Erin Thorn Athlete Profile

#11 Erin Thorn

Erin Thorn
Position: Guard Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 1999-2003 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Mountain View High School



All-America

  • 2000 Women's Basketball News Service Freshman Team
  • 2001 Kodak Honorable Mention 

Personal

Hometown: Orem, Utah
High School: Mountain View H.S.
Major: Fitness and Wellness Management
Parents: Douglas and Jo Dee Gardine
Siblings: Four brothers and five sisters

At BYU

2000--2001: Started in all games...finished the season as the team's leading scorer with an average of 15.5 points and 4.5 rebounds a game...had career and season high 36 points and eight three-pointers against Arizona on 11/18/00...those eight three-pointers tie her with Kari Gallup for record three-pointers in a game...named to the MWC All Conference First Team and to the MWC All-Tournament Team.
1999-2000: Started in all 31 games...averaged 13.2 ppg and 3.5 rpg...finishing the year as the team's leading scorer...led the team in assists with a total of 114 and an average of 3.7 per game...also led the team in steals with 61 her first season with BYU...scored in double digits in 24 games...was the MWC Player of the Week on December 6 after picking up a career and season high 25 points against Idaho State on December 1, netting 7-of-9 three-pointers which also put her in second place on the BYU chart for treys in a game....named to the Women's Basketball News Service National All-Freshman All-America team...also named Second Team All MWC and Freshman of the Year...named to the MWC All Tournament Team.

Before BYU

First Team All-State as a junior...Deseret News All-State Player her sophomore year...rated top 25 senior by Blue Chip and Student Sports...played on Mountain View High School team that won three straight basketball championships...1999 Team MVP...1999 Region MVP...1999 5A MVP Salt Lake Tribune, 1999 Miss Basketball; and Utah Deseret News...Gatorade Player of the Year in Utah...Street/Smith All-American, USA Today Parade All-American...set state record for three-pointers in a game (9)...tied Julie Krommenhoeks record for three-pointers in a season (72)...named Pre-Season Freshman-Of-The-Year by the Women's Basketball News Service.

Stats

YEAR G/GS FG/FGA % FT/FTA % 3ptATT % PTS AVG REB AVG AST AVG BLK ST TO
99-00 31 135-321 .421 48-59 .814 91-210 .433 409 13.2 110 3.6 114 3.68 15 61 73
00-01 32 173-415 .417 57-67 .851 93-234 .397 496 15.5 143 4.5 101 3.16 8 49 63
01-02 33 199-454 .438 66-79 .835 108-264 .409 572 17.3 132 4.0 114 3.45 8 60 80
02-03 31 199-447 .445 87-95 .916 99-241 .411 584 18.8 129 4.2 176 5.68 16 66 102
TLS 127 706-1637 .431 258-300 .860 391-949 .412 2061 16.2 214 1.69 505 3.9 47 236 318


1999-2000 | Freshman Year

Started in all 31 games...averaged 13.2 ppg and 3.5 rpg...finishing the year as the team's leading scorer...led the team in assists with a total of 114 and an average of 3.7 per game...also led the team in steals with 61 her first season with BYU...scored in double digits in 24 games...was the MWC Player of the Week on December 6 after picking up a career and season high 25 points against Idaho State on December 1, netting 7-of-9 three-pointers which also put her in second place on the BYU chart for treys in a game....named to the Women's Basketball News Service National All-Freshman All-America team...also named Second Team All MWC and Freshman of the Year...named to the MWC All Tournament Team.

2000-2001 | Sophomore Year

Started in all games...finished the season as the team's leading scorer with an average of 15.5 points and 4.5 rebounds a game...had career and season high 36 points and eight three-pointers against Arizona on 11/18/00...those eight three-pointers tie her with Kari Gallup for record three-pointers in a game...named to the MWC All Conference First Team and to the MWC All-Tournament Team. Started in all games...finished the season as the team's leading scorer with an average of 15.5 points and 4.5 rebounds a game...had career and season high 36 points and eight three-pointers against Arizona on 11/18/00...those eight three-pointers tie her with Kari Gallup for record three-pointers in a game...named to the MWC All Conference First Team and to the MWC All-Tournament Team...named Kodahk All-American Honorable Mention.

2001-2002 | Junior Year

Started in all 33 games...averaging 17.3 points and 4.0 rebounds a game....was team's leading scorer for the third consecutive year...picked up the MWC MVP trophy for her performance at the 2002 MWC Championships in Las Vegas where she tallied eight treys in a game vs Wyoming on 3/6/02 and 13 3-pt field goal attempts in that same game...also tallied a total of 60 points for the 2002 tournament in three games...named to the MWC All-Tournament Team and the MWC All-Conference First Team....garnered MWC Player of the Week for the Dec. 17, 2001 week after her strong performance in the University of Denver Pioneer Classic...at that tournament she picked up a season and career record high nine-three pointers in the game against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, the nine treys set a new BYU record for treys in a game for both the men's and women's team....had a season high 29 points against Arkansas Pine-Bluff on 12/14/01...eight rebounds at Boise State on 11/16/01 and season high nine assists vs Colorado State on 1/10/02.

2002-2003 | Senior Year

Participant in the WBCA All-Star Challenge at NCAA Final Four...was honored as the 2003 Cougar Club Crowd Pleaser Award at the booster's annual awards banquet...finished her collegiate career with (39) consecutive games where Erin scored at least one 3-pointer...tallied (393)career three-point buckets and also holds the school record in career three pointers...compiled a total of (2,061) career points which puts her in fourth place in all-time scoring in BYU women's basketball history. (Jackie Beene McBride holds third place with a total of 2,191 points during her four-year career from 1978)...picked up her second 34-point performance of the year vs. UNLV on 3/12/03 in this year's MWC Championships, and she's had two consecutive 30-plus points ever in her career at this year's MWC tourney, at the tourney she also received her fourth straight MWC All-Tournament Team honor, prior to the league championship Thorn was also honored as an MWC All-Conference First Team award recipient, that honor was also her fourth consecutive accolade ...tallied her third career double double with 13 points and 10 assists in the game at Utah on 3/1/03...was picked as a 2002-03 Pre-Season College All-America Second Team honoree by the Women's Basketball News Service ...named to the "Players to Watch" list for the 2003 Senior CLASS Award, but did not make the final list of 10 players...picked up a season-high six three-pointers against AF on 2/8/03... tallied a career high 12 assists against CSU on 2/15/03, in that game she also picked up her second career double double with 21 points and 12 assists...tied her career high nine assists vs MWC foe Wyoming on 1/18/03...in the win over the University of Denver she picked up her first ever double-double with 10 points and a career high 14 rebounds...picked up a season high 34 points at home vs Montana State on 12/30/02....her second best season high was 24 points, 21 of which came from behind the arc against SUU on 12/3/02...tallied a season high eight three pointers in the same game...continues to led the team in scoring in all games to date...was named MWC Player of the Week on Nov. 25, 2002 after her 19 points and six rebounds vs. ,11th ranked Texas. The honor was the third overall.