10 - Holly Thomas
Holly Thomas
Born: March 29, 1990
Height: 5-9
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ooltewah, Tenn.
High School: Ooltweah
Position: P/OF
Major: Pre-Physical Threapy
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2009 (Freshman): Holly started 27 games at pitcher in her debut season, striking out 118 batters in 183.1 innings and earning the team awards of Pitcher of the Year and Freshman of the Year...an OVC All-Newcomer Team honoree, she finished the year with a 14-16 record and team-best 2.90 ERA...pitched a no-hitter against Tennessee Wesleyan (3/19), striking out seven and allowing just two walks...finished the season with three shutouts and 19 complete games...hurled two shutouts late in the season against eventual OVC Tournament Champion UT Martin...on the offensive side, belted five home runs and four doubles and led the team in walks with 24...went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs in her first collegiate game against Campbell (2/6)...went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs against Kennesaw State (2/14)...earned a spot on both the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

High School:
Holly played two sports, softball and volleyball, while at Ooltewah High School including playing softball all four years for coach Norma Nelson...lettered each year on the diamond as a pitcher and outfielder...helped her team to a 20-6 record her junior season with an ERA of 0.35 and batted .430...helped OHS to the 2008 Tennessee State Championship with a record of 46-3...was named All-City Best of Preps Player of the Year and Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year.

Personal:
Holly Ellen Thomas is the daughter of Norman and Ellen Thomas of Chattanooga, Tenn...birthday is March 29, 1990...majoring in pre-physical therapy.