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ST. CATHARINE COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION
Thursday, October 16, 2014

PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL SNAGS THOMAS FOR 2015

     The Patriot volleyball team added their second commitment to the 2015 recruiting class when they added Presentation Academy standout, Claire Thomas.

     Despite being 5’7”, Thomas is primarily an outside hitter or a middle blocker. Thomas states that she has benefited from playing every position on the court. Thomas started her career at MAVA (MidAmerica Volleyball Association) when she was 10 years old. She continued to play with the MAVA squad until she was 15. When Thomas turned 15 she departed from the MAVA team and joined Union.

     Currently, Thomas, a senior plays for Presentation Academy located in Louisville, Ky. In her junior year, Thomas was named to the Academic All-State. Thomas was also credited with the winning point in a district victory.

     Thomas will also help the Patriots in the classroom. She is a member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society. Thomas said she plans on majoring in sonography and to get accepted in the cardiovascular sonography program.

     Head Coach, Jason McDannold noted, “It’s great to have Thomas join the program. I look forward to working with her in years to come.”