AS A JUNIOR • 2009-10
Appeared in 18 games off the bench, averaging 1.1 points and 0.4 rebounds per game.
AS A SOPHOMORE • 2008-09
Played in all 30 games for Oregon, making eight starts...averaged 2.5 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game...led the Ducks in assists on 10 occasions (second on the team)...started Oregon’s first four games of the season, leading the Ducks in assists in each of those contests, averaging 4.5 assists per game during that stretch...made her first career start at San Jose State (11/15), leading the Ducks with five assists in the team’s 69-68 victory...set career highs scoring 11 points (4-of-5) and dishing nine assists in Oregon’s 76-71 victory over Pacific (11/18)...had a career-high six rebounds in loss at South Dakota State (11/23).
AS A FRESHMAN • 2007-08
Saw limited playing time during her freshman season...a gifted player with tremendous athleticism, spent the majority of the season learning the offense and working on her defense...appeared in 12 games off the bench, averaging 0.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game...season highlights included playing 13 minutes off the bench, scoring four points and leading the team with five rebounds and three steals in loss at No. 7 Stanford (01/12)... played a career-high 16 minutes at UCLA, scoring two points with four rebounds (01/24)...came off the bench to play 10 minutes and grab four rebounds, with one block and one steal in loss to #9 Cal (02/09).
A 2007 graduate of William S. Hart High School in Newhall, Calif...was a two-sport athlete competing in basketball and track & field...earned two varsity letters on the Hart HS basketball squad for head coach Dave Munroe...as an upperclassmen, was a two-time first team all-Foothill League selection and two-time all-Santa Clarita Valley selection...her junior year was the starting guard and the team’s second leading scorer, helping lead Hart to a CIF South Section Championship with a 28-5 record...her senior season accolades continued, named all-CIF Southern Section and first team all-Area...was a McDonald’s All-American Nominee and named the Lockhead Player of the Year...was ranked by Scout.com as the 71st player in the nation and 40th guard...lists her best performance as scoring 25 points, with 11 rebounds, five assists, four steals and three blocks against Canyon High School during her senior season.
During the summers of 2004 and 2006 played for the Finest Basketball Club and head coach Ray Mayes...the team went 33-0 in 2006 and at the Top Ten All-American Camp scored 15 points, grabbing nine rebounds with six steals and three assists...in 2004 was named to the Pacific Coast Classic All-Tournament team...teammates Nine Earl and Darxia Morris play at UCLA; Yosefa Greenfield at Yale; Chelsea Dale at Colorado and Marissa Gibodi at Syracuse.
Born July 13, 1989...parents are Kevin and Jennifer Thomas...has one younger brother, Kevin (9)...majoring in English and minoring in Political Science with the goal of becoming a lawyer after graduation.
Points: 11 vs. Pacific (11.18.08)
Rebounds: 6 at South Dakota State (11.23.08)
Assists: 9 vs. Pacific (11.18.08)
Blocks: 1, 7x, last vs. #8 California (01.24.09)
Steals: 4 vs. Portland (01.26.09)
GETTING TO KNOW TAT
Favorite midnight snack
mango and raspberry sorbet
Favorite spot on campus
Always have to chew gum on gameday
TV show I would most want to appear on and why
During road trips, who is the best and worst roommate to have and why
Best: Kristi because she is my best friend. Worst: Jasmin because she snores.
Best advice I have ever received
Live in the moment, today’s mistakes are tomorrow’s successes
What is the weirdest habits one of your teammates has
Nicole pulls her eyelashes out when she is stressed
I am ashamed to admit this, but I really like…
watching the Disney channel late at night
Place I most want to visit
The greatest influence on my life
My father because he pushes me to be the best
Reason I picked my jersey number
It was my first number on varsity
If I could have any superpower it would be…
to steal everyone else’s powers
chewing my gum and popping it really loud
Reason I came to Oregon
I loved the girls on the team and the family atmosphere
Best class I’ve taken in college
Best Oregon basketball memory
The first time I saw snow with the team in New Mexico
Worst drill to run at practice
2 ½ cycles
Favorite coach saying
My ideal job after Oregon
My bucket list
travel the world