SOPHOMORE (2011-12):Appeared in all 33 games, made 12 starts...averaged 5.6 ppg and 3.1 rpg in 19.7 mpg...third on team in blocks with 10...started eight of final nine games...finished with 24 assists and 16 steals...posted six double-figure games, all in Pac-12 Conference play...in conference play; tied for second on team with 7.4 ppg and added 3.7 rpg...knocked down a three in 12 straight games (Jan. 28-Mar. 8)...played limited minutes in first half of season before taking over a starting role in mid-January...recorded two points, two steals and four assists in the win at Wisconsin (Nov. 18)...scored six points, recorded five rebounds and made two steals in the win over Prairie View A&M (Nov. 26) at the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands...scored seven points and grabbed four boards in the win over San Diego State (Dec. 2)...came off the bench and erupted for a career-high 18 points in the win over Utah (Jan. 5)...scored nine points against Colorado (Jan. 7)...had five rebounds at No. 4/4 Stanford (Jan. 19)...scored eight points at USC (Feb. 2) and at UCLA (Feb. 4)...scored 10 points and grabbed seven boards against Oregon (Feb. 11)...scored 14 points at Arizona (Feb. 16)...had seven points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds at Arizona State (Feb. 18)...knocked down three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points and six rebounds at Washington (Feb. 26)...had seven points, five rebounds and three steals in home win over UCLA (Mar. 1)...scored 17 points and had eight boards against USC (Mar. 3)...scored 17 points and had six rebounds in opening round win over Oregon State (Mar. 7) at Pac-12 Tournament...recorded nine points, five rebounds and two steals in the quarterfinal round win over USC at the Pac-12 Tournament.
FRESHMAN (2010-11): Appeared in all 31 games, setting a WSU freshman single-season record for games played...made three starts...averaged 2.1 ppg, 1.8 rpg and 11.2 mpg...recorded 11 assists, 14 steals and seven blocks...started and played 14 minutes in the season-opener at Saint Mary's (Nov. 12)...started, played 18 minutes, scored three points and grabbed four rebounds at UC Davis (Nov. 14)...set season-highs of 24 minutes, seven points, seven rebounds and three blocks in win against Nevada (Dec. 5)...started and made a season-high three steals against USC (Dec. 31)...notched six points in the win at Oregon State (Jan. 8)...hit a pair of 3-pointers and matched season-high of seven points against Washington (Feb. 26)...made two three's to finish with six points at UCLA (Mar. 5)..
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Lisa Johnson...two-year team captain and three-year team most valuable player scored 1,470 points, pulled down 1,100 rebounds and recorded 192 assists, 179 steals and 392 blocks during her career with the Eagles...FRESHMAN year received the Mack C. Moxley Hustle Award and finished in first place at the WRPA Hot Spot Competition...recorded 76 blocks on the season, breaking Elma's previous record by 20...SOPHOMORE year was named Evergreen Conference Most Valuable Player and was named first-team all-league...honorable mention all-state...broke her blocks record with 129, including a single-game record of 12...led Eagles to a sixth-place finish at the state tournament, where she received the WIAA Sportsmanship Award...JUNIOR year was named Evergreen Conference co-Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year...first-team all-league and honorable mention all-state...led Elma to a fourth-place finish at state, where she received a second-straight WIAA Sportsmanship Award...Seattle Times Athlete of the Week...set school's single-game rebounding mark (23)...recorded 118 blocks...SENIOR year named Evergreen Conference Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year...first-team Tacoma News Tribune All-Area and first-team Seattle Times All-State (all-classification)...also named Elma High School Athlete of the Year and was a McDonald's All-America nominee...also lettered four times in track and field, twice in volleyball and once in soccer...in her debut track and field season, was voted top freshman and most inspirational as she placed ninth at the state meet in the triple jump...sophomore year won both the district and state championships in the triple jump, and finished second at districts and sixth at state in the long jump...named first-team all-league and most outstanding girls' athlete...junior year won a second-straight triple jump state title...placed fourth at the state meet in the long jump...holds Elma's record in the triple jump (37 feet, 9.5 inches)...named team's most valuable player in volleyball as a junior, and was named second-team all-league both her junior and senior seasons...Honor Society member received the Claude A. Dailey Award for outstanding student-athletes and the US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award.
Brandi Nicole Thomas...born in Tacoma, Wash...parents Brian and Mary...brother Garrett...plans to pursue a degree in athletic medicine.
|Points||18, UTAH (1/5/12)|
|FG Made||7, vs. Oregon State (3/7/12)|
|FG Attempts||14, at Arizona (2/16/12)|
|3-Point FG Made||3, at Washington (2/26/12)|
|3-Point FG Attempts||9 (twice), Last - at Washington (2/26/12)|
|Free Throws Made||5 (twice), Last - COLORADO (1/7/12)|
|Free Throw Attempts||8, UTAH (1/5/12)|
|Rebounds||10, at Arizona State (2/18/12)|
|Assists||4, at Wisconsin (11/18/11)|
|Steals||3 (twice), Last - UCLA (3/1/12)|
|Blocked Shots||3, NEVADA (12/05/10)|
|Turnovers||4 (three times), Last - at USC (3/8/12)|
|Minutes||37 (three times), Last - at USC (3/8/12)|