Coach Bento-Jackson on Thomas: "Quinn provides the threat of perimeter shooting. She has the ability to stretch the defense therefore when she is on the floor opponents have to account for her."
AS A SENIOR IN 2004-05: A First Team All-West Coast Conference honoree... is the 14th player in Bronco history to reach 1,000 career points... closed career with 1,089... named the team's Most Valuable Player... led the WCC in three-point field goals made per game (2.60), and ranked second in steals (2.28), fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.367), sixth in scoring (13.6) and eighth in assists (2.69)... was also the only guard listed in the top 15 in the league for rebounding, ranking 11th with a 5.0 average... ranked 15th nationally in three-point field goals made per game... started 24 contests and saw action in 25 games... missed six games due to a left knee injury suffered at Portland... scored in double figures in 19 games... made at least four threes on eight occasions... named to the Rainbow Wahine Classic All-Tournament Team... led the team with 20 points against Fresno State... hit five three-pointers... added 16 points, eight rebounds and four assists at Hawaii... followed with a 16-point, six-assist, five-rebound effort against No. 14 Michigan State... netted 12 points and six rebounds vs. No. 3 Georgia... led the team with 12 points against No. 16 Minnesota... fought off illness to record a career-high 25 points at Wisconsin, making five threes... bested that two days later, pouring in 33 of SCU's 69 points at UW-Green Bay... made seven threes, one short of program's individual game record... shot .500 from behind the arc... added five rebounds and four assists against the Phoenix... led the team with 16 points against Tulsa... followed with five treys and 22 points against Nevada... led the team with 14 points against Portland State... posted team's first double-double of the season with an 11-point, 11-rebound performance at Gonzaga... added 21 points and seven rebounds at Portland, netting five threes... did not suit up against Loyola Marymount due to injury suffered at Portland... returned to action at Saint Mary's, netting seven points and a team-high eight rebounds in 26 minutes... scored a game-high 18 points and eight rebounds at Pepperdine, hitting four threes in the first half, three of which came in a 72-second span... second three included 1,000th career point and came with 3:33 remaining in the period... had a 17-point, 7-rebound, 6-steal night against San Francisco... netted 11 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals against San Francisco in the WCC First Round... added 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists against Gonzaga in the WCC Final... posted five rebounds and three steals against Stanford in the NCAA First Round.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2003-04: Named to the All-WCC First Team... started 20 contests and saw action in 25 games... missed four games due to a back injury... averaged 10.5 points per game, second on the team and 14th in the league... set SCU career mark for three-point field goals made, with 161... led the WCC in three-point field goals made per game (2.28), and ranked eighth in three-point field goal percentage (.356), 13th in assists (2.36), and 14th in steals (1.40)... was 6-12 from the three-point arc against UW-Green Bay to lead the team with 18 points in season opener... missed game against No. 10 Georgia... suited up but did not play at Sacramento State... returned against BYU and led the team as a reserve with 13 points... did not play against Oklahoma State or San Jose State... returned against Alabama and notched seven points in 12 minutes... made four threes at UT-San Antonio... celebrated 21st birthday at San Diego State, hitting a baseline three with 18.3 seconds for the game-winner... hit second straight game-winner at USF, with a 12-foot running jumper with 17 seconds remaining... scored a game-high 17 points against San Francisco, making five threes, and added a team-high eight rebounds... tied career high with a 24-point performance against Saint Mary's... made four of her six threes in the second half as the Broncos mounted a comeback... scored a team-leading 18 points at Gonzaga... added five assists... hit five threes at Portland... third trey gave her sole possession of second place on career three-point field goals made listing... scored 12 of her 14 points in the second half to lead SCU in a win at San Diego... added 13 points and four steals against San Diego... had six assists against Gonzaga... added 11 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists against Portland.