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Kelly Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shaker Heights, Ohio

High School:
Walsh Jesuit

Height:
5-3

Position:
B



2010 (Senior): Team co-captain... Started all 20 games, assisting on three goals during the season... Assisted on Loyola's first goal of the season in the opener versus Towson... Had helpers in back-to-back games against Fairfield and Iona.

2009 (Junior): Started all 23 games on defense for the Greyhounds, recording three goals, a team-high eight assists and 14 points... Her eight assists tied for a Loyola single-season record... Her eight overall assists were second in the MAAC... One of four players to start every game for Loyola... Recorded three goals and four assists for ten points in conference games... Her four assists in conference games was also second in the conference... Recorded an assist in three straight games - at High Point, at Wake Forest and at Maryland... Scored the game-tying goal and an assist in the 2-1 victory at Niagara, her first of three straight games with a point, her second such streak of the season... Assisted on the game-tying goal at Canisius... Recorded an insurance goal and assisted on the game-winner against Rider... Tallied three points for the third time of the season with a goal and an assist in the victory at Iona... Assisted on the game-tying goal in the MAAC Quarterfinals against Manhattan... Attempted a team-high two shots in the NCAA College Cup versus West Virginia.

2008 (Sophomore): Played in 18 games, starting 16 on defense... Took 21 shots for the Greyhounds... Had four shots at Niagara and tallied the game-tying goal (10/24)... Recorded an assist at Marist (10/31).

2007 (Freshman): Started all 21 games in her first season at left back and was named to the MAAC All-Rookie Team... Tied for third on the team with four assists... Took eight shots during the season... Assisted on goals in both of Loyola's games at the Hawthorne Suites Hokie Invitational... Tallied her first collegiate point while assisting on Colleen Kinealy's game-winner against Wake Forest (9/7)... Two days later, she assisted Lea Day's game-tying score versus Virginia Tech (9/9)... Also recorded assists against Saint Peter's (10/7) and Siena (10/26).


High School: Earned four letters in soccer at Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, for Dino McIntyre... Also participated in track and field one season... Captained the soccer team... Helped lead the Warriors win the 2006 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas National Championship as a senior with a 23-0-0 record... Walsh Jesuit also won the 2006 and 2004 state titles... The Warriors advanced to the regional finals in 2005 and the state semifinals in 2003... Thomas was tabbed the team's Most Valuable Player as a sophomore following the Warriors' 2004 state title... Named the team's Unsung Warrior and Most Versatile Player as a senior... Played club soccer for the Cleveland Cobras and Coach Sean McNamara... Helped her OYSAN club team to the state titles in 2005 and 2006.

Personal: Kelly Abigail Thomas... Daughter of Bill and Barb Thomas... Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio... Has two older sisters, Heather and Megan.

Thomas' Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Sh SOG GW
2007 21 0 4 4 8 5 0
2008 18 1 1 3 21 11 0
2009 23 3 8 14 27 12 0
2010 20 0 3 3 12 7 0
Total 82 4 16 24 68 35 0