Martha Thompson
Martha  Thompson

Graduate Student

Bedford Heights, Ohio

High School:
Solon High School

Last College:
Xavier University




Hawks make Aggies sweat, lose late

The Shore will play final two games at home


Potentially peaking Hawks hope to prey on Eagles

Team has won four of last six


Byrom and Smith lead Hawks past Bison, 83-79

Point guard finds center for game-winner


Hawks falter late, fall to Bethune-Cookman

Eastern Shore looks to rebound Monday against Howard


Hawks top Bison for first win streak of season

The Shore will face Coppin on Monday


Women's Basketball Highlights, 2/12/18 at Howard

Ciani Byrom goes for 24 points and Jordyn Smith punches in a monster double-double as the Hawks sweep the season series over the Bison 83-79 in Washington, D.C.


Women's Basketball Highlights, 2/5/18 vs. Florida A&M

Jordyn Smith scores a career-high 22 points and the Hawks lead the Rattlers wire to wire, winning 87-70 at the Hytche Athletic Center.


Women's Basketball Highlights, 1/22/18 vs. N.