Ali Thomason 22
Ali  Thomason

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Rafael, Calif.

High School:
Marin Catholic

Height:
5-9

Position:
AT


04/28/2016

Michigan Receives Player and Rookie of the Year Honors

Water Polo Receives Player, Rookie of the Year Honors

04/08/2016

Coach Leonardi Talks About His Four Seniors

Coach Leonardi Talks About His Four Water Polo Seniors

04/07/2016

Thomason, Johnson Earn CWPA Weekly Honors

Water Polo's Thomason, Johnson Earn CWPA Weekly Honors

03/03/2016

Anderson, Thomason and Johnson Honored by CWPA

Water Polo Wins Three Weekly Awards

02/04/2016

Campbell and Thomason Repeat Weekly Awards from CWPA

Water Polo's Campbell, Thomason Repeat CWPA Weekly Awards

At Michigan
• Enrolled in the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts
• Majoring in Neuroscience with a creative writing minor
• Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement and two-time Academic All-Big Ten
• Two-time ACWPC All-America honorable mention
• Ranks among the Michigan career leaders in goals (5th), points (4th) and steals (4th)
• Fourth fastest to reach 200 career points in school history (101 games)

Senior (2016)
• Team captain
• U-M Senior High Honors
• Three-time CWPA Player of the Week (Jan. 26, Feb. 4, Apr. 7)
• CWPA Defensive Player of the Week (Mar. 3)
• Played in all 32 games, leading the team with 82 goals, 50 steals and 13 field blocks
• With her 101 points she is just the seventh U-M player to hit triple digits in a season
• Her 82 goals are the second most by a senior in school history (Shana Welch - 83 in 2007) and are two shy of Welch's school record from 2005
• Won 109-of-119 (.916) sprints on the year
• In conference play she has 21 goals, nine assists, 17 steals and is 22-1 on sprints
• 16 games with a hat trick or better, including six goals (1), five goals (2), four goals (6) and three goals (7)
• Matched a career best with six goals in an upset over No. 8 San Jose State
• Finished the regular season with five goals, three assists and three steals against Brown
• Scored five goals to go with two steals against No. 24 Cal Baptist
• Notched four of the team's seven goals versus No. 2 UCLA
• Posted four goals and two assists for six points against No. 15 San Diego State
• Four goals and one assist against both No. 24 Marist and No. 11 UCSB
• Put home four goals against both Harvard (April 9) and George Washington (April 17)
• Scored career goal No. 150 with two goals in a loss to No. 1 Stanford
• Two hat tricks, eight total goals and six steals to lead U-M to fifth place at the UCI Invitational

Junior (2015)
• CWPA All-Conference first team
• CWPA All-Tournament Team
• CPWA Player of the Week
• Team captain
• Appeared in all 32 games
• Led the Wolverines with a career-best 58 goals and 51 steals
• Also posted a career-best 34 assists
• Tallied nine goals at the CWPA Championship (April 24-26)
• Tallied three goals vs. Bucknell and four in season finale vs. Hartwick
• Scored two five-meter penalty goals vs. #11 Indiana
• Scored four goals, including two five-meter penalties, and tallied three steals vs. Mercyhurst (April 18)
• Scored a career-best six goals, including four in the first quarter, vs. #13 Indiana (April 4)
• Posted five steals vs. Hartwick, CSU East Bay (Feb. 7) and #13 UC San Diego (Jan. 25)

Sophomore (2014)
• Named CWPA Western Division Defensive Player of the Week (April 10)
• Appeared in all 34 games
• Established career highs with 37 goals, 23 assists, 60 points and 58 steals
• Led the Wolverines in steals
• Ranked third on the team in goals
• Registered four goals apiece in CWPA Championship wins over Brown (April 25) and #16 Hartwick (April 27)
• Tallied both overtime goals in U-M's 11-9 comeback win vs. Brown
• Recorded a career-high six steals at CSU East Bay (April 5)
• Also posted five steals vs. #16 San Diego State (March 9) and Siena (March 16)
• Recorded three goals and two assists apiece against Harvard (March 8) and #20 Wagner (Feb. 15)

Freshman (2013)
• Appeared in 32 games in her first collegiate season
• Posted 20 goals, 17 assists and 37 points
• Led freshmen in steals (40)
• Scored the game-winning goal with 5:20 remaining in the fourth quarter vs. #15 Indiana in CWPA Eastern Championship semifinals (April 27)
• Also netted a goal vs. #12 Princeton in the Eastern Championship game (April 28)
• Tallied six goals, four assists and 15 steals over the ASU Invitational (March 23-24)
• Posted a career-best three assists and five points vs. LaVerne (March 24) and a career-best five steals vs. Colorado State (March 23)
• Scored two goals vs. Notre Dame at the CWPA Western Division Championship (April 13)
• Had two goals, one assist and three steals vs. Cal Baptist (March 23)
• Recorded a career high with three goals vs. Santa Clara (Feb. 9)
•Scored first career goal vs. #10 Long Beach State (Feb. 9)
• Made collegiate debut vs. #9 San Jose State (Jan. 20)

Prep Graduated from Marin Catholic High School (2012)
• Mario Ghilotti Outstanding Student Athlete Award
• Marin Catholic Department Life Member Dean's List
• Four-year North Coast Section Scholar Athlete
• Named NISCA/Speedo Girls All-America second team (2012)
• Named 2012 Marin County Athletic League Water Polo Player of the Year and Swimmer of the Year
• Two-time MCAL First Team All-League (2010, '11)
• Contributed to two MCAL team championships (2010, '11)

Personal
• Full name is Alexandra Claire Thomason
• Birthday: January 18, 1994

Career Stats

YearGPGAPtsEXDEXStl
2013322017377540
201434372360261458
20153258349218851
2016328219101181150
Total130197932896938199

 



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