A local product from Wooster High School, Thein finished third in the 200-meter backstroke at the 1982 AIAW Division II Championships and fourth in the 100 backstroke.
During the 1983 Championships, she set a national record and took first place in 200 backstroke. Thein also took second place in the 100 backstroke and third in the 50 backstroke at the same meet. She was also named Nevada's Woman Athlete of the Year in 1983.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Mitchell Van Patten
University of Nevada sophomore Mitchell Van Patten’s outstanding shooting this season along with his freshman year and his performance at the Winter Airgun Championships this past weekend has earned him a spot on the USA Junior National Team. Van Patten, from Nampa, Idaho is one of 14 shooters on the junior team.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH