over two seconds (2:18.28)
  • Placed seventh in the javelin at the conference meet
  • Qualified for the NCAA South Regional in the javelin
  • Ranked No. 12 in the South Region and 31st nationally in the NCAA in the heptathlon

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Indoor T&F:

  • Scored 3,840 points during the indoor pentathlon at the C-USA Championships, finishing second
  • During that, she finished fifth in the 800m run (2:14.73) and is now ranked number five on the FAU All-Time list; and 10th in the 60m hurdles (9.10), now ranked 10th on the FAU All-time list

Outdoor T&F:

  • At the UM Alumni Invitational, set personal bests in the shot put (12.76m) and javelin (44.23m), towards a heptathlon score of 5,465 that placed her first overall
  • Scored 5,484 points in the C-USA Championships heptathlon and finished third overall
  • Was first in the 800m run and javelin, second in the shot put, third in the long jump and 200m dash and fourth in the 100m hurdles
  • Set season bests in these events during the heptathlon there: 100m hurdles (14.26) and long jump (5.69m)
2014-15 (Freshman):
  • FAU’s first ever Conference USA indoor and outdoor track and field champion claiming victory in the pentathlon and heptathlon and breaking the school records with event totals of 3,775 and 5,314
  • At the Hurricane Invitational, the first outdoor meet of her college career, the freshman placed first in the javelin and set a school record with a distance of 41.21m
  • Holds the school record in the shot put (13.08 meters), which she set at the C-USA Indoor Championship
  • Ended the indoor season ranked second in the pentathlon and eighth in the 800m in the conference
  • Ended the outdoor season ranked second in the heptathlon, fifth in the javelin, seventh in the 800m and 10th in the high jump in C-USA
  • Named to the FAU Fall 3.0+ list
High School:
  • Heptathlon personal best of 5,533 points
  • Four-time national junior champion in Norway
  • Participated in the world junior championships and world youth championship where she came in sixth in the heptathlon
  • Three-time junior nordic champion
Personal:
  • Majoring in sociology
  • Daughter of Frode and Karin Thorsås
  • Enjoys taking pictures
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