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2002-03: Earned All-WCC honorable mention honors... started first 24 contests and had 30 starts overall... did not start on senior night against Saint Mary's but saw action in all 31 contests... scored in double figures on 20 occasions... ranked 24th nationally in three-point field goal percentage... ranked first in the league in three-point field goals made (2.55), third in three-point field goal percentage (.409), 10th in steals (1.74) and 11th in scoring (11.4)... has hit at least four three-pointers on 11 occasions... led the Broncos with 14 points against Arkansas-Little Rock, hitting four three-pointers and going 5-11 from the field... added five rebounds in just 27 minutes of action... hit four more threes against Texas A&M... led the team with 14 points against Fresno State on 5-9 shooting... went 4-8 from long range against Tulsa, adding five rebounds and three blocks... posted a career-high 24 points at Oregon, 15 of which came in the second half... went 6-9 from the field, and 5-6 from behind the arc... made 7-8 free throws in the last minute of play to secure the victory... also pulled down five rebounds and played all 40 minutes for first time in career... added 10 points at San Jose State... hit five three pointers on seven attempts to lead the Broncos at Eastern Michigan... scored 23 points against TCU on Jan. 6, her 20th birthday... recorded a career-high eight assists in the WCC opener against San Diego... went 4-6 shooting from behind the arc against LMU... finished with 14 points and a team-high five rebounds...hit five three-pointers at Saint Mary's... led all scorers with 19 points and added a game-high 10 rebounds for her first career double-double... made four threes against Portland and finished with 18 points... made back-to-back threes during the first half against the Pilots to give SCU a nine-point lead... hit a career-high six three-pointers, including three on consecutive possessions, during a Bronco comeback at San Diego... six threes in one game ties for fourth best in school history... finished one point under career high, with 23, and played all 40 minutes... scored eight points in four minutes to start the second half at LMU... hit a baseline three with 13 seconds left in regulation to tie contest at Pepperdine... hit four threes against San Francisco... hit five threes to open WCC Tournament against LMU and finished with game-high 17 points... posted double-double against Gonzaga in the WCC Tournament, with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2001-02: Had a career night against Gonzaga to open WCC play... tied a school record by making all five three-point attempts, and was 7-7 overall from the field for 19 points... added five rebounds in 20 minutes of action... followed that performance with 22 points against Portland as a starter... nailed another five three-pointers, all in the first half, including three straight that made her at one point 8-8 on the weekend... was named the WCC/Rawlings Player of the Week for those performances... was the only freshman in the league to earn the weekly recognition during the season... pulled down 13 rebounds against San Jose State... posted seven boards against Princeton and No. 7 Stanford... saw action in 30 contests with two starts... missed first match against LMU due to injury... came off the bench against Temple and netted five points, four rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes... hyperextended right wrist on Jan. 14, but able to play at San Diego two days later... her three-pointer against Saint Mary's in the semifinal of the WCC Tournament gave the Broncos their first lead with five minutes remaining, erasing an 18-point first-half deficit... fractured left wrist during WCC Championship contest vs. Pepperdine... was able to play in NCAA first round game vs. LSU... saw seven minutes of action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played guard for head coach Derek Powell at Kent-Meridian High School in Kent, Wash... named one of USA Today's top 25 players from the state of Washington... named MVP of SPFL North League as a junior and senior... also named Player of the Year for the South County Journal those years and was the Star Times and Tacoma News Tribune Player of the Year as a senior... averaged 18.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.2 steals per contest as a junior... scored a career-high 40 points with 11 three-pointers as a senior while averaging 20 points per game... also played soccer and was a member of the track team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Quinn Elizabeth Thomas... born January 6, 1983 in Kent, Wash... parents are Bill and Joanne Thomas... is the youngest of five siblings... sister Erin, 26, played basketball at Tacoma Community College... majoring in communication... participated in the Blue Angels Summer League in Washington during the 2002 summer.
Thomas' Career Statistics
Thomas' Career Highs
|Points||33||at UW-Green Bay, Dec. 18, 2004|
|Field Goals||11||at UW-Green Bay, Dec. 18, 2004|
|FG Attempts||22||at UW-Green Bay, Dec. 18, 2004|
|3-Pt FG||7||at UW-Green Bay, Dec. 18, 2004|
|3-Pt FG Attempts||14||twice, last at UW-Green Bay, Dec. 18, 2004|
|Free Throws||9||at San Diego, Feb. 5, 2004|
|FT Attempts||13||at San Diego, Feb. 5, 2004|
|Rebounds||13||vs. San Jose State, Nov. 27, 2001|
|Assists||8||vs. San Diego, Jan. 11, 2003|
|Blocked Shots||3||at Tulsa, Dec. 7, 2002|
|Steals||7||vs. Saint Mary's, Jan. 15, 2005|
|Minutes||44||vs. Pepperdine, March 5, 2004|