UMES to take on in-state rival Morgan State on Monday at 4 p.m. in Norfolk
UMES heads to Georgia for a 6 p.m. tip off at Tiger Arena
UMES led 48-41 in the second half, Udoji finishes with near double double
Off Karona Roach's 19 points, UMES cut 20-point deficit to two
Karona Roach scores 10 points, 11 rebounds in first UMES double double of the year
Photos from 2014 UMES Street Sweep featuring student-athletes
2.1.14, A&T 73, UMES 63
UMES Women's Basketball versus New Jersey Institute of Technology inside W.P. Hytche Center (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
UMES Women's Basketball versus North Carolina Central University inside W.P. Hytche Center (Photos by Megan Raymond)
Batchelor on Thompson: "Thompson is a crafty, post player. She is a great individual that works and contributes to the offensive end, both inside and outside the paint."
2012-13: Reserve forward for the Lady Hawks, playing in 25 games with one start ... scored first basket in season opener at George Mason (11/13) ... four points and three boards vs. Campbell (12/14), following up with six points in win at North Florida (12/15) ... grabbed five rebounds with four points vs. Brown (12/29) ... career-highs with eight points and five rebounds vs. Delaware State (1/19) ... matched career-high in rebounds with five at Norfolk State (2/11).
High School/Club: Lettered for four years in basketball and three in volleyball at Cedar Ridge High School ... named all-conference and second team all-district in basketball three years from 2010-12 ... MVP of the Red Wolves basketball team in 2010 and 2012 ... finished with over 700 points and 500 rebounds, getting 21 double doubles in senior season ... named volleyball team MVP in 2011 and 2012, earning Player of the Year and all-conference honors in final season ... led volleyball team to 2010 state finals ... played with the Carolina Lady Elite AAU team.
Personal: Born Aug. 12, 1994 in Richmond, Va. ... daughter of Wayne Thompson and Maria Boldin ... has a brother, Justin ... major is biology ... pregame routine includes relaxing and listening to music ... best sports moment is beating crosstown rival Orange High School in her senior season, first time Cedar Ridge won over rival in her high school career ... lists her mother and brother as the most influential people for being the strongest and most determined people she knows ... best non-athletic accomplishment is staying with the Girl Scouts from third grade through high school graduation ... plans to attend P.A. school and become a physican's assistant upon graduation ... favorite sayings are "Live life to the fullest with no regrets" and "Don't think about it, just play" ... hobbies include shopping, listening to music and watching movies ... favorite book is A Long Way Gone... favorite movies include "Mulan", "B*A*P*S", "Life", "Deliver us From Eva" and "The Goofy Movie" .. personal athletic goal this season is to become a stronger and better player ... personal athletic goal upon graduation is to set a UMES record and win a MEAC Championship.
THOMPSON'S CAREER STATISTICS