Alyssa Thomas

Position: Forward
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170 lbs.
School: University of Maryland ‘14
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
Twitter: @athomas_25

USA Basketball Notes:

  • One of six current collegiate athletes who participated in the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas.
  • Named to the 2012 USA 3x3 World Championship Team, but was unable to participate and withdrew.
  • Participated in the 2011 USA U19 World Championship Team and 2010 USA U18 National Team trials.

College Notes:

  • During her three years, Maryland has compiled an 81-20 record (.802), advanced to three NCAA Tournaments, including the 2012 Elite Eight and 2013 Sweet Sixteen, and earned the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title.
  • WBCA, USBWA All-American (2012).
  • Associated Press All-America first team (2012).
  • ACC Player of the Year (2012, 2013), All-ACC first team (2012, 2013) and second team (2011).
  • ACC Tournament MVP (2012) and ACC All-Tournament Team (2012, 2013).
  • ACC All-Freshman Team (2010) and a seven-time ACC Rookie of the Week recipient.

Personal Notes:

  • Born in Camp Hill, Pa., on April 12, 1992.
  • Daughter of Bobby Thomas and Tina Klotzbeecher-Thomas, has one younger brother, Devin, who is a sophomore forward at Wake Forest this year, and one younger sister, Alexia.
  • Majoring in family science at Maryland.
  • Attended Central Dauphin High School (Pa.), where she led her class to 106 victories over four years, the most of any single class in that school’s history.
  • Finished her career as Central Dauphin’s all-time leading scorer with 2,289 points, which ranks among the top 50 all-time leading scorers in Pennsylvania history.
  • Parade Magazine All-America first team (2010).
  • USA Today All-USA third team (2010).
  • Associated Press Pennsylvania Class 4A Player of the Year (2010).
  • Helped lead Central Dauphin to a Pennsylvania Class 4A championship as a sophomore in 2007-08, scoring 30 points in a second-round upset of top-seeded
    Downingtown East.
College Statistics:
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2012-13
34/34
229- 507
.452
6- 14
.429
176- 230
.765
349/10.3
640/ 18.8
181
26
61
2011-12
35/35
233- 504
.462
7- 27
.259
128- 160
.800
279/ 8.0
601/ 17.2
113
14
57
2010-11
31/31
171- 356
.480
0- 5
.000
108- 148
.730
226/ 7.3
450/ 14.5
50
5
66
Totals
100/100
633-1367
.463
13- 46
.283
412- 538
.766
854/ 8.5
1691/ 16.9
344
45
184