Jackie Thomas

#20 Jackie Thomas

Pos. D
Ht. 5'8"
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School (Prev. School) Blue Valley Northwest

Team captain in 2008 ... ranks in a tie for 10th with eight career goals ... tied for sixth in school history with five match-winning goals at Valpo.

2007: Started all 19 games for the Brown and Gold ... a Second Team All-Horizon League pick ... earned ESPN The Magazine Third Team Academic All-America honors as voted upon by CoSIDA ... a First Team Academic All-District V selection ... tied Valpo's single season school record with four match-winning tallies ... all four goals on the season came at home and in shutouts ... scored against Murray State, IPFW, Belmont, and Northern Iowa ... goal against Belmont came on a penalty kick ... dished out an assist in the victory over Green Bay ... tallied 12 shot attempts on the year, eight of which were on goal ... team captain ... voted to the Horizon League All-Academic Team ... named to both the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2006: A First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... started 17 matches for the Crusaders on the backline ... named Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week on September 25 ... scored first collegiate goal on September 10 at Lipscomb ... scored the match-winning tally against Oral Roberts ... added goals at Northern Iowa and at Centenary ... finished fourth on the team with four goals and eight points ... tallied 19 shot attempts, 13 of which were on goal ... goal against Centenary was on a penalty kick ... fired six shots in the win at Lipscomb ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2005: Started all 21 contests for the Brown and Gold as a rookie ... a First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... named Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week on October 3 ... led Valpo's defense which allowed a then school record-low 1.41 goals against average ... registered five shot attempts on the season ... three of the five shots were on goal ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Huskies ... a Second Team All-State pick as a junior ... a three-time First Team All-Eastern Kansas League pick ... a First Team Northeast Region selection in 2003 ... a two-time captain ... second in school history with 48 career points ... named to the All-State Academic Team as a senior ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Jackie is the daughter of Ted and Kathy Thomas ... majors are public relations and sports management ... born April 23, 1987.