Facebook.com Twitter.com YouTube.com



Matt Thomas
12   Matt Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Bishop McGuinness

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 150

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
04/13/1985

Experience:
4L


TULSA - A four-year letterwinner and three-year starter . . . started 55 of 73 career games played . . . career numbers included four goals and nine assists for 17 points.

SENIOR (2006) - Started 18 of 19 games played . . . punched in one goal and had three assists for five points . . . his lone goal of the season came against UCF on Sept. 23 . . . notched assists vs. Oral Roberts, UAB and UCF . . . attempted 11 shots, five of which were on goal . . . selected as TU's "Man of the Match" against UAB . . . picked up second-team all-C-USA accolades.

JUNIOR (2005) - Started 15 of 19 contests and earned two assists on the year . . . picked up one assist each against UMKC and Saint Louis.

SOPHOMORE (2004) - Started 19 of 20 games and registered two goals and four assists for eight points . . . tied for third on the team in assists . . . scored one goal and finished with one assist for three points vs. Oral Roberts . . . chalked up one goal against Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament first round . . . collected an assist against Southwest Missouri State during the regular season and against SMS in the MVC Tournament first round . . . named TU's "Man of the Match" against Oral Roberts, Michigan State and #2 SMU.

FRESHMAN (2003) - Started in three of 15 games played . . . posted one goal for two points . . . scored his lone goal of the season against Bradley.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a three-year letterwinner at Bishop McGuinness High School . . . scored two goals as a senior and was named to the all-state team . . . played four years with the `85 Region III ODP team . . . played seven years for his club team, the Royals F.C., and led the squad to four state titles . . . a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL - Majored in biochemistry . . . born April 13, 1985 . . . one of three children of Greg Thomas and Connie Smiley . . . a four-year member of the TU Dean's List . . . named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second-Team, ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI Team and C-USA All-Academic Team as a senior . . . selected to the ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Academic All-District VI first team as a junior . . . was a Conference USA Academic Medalist as a junior and senior . . . was an honorable mention all-MVC Scholar-Athlete as a sophomore . . . named TU's Student-Athlete of the Week on Sept. 20, 2004.