16 Rachel Thomas
16 Rachel Thomas
Height: 6-2
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Okemos, Mich.
High School: Okemos HS
Position: MB
Club: Team Detroit
m 29
k/s 2.13
h % .150
a/s 0.01
b/s 0.47
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.49

In 2016 (Freshman): Thomas led the Golden Eagles in kills with 219 on the year...played in all 29 of Tech's matches, including 27 starts...ended the season with 2.13 kills per set, 50 digs, and 48 blocks (second-best mark on the team) over 103 sets...notched a career-high 15 kills in the Golden Eagle's OVC opener versus Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 23...tallied a season-high eight digs versus Belmont (11/5) and a career-high five blocks at UAB (9/27), which she tied on two other occasions...ended the season with a .150 hitting percentage...totaled double-digit kills in seven different matches.

High School: Thomas joined Tennessee Tech from Okemos, Michigan, where she was a three-year letterwinner at Okemos High School playing primarily as a middle and right side under head coach Jamie Ianni... received All-Conference and Class A All-Region accolades in 2014 and 2015... led her team to a CAAC League Championship in 2013 and 2015 and a third place AAU National finish in 2014... named to the AVCA Phenom list and Under Armor watch list in 2014 and 2015... finished her high school career with 788 kills, 201 blocks, 137 service aces, and 559 digs while compiling a 103-34-6 record.  

Personal: Daughter of Joseph Thomas and Jennifer Everhart... born August 12, 1998... full name is Rachel Thomas.

Academic: Undecided on a major.

Recent Games
Oct 28 at Morehead State L, 3-1
Oct 29 at Eastern Kentucky L, 3-0
Nov 4 Tennessee State L, 3-0
Nov 5 Belmont L, 3-0
Nov 8 at Jacksonville State L, 3-0
Nov 12 at Southeast Missouri L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 16
Sets 103 57
Kills 219 120
Kills per set 2.13 2.11
Errors 118 67
Total Attacks 672 375
Hitting Percentage .150 .141
Assists 1 0
Assists per set 0.01 0.00
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 7 7
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 50 39
Digs per set 0.49 0.68
Block Solo 6 2
Block Assist 42 19
Block Total 48 21
Blocks per set 0.47 0.37
Block Errors 7 6
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 246.0 131.5
Points per set 2.4 2.3
Matches started 27 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 26 vs. Charleston Southern W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 15 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Aug 27 vs. UAB W, 3-2 1 5 14 2 32 .375 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 5 0 17.0
Aug 27 at Western Carolina W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 30 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 2 vs. Radford L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 23 .043 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 2 at Samford L, 3-1 1 4 9 5 22 .182 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Sep 3 vs. Northwestern State W, 3-0 1 3 6 4 25 .080 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 9.0
Sep 3 at UAB L, 3-0 1 3 8 4 28 .143 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Sep 9 vs. Seton Hall L, 3-0 1 3 8 4 21 .190 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 10 vs. Illinois State L, 3-0 1 3 5 3 19 .105 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 10 at Middle Tennessee L, 3-2 1 5 7 5 21 .095 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 5 0 10.0
Sep 15 vs. Oregon State L, 3-0 1 3 7 1 15 .400 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7.0
Sep 16 at Idaho L, 3-1 1 4 10 7 30 .100 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 16 vs. Wyoming L, 3-0 1 3 2 5 16 -.188 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 23 Eastern Kentucky W, 3-1 1 4 15 3 31 .387 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 24 Morehead State L, 3-0 1 3 5 3 18 .111 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 28 at Tennessee State L, 3-2 1 5 8 6 30 .067 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 8.5
Sep 30 at Belmont L, 3-1 1 4 4 0 12 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.0
Oct 5 Jacksonville State L, 3-1 1 4 11 5 24 .250 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 8 UT Martin W, 3-1 1 4 6 5 21 .048 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 14 at Murray State L, 3-0 1 3 2 2 17 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.0
Oct 15 at Austin Peay L, 3-0 1 3 7 3 16 .250 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 21 SIUE L, 3-0 - 3 5 3 17 .118 0 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Oct 22 Eastern Illinois W, 3-2 - 5 12 8 39 .103 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 14.0
Oct 28 at Morehead State L, 3-1 1 4 13 4 25 .360 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 14.0
Oct 29 at Eastern Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 21 .095 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Nov 4 Tennessee State L, 3-0 1 3 5 6 30 -.033 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Nov 5 Belmont L, 3-0 1 3 6 7 28 -.036 0 0 0 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Nov 8 at Jacksonville State L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 22 .045 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 2 0 7.0
Nov 12 at Southeast Missouri L, 3-0 1 3 9 3 24 .250 0 0 2 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 29 103 219 2.13 118 672 .150 1 0.01 0 0.00 50 0.49 6 42 48 0.47 246.0 2.4
2017-18 20 70 124 1.77 50 365 .203 1 0.01 7 0.10 38 0.54 11 47 58 0.83 165.5 2.4
Total 49 173 343 1.98 168 1037 .169 2 0.01 7 0.04 88 0.51 17 89 106 0.61 411.5 2.4
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 103 219 2.13 118 672 .150 1 0.01 0 0.00 50 0.49 6 42 48 0.47 246.0 2.4
Conference 16 57 120 2.11 67 375 .141 0 0.00 0 0.00 39 0.68 2 19 21 0.37 131.5 2.3
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Home 8 29 65 2.24 40 208 .120 0 0.00 0 0.00 25 0.86 2 9 11 0.38 71.5 2.5
Away 13 48 99 2.06 52 298 .158 1 0.02 0 0.00 22 0.46 2 21 23 0.48 111.5 2.3
Neutral 8 26 55 2.12 26 166 .175 0 0.00 0 0.00 3 0.12 2 12 14 0.54 63.0 2.4
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Wins 7 28 71 2.54 29 193 .218 0 0.00 0 0.00 8 0.29 2 15 17 0.61 80.5 2.9
Losses 22 75 148 1.97 89 479 .123 1 0.01 0 0.00 42 0.56 4 27 31 0.41 165.5 2.2
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August 3 12 32 2.67 9 77 .299 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.17 1 6 7 0.58 36.0 3.0
September 14 50 99 1.98 54 311 .145 1 0.02 0 0.00 14 0.28 3 20 23 0.46 112.0 2.2
October 8 29 62 2.14 34 180 .156 0 0.00 0 0.00 12 0.41 1 10 11 0.38 68.0 2.3
November 4 12 26 2.17 21 104 .048 0 0.00 0 0.00 22 1.83 1 6 7 0.58 30.0 2.5