20 - Karley Thomas
Karley Thomas
Height: 5-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: O'Fallon, Mo.
High School: Fort Zumwalt West HS
Position: Forward

2014 - Earned All-MIAA honorable mention for her efforts in 17 starts at forward for the Lions... Scored a goal in back-to-back games against Rogers State and East Central... Assisted on Kelsey Haist's early goal against Missouri S&T... Recorded an assists on Aubrey Lindsey's 37th minute goal against Nebraska-Kearny... Finished the season with 14 shot attempts, only 3 on goal (.214), 3 goals, and 2 assists... 

2013 - Earned All-MIAA honorable mention honors after leading the club in points with nine...Started all 16 games at forward scoring a pair of goals while leading the team in assists with five...Finished second on the team in shots with 27 and shots on goal with 14 for a .519 shot-on-goal percentage....Recorded both pair of goals in the Lions' 2-1 win at #11 Central Missouri that ended the Jennies' 48-match MIAA unbeaten streak...Notched all five of her assists in the first seven games of the season in wins over East Central and Northeastern State and a tie with Fort Hays State.

2012 - Appearing in 12 games at forward as a freshman for the Lions, Thomas scored one goal on the year against Northeastern State in the 41st minute...recorded two shots on the year connecting on her lone shot on goal against the RiverHawks. 

Prior to Southern - Thomas was a four year letter winner for Coach Baldwin and the Jaguars of Fort Zumwalt West High School at forward.  She was a four time All-Conference Academic Team member, while earning honorable mention All-Conference her freshman year and second team All-District and All-Conference her senior season.  She also helped the Jaguars to a district championship during her senior season. 

Club Soccer - Was a member of the St. Louis Scott Gallagher club and helped SLSG to a two state cup finalist finishes, 2009 and 2010.  In 2009, the SLSG were also regional champions and national participants. 

Personal - A Nursing major Southern...the daughter of Keith and Christie Thomas and older sister Kayla played soccer for MIAA opponent Lindenwood.  Karley and Kayla have one other sibling, Kody.