University of Iowa Athletics

#13 Kathy Thomas

Height 5-6
Class So.
Hometown Flint, Mich.
Previous School Highland CC
Kathy Thomas - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item…
Transferred to Iowa after playing one season at Highland Community College (Kansas).

2012-13 as a Sophomore…
Played in 32 games… netted a season-high 15 points against Missouri State (Dec. 19)… scored eight points in collegiate debut against Northern Illinois (Nov. 9)… tallied 51 points, 27 rebounds and 17 assists on the season.

2011-12 at Highland Community College…
Led Highland to most successful season in school history with a 28-4 overall record, placing second in the Jayhawk Conference and recording an NJCAA Division II District B finals appearance… NJCAA first team All-American, averaging 22 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.9 steals… Jayhawk Conference Player and Freshman of the Year…first team all-region pick.

High School…
Attended Flint Hamady High School and was teammates with current Michigan State junior Jasmine Thomas… helped lead her high school team to back-to-back state titles as a sophomore and junior, scoring 15 points in the state championship game as a sophomore and recorded the game-winning assist in a double overtime win as a junior… also helped her team win conference, district and regional crowns as a sophomore, junior and senior… earned three all-state honors as a senior, along with all-conference recognition as a junior and senior…holds school record for career assists and steals… averaged 13.2 points, 8.9 assists and 9.8 steals as a senior… member of the silver and bronze honor roll and ranked 16th in her class, academically.

Parents are Sheran Thomas and Charles Bailey… has three older brothers (Ronald Thomas, Demon Thomas, Tyvon Thomas), one younger brother (Deonche Thomas) and two younger sisters (Jasmine Bailey, Diamond Bailey)… business management major.