Senior Chase Rhode and junior Matt Baringer named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII First Team
Senior defender now up for Academic All-America laurels
2001: Played in 19 games on season, starting nine... Finished 3rd on team with 5 goals... Scored game-winners vs. Simon Fraser (8/31) and Stanislaus (9/16)... Only multi-goal game of season game in 4-1 win over San Bernardino (10/6)... Posted goal and an assist vs. Chico State (10/27)... Took 13 total shots, leading team with .385 success rate.
JESUIT HS '01: Led Jesuit to four Metro League titles, scoring team-best 25 goals and 17 assists in senior season... Named Metro League MVP and was an all-city selection... Played five seasons of club ball for River City United Rush, capturing California state title in 2000 and 2001 and reaching national finals in 2001.
PERSONAL: Born Apr. 30, 1982 in Woodland, Calif.... Political science major... Parents are James & Esther Thomas... Career highlight was advancing to the national final with his club team... Plans a career in law.