Sarah Thompson

#23 Sarah Thompson

POS. G
HT. 5'7"
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Gate City, Va.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Gate City HS

2021-22: Played in all 28 games for the Buccaneers, starting in 23 ... Made her collegiate debut against Cleveland State on Nov. 9 and scored her first collegiate points against Bowling Green Nov. 11 ... Finished her first year averaging 4.4 points, 1.1 assists, and 24.7 minutes per game.

Prior to ETSU: Graduate of Gate City High School … A decorated high school career, Thompson and her team were VHSL AA State Runners-Up her senior season ... Individually, Thompson was named VHSCA AA All-State First Team, Region 2D First Team, Region 2D Player of the Year, Southwest Va. Player of the Year, Southwest Va. First Team, Mountain 7 District Player of the Year, Mountain 7 District First Team … Won the state championship her junior season, finishing as the VHSL AA State Player of the Year, VHSCA AA State Player of the Year, VHSL AA All-State First Team, Region 2D Player of the Year, Region 2D First Team, Southwest Va. First Team and Player of the Year, Mountain 7 District Player of the Year and Mountain 7 District First Team accolades … Her sophomore season, Thompson garnered VHSL All-State, Region 2D and Mountain 7 District First Team Honors, being named Mountain 7 District Player of the Year … Named Region 2D Second Team, Mountain 7 District First Team, Kingsport Times News Promising Newcomer and Southwest Va. Underclassmen of the Year as a freshman … A two time Kingsport Times News Southwest Va. Athlete of the Year…garnered First Team accolades in volleyball, being named to the VHSCAA AA, Region 2D and Mountain 7 District First Team in her senior season, earning Region 2 Libero of the Year … Received nods to the Region 2D Second Team and Mountain 7 District First Team her junior season, while making both the Region 2D First Team and Mountain 7 District First Team her freshman and sophomore season … Also earning accolades in softball, Thompson was a two-time Region 2d First Team Shortstop and Mountain 7 District First Team Shortstop, earning Mountain 7 District First Team Infield honors as a freshman … Finished her high school basketball career with 1,608 points, 504 rebounds, 360 assists and 287 steals. 

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Tammy Thompson … Born April 9, 2002 … Majoring in education with a focus in kinesiology … Her father Mark played for the ETSU football team from 1986-1990.