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Whitney Thomas Athlete Profile

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Whitney Thomas
Position: Util Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2008-2010 Hometown: Show Low, AZ

Personal

  • Parents are Carl and Elizabeth
  • Has four sisters
  • Sister Cortney played softball at BYU
  • Younger sister Chelsea plays softball at College of Southern Idaho
  • Lettered four times in softball, and three times in both volleyball and basketball at Show Low High School
  • Majoring in travel and tourism
  • Married to Tyler Thomas

Before BYU

  • Transfered from Idaho State
  • Had 12 hits and three home runs while playing for the Bengals
  • Named 2006 Athlete of the Year at Show Low High School
  • Named three-time All-Conference first team


2008 | Sophomore Year

  • In debut season as a Cougar appeared in most games as a sub at 39
  • Carried a .240 batting average in 25 at bats with 10 RBI and two home runs
  • Belted a three-run homer against former team, Idaho State, batting 1-for-2 with one walk on April 22
  • Went 1-for-2 with 3 RBI in first start against South Dakota State on March 17

2009 | Junior Year

  • Appeared in 29 games
  • Had 4 at bats and walked once
  • Had a .200 on-base percentage
  • Played a crucial role in the Cougars offensive drives as her base running knowledge was used on several pinch running situations
  • Had a fielding percentage of .750

2010 | Senior Year

  • Played in 27 games, starting 1
  • Went 1-for-3 with 1 RBI and 1 run in game two of a doubleheader at Southern Utah (5/4)
  • Hit a home run against UC Santa Barbara (2/12), totaling 3 RBI and 1 run