Fifth-year (2010)... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Named to the NFHCA All-American third team for the second time in her career ... NFHCA West Region first team ... All-Big Ten first team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... All-Big Ten Tournament team ... Named an NSCA All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2011) ... Was selected to appear in the NFHCA Senior Game in College Park, Md. ... Led the team with 12 assists on the season ... Also tied for fourth in the Big Ten and was 28th in the nation in assists ... Scored a goal in Michigan's 4-3 overtime win over Northwestern (Oct. 15) ... Had three assists in the 6-0 win over Quinnipiac (Sept. 19) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in the 4-3 overtime win over Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal ... Had two assists apiece in wins over James Madison (Sept. 10), Iowa (Oct. 10) and Northwestern (Oct. 15) ... Also had helpers against Wake Forest (Aug. 29) and Miami (Oct. 8) ... Had 23 shot attempts on the season, 10 of which were on goal.
Redshirt Junior (2009)... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... All-Big Ten Conference second team... Academic All-Big Ten... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... NFHCA All-West Region second team ... started all 21 games... scored three goals and tallied five assists on the season... recorded game-winning goal in 4-0 victory over Ball State (Sept. 13).
Junior (2008)... Redshirted the 2008 campaign ... Appeared in three games, starting two ... Tallied an assist on Michigan's first goal vs. Connecticut (Sept. 21).
Sophomore (2007)... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Named to the NFHCA All-America third team ... NFHCA All-West Region first team ... All-Big Ten first team selection ... All-Big Ten Tournament team ... Started all 23 games ... Tallied U-M's final marker in a 6-0 win at Stanford in the regular-season finale (Oct. 28) ... Netted the game-winning overtime tally vs. Indiana (Oct. 12), sealing at least a share of the Big Ten title for the Wolverines ... Posted two assists -- helping on the game-winner -- in U-M's overtime victory at Ohio State (Sept. 28) ... Earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors (Sept. 24) after contributing to Michigan's home sweep vs. #3 Iowa and #7 Penn State ... Tallied the first U-M goal against Iowa at the 64:24 mark (Sept. 21), leading to Michigan's double-overtime victory ... Scored an unassisted first-half goal vs. Vermont (Sept. 15) ... Tallied assists against #16 Louisville (Sept. 14) and #1 Maryland (Sept. 2).
Freshman (2006)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... NFHCA All-West Region second team ... All-Big Ten Conference second team ... Started all 20 games ... Earned an assist against Virginia Commonwealth (Oct. 19) ... Netted two markers -- one in each half -- vs. Central Michigan (Oct. 10) ... Tallied a late goal in U-M comeback win at Miami (Oct. 8) ... Scored first collegiate goal -- the second-half gamewinner -- against Michigan State (Oct. 6) ... Also added an assist against MSU ... Tallied two helpers in first career multi-point effort vs. Ball State (Sept. 15) ... Earned first collegiate point, an assist, against Kent State (Sept. 6) ... Made collegiate debut against North Carolina (Aug. 26).
Prep... Graduated from Warwick High School (2006) ... Four-year Distinguished Honor Roll ... 2005 NFHCA High School National Academic Squad ... Named to the NFHCA High School All-America first team ... NFHCA High School All-Mideast Region team (2005) ... Three-time Pennsylvania All-State first team selection (2003, `04, '05) ... Also competed with the Olympic Development Program in soccer for three seasons (2000, '01, '02).
Club/Junior Team... U.S. Under-21 Team (2007, '08) ... Toured China (2007) and Argentina (2008) with the U21 team ... Participated in the USA/Canada Challenge (2005) ... Twice competed at the AAU Junior Olympics (2003, '04) ... Three-time participant of the USFHA Futures Tournament (2003, '04, '05), capturing gold in her two most recent appearances.
Personal... Graduated from the Ross School of Business with a bachelor's degree of business administration ... Pursuing Master's degree of accounting ... Born on July 29, 1988 ... Daughter of Michael and Jacki O'Leary.
Thomas, Swenson Named NFHCA All-Americans
Thomas Named NFHCA West Region Player of the Year
Wolverines Place Five on NFHCA All-Region Teams
NCAA Central: Syracuse Tops North Carolina for Championship
Wolverines Fall to No. 1 UNC in NCAA Quarterfinals
Ellis, Thomas to Play in Senior Game Nov. 21 at Ocker Field
Two-Goal First Half, Late-Game 'D' Carry U-M into NCAA Quarterfinals