23 Amanda Thomas
23 Amanda Thomas
Birth Date: 03/16/1988
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: State College, Pa.
High School: State College Area
Position: D
Video has no source Url in width="560" height="340"> 2008 (Junior):
Appeared in just 15 games during the 2008 season, due to injury...Earned 13 starts...Mainstay in the URI defensive backline, helping to limit opponents to just 1.30 goals per game...Took 20 shots, putting 10 on-goal. 2007 (Sophomore):
Moved back to her natural position in the Rams' defensive backfield...Made the start in all 20 games for URI in 2007...Tallied a goal and two assists (four points)...Had an assist in a 1-0 win over Temple on Sept. 30...Scored the gamewinner at Massachusetts, helping Rhody to a 3-2 victory on Oct. 11...Also registered an assist at Brown on Oct. 16. 2006 (Freshman):
Came to Rhode Island as a defender but took over goalkeeping duties after URI's starting keeper was injured in the season-opener... Finished the season with a 10-7-0 record in 1550:20 minutes played allowing only 23 goals for a 1.34 goals against average... Recorded 88 saves for a .793 save percentage to go along with five shutouts... Registered five saves in a 3-0 banking of Northern Arizona on Sept. 10... Opened the A-10 slate with back-to-back-to-back shutout victories over La Salle (Sept. 29), George Washington (Oct. 1) and Xavier (Oct. 6)... Had three saves and registered a shutout against Duquesne on Oct. 27... Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team... Posted a career-high ten saves in a 3-2 win over Dayton in the A-10 Quarterfinals... Received Top Drawer Soccer National All-Rookie First Team honors. High School:
Played three years of varsity soccer at State College High School... Captained her teams as a junior and senior... Received the William Jeffrey Award in 2005 and Coaches Award in 2004... Named to the All-Conference Team 2002-2004... Was a member of the State Tournament Quarterfinalist teams in 2002-2003... Lost just five games in career at SCHS... Won the Judge Sharp Award and the Triple A Award for academic achievement... Also was a Faculty Scholar and a member of the high honor roll. Personal:
Born March 16, 1988... Daughter of Evelyn and Joseph Thomas, who was a four year basketball starter for Ohio Wesleyan University... Has a younger brother, JoJo, and younger sister, Melissa... Undeclared major.