Martha Thomas

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Height: 5’7″

Position: Midfielder/Forward

High School: American Heritage

Club Soccer: Weston FC

Class of 2015

2016: Served as a team captain … Picked to the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team … Garnered Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year accolades … Tabbed to the All-Conference USA First Team … Earned NSCAA All-America Scholar Second Team plaudits … Named to the All-NSCAA Scholar South Region First Team … Selected to the All-Conference USA Academic First Team … One of two players in the league to be on both the All-Conference USA First Team and All-Conference USA Academic First Team … Recipient of the Conference USA Fall Spirit of Service award … Member of the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week Oct. 4 and Nov. 8 … Chosen as the Oct. 3 Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week … Ranked No. 64 on the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Top 100 Postseason List … Picked as an All-NCCSIA First Team honoree … Started 19 of the 20 games in which she played … Became the first player in program history with three double-digit scoring campaigns with a Conference USA-best equaling and team-high tying 10 goals … Contributed multi-goal performances in back-to-back contests against UTEP (Sept. 30) and against UTSA (Oct. 2) … Second time in her career with multi-goal scoring games in consecutive games, and first against league foes … Scored in other consecutive matches at Georgia Southern (Aug. 28) and at Mercer (Sept. 2) and in league play against Louisiana Tech (Oct. 14) and against Southern Miss (Oct. 16) … Connected on goals against Old Dominion (Sept. 18) in the conference opener and the team’s lone score against WKU (Nov. 2) in the Conference USA Championships Quarterfinals … Added the second shootout conversion against the Lady Toppers, helping to push the Niners into the semifinals … Goal against Southern Miss came on a penalty kick and proved to be the game winner … Chipped in another game winner during league action against UTSA … Attempted another penalty kick at No. 14 Duke (Nov. 12) in the NCAA Tournament … Notched a career-best 10 assists, ranking second on the squad … Credited with multiple assists in the season opener against Western Carolina (Aug. 19) and at Georgia State (Aug. 26) … Posted other assists at Georgia Southern, against Elon (Sept. 8), at FIU (Sept. 23), against Louisiana Tech, against UTEP (Nov. 4) in the Conference USA Championships Semifinals and against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 6) in the Conference USA Championships Final as the 49ers locked up the title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament … Registered the ninth 30-point campaign in program history and the first since 2009 … Placed second on the squad with 68 shots, including a team-high 41 on goal … Broke the school’s career record for attempts with 217 … Registered a career-best eight shots, six of which were on frame, at Georgia Southern … Added six attempts against Western Carolina, against Old Dominion, at FIU and against Southern Miss … Played at least 90 minutes six times, including plus-100 outings three times … Never came off the field against WKU in the Conference USA Championships Quarterfinals during 110 minutes … Topped the century mark in back-to-back contests against UTSA and at Florida Atlantic.

2015: Named to the NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team … Earned All-Conference USA First Team honors … Selected to the All-Conference USA Academic First Team … Collected All-North Carolina Sports Information Association First Team plaudits … Recognized on the Preseason All-Conference USA Team … Listed at No. 89 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com Postseason National Top 100 list … Ranked at No. 4 among the Top 20 in Conference USA by TopDrawerSoccer.com … One of two players to start all 19 matches … Led Conference USA with a career-high 13 goals, tying for 28th nationally … One of three 49ers all-time to register multiple double-digit scoring campaigns … Only one of the three to do it as a freshman and sophomore … Topped the squad with 29 points along with career bests for shots (92) and shots on goal (47) in addition to her record-setting scores … Shared team lead with Rebecca Beatty with two game-winning goals … Converted all three of her penalty-kick chances, the only three taken by the Niners … Registered multi-goal scoring games against Gardner-Webb (Sept. 4), against East Carolina (Sept. 13) and at Elon (Sept. 20) … Opened the campaign with at least one score in the first five contests … Tallied goals in Conference USA action against UAB (Sept. 25), at Old Dominion (Oct. 16) and against FIU (Oct. 30) … Posted the game winner in the season opener against Coastal Carolina (Aug. 23) and in the first league match against UAB … Distributed assists against Georgia Southern (Aug. 30), at Winthrop (Sept. 2) and at UTSA (Oct. 25) … Set a single-season program record with her 92 shots … Credited with multiple attempts in 18 of the 19 contests … Tied her season high with seven shots against Coastal Carolina, at Mercer (Aug. 28) and against Rice (Oct. 11) … Fired six attempts against Gardner-Webb, against East Carolina, at Elon, at Southern Miss (Oct. 2) and against FIU … Both of her shots against Georgia Southern and against USF (Sept. 11) were on goal … Notched a season-best five shots on goal against Coastal Carolina … Scored on penalty kicks at Mercer, against Gardner-Webb and against East Carolina … Played at least 90 minutes in 12 matches, including eight in Conference USA action.

