5 Chelsea Thomas
5 Chelsea Thomas
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hot Springs, Ark.
High School: University of Texas at San Antonio
Position: 3B

2017: Sat out season due to NCAA Transfer regulations.

Prior to Belmont: At UTSA- Saw action in 44 contests with 37 starts, including 31 at third base, five at shortstop and one as the designated player ... Hit .217 with five doubles, three homers and 13 RBIs ... Her 74 assists ranked second on the team to go along with 40 putouts … had six multi-hit and two multi-RBI games ... Hit .241 with four doubles, a homer and five RBIs during Conference USA action ... Awarded the C-USA Academic Medal and was named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... At Missouri State- Appeared in 49 games with 38 starts at third base as a freshman … hit .248 with three doubles, nine homers and 23 RBIs to help the Bears to a 30-25 record and second-place finish in the Missouri Valley Conference … twice was named MVC Newcomer of the Week … four-year starter and letterwinner at McKinney High School under head coaches Jeremy Greenway and Alicia Crawford … hold MHS career records for walks (67) and RBIs (125) and she tied a single-season record with 11 homers as a senior … four-time all-district selection … was the District 10-5A Utility Player of the Year as a senior, first-team All-District 10-5A as a junior, District 10-4A Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore and District 10-4A Newcomer of the Year as a freshman … was a two-time Dallas Morning News Player of the Week selection.

Personal: Full name is Chelsea Joleen Thomas ... Daughter of Mike Thomas and Brandon and Jody Verwolf … Has three sisters, Ashley, who is an assistant coach at Belmont, Taylor, and Sydney Verwolf ... Interested in majoring in Early Childhood Educaton.