Position: Setter
Height: 6-0
Weight: 147
Hometown/Residence: DeKalb, Illinois/DeKalb, Illinois
Birth Date: Jan. 12, 1993
Club Team/Coach: Sports Performance Volleyball (Aurora, Ill.)
High School/Grad Year: DeKalb High School (DeKalb, Ill.)/2011
College Status: Verbaled to University of Wisconsin

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Named to U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team.



PERSONAL: Born Courtney Christine Thomas on Jan. 12, 1993, in Dekalb, Ill.… Father is Jaceson Thomas (1960, deceased in 2006)…Mother is Kelly Thomas (1965)… Brother is Bret Thomas (1994)…Hobbies include volleyball, reading and hanging out with friends… Favorite food is kiwi…Favorite book is The Last Song by Nickolas Sparks…Favorite types of music are Rap, Hip-Hop… Favorite movie is Freedom Writer’s…Favorite actressis Taylor Launter…Favorite professional team is Chicago Blackhawks…Favorite athletes are LeBron James…Most admired person is my mom because “she has been an inspiration on how to be after the death of my dad. She made sure my brother and my life was kept as close to normal as possible when she was so sad. She has always been there for use even though her life was turned upside down, too.”

INTERESTING STORY: “My dad died the summer of me going into 8th grade. Life has had some interesting moments since then. He was a big part of my volleyball life and I am committed to be as successful in the sport as he and I had always talked about. He was always so proud of me and I know he continues to be proud as he looks down.”