2014: Recognized as a TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman All-American Second Team member … Named to the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team … Only freshman among the three squads in the region … Voted the Conference USA Freshman of the Year … Selected to the All-Conference USA Second Team … Tabbed to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team … Chosen as an All-North Carolina Sports Information Association First Team honoree … Garnered Sept. 30 TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week accolades … Received Nov. 4 TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week honorable mention plaudits … Earned Nov. 3 Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week … Ranked No. 17 on the postseason Top 100 national freshman list by TopDrawerSoccer.com … One of three players to start all 18 matches … Led the squad with 11 goals, six assists, 28 points and five game-winning goals … Placed second on the team with 59 shots … Became only the third rookie in school history to reach double-digit scores … Joined an elite company of three players in program history to net the game-winning goal in the season opener as a freshman starter when she did it at UNC Greensboro (Aug. 22) … Became the 11th player in school history to score a goal as a freshman starter in the season opener … Posted two scores in three matches, against Winthrop (Sept. 17) in her Transamerica Field debut, at FIU (Sept.28) in her return to her hometown of Miami and against Middle Tennessee (Oct. 30) in the regular-season finale to clinch a conference tournament berth … Netted the team’s lone score at Clemson (Sept. 7) … Credited with an assist in four-straight contests, all against league foes … Provided helpers on goals against Marshall (Oct. 3), at WKU (Oct. 5), against Louisiana Tech (Oct. 10) and against Southern Miss (Oct. 12) … Assisted on a score against Winthrop for her first five-point performance … Contributed an assist on the team’s lone goal against Middle Tennessee (Nov. 5) in the Conference USA Quarterfinals … Fired a season-high seven shots, placing five on goal, against Winthrop … Had six-shot efforts against Louisiana tech and Old Dominion (Oct. 18) … Burst onto the scene with five attempts in the season opener at UNC Greensboro … Finished the campaign with at least one shot in 17 of the 18 games … Notched three of her five game-winning goals against conference opponents.

High School: Accumulated 45 goals and 28 assists for 118 points in just 56 games during her three-year career … Member of the 3A state championship squad as a senior, finishing with a 29-0-1 record … Team was ranked as high as No. 3 nationally … Helped lead her high school team to the 3A state championship in 2013 and a finalist appearance in 2012 … Squad won the state crown her junior year with a 26-2 record … Team was listed at No. 19 in the 2013-14 preseason StudentSports Fab 50 winter sports rankings … Posted 16 goals and 10 assists for 42 points during her final season … Netted 17 goals and added 11 assists for 45 points as a junior … Chosen as an All-Broward County All-Star in 2014 … Received an All-Broward County Second Team selection after the 2012 and 2013 campaigns … Recorded at least five hat tricks during her last two years … Scored 12 goals and added seven assists for 31 points during her sophomore campaign … Recipient of the Sportsmanship Award in 2008 and 2011 … Participated in the US Youth Soccer National League … Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born May 31, 1996 … Daughter of Andrew and Christine Thomas … Majoring in pre-kinesiology.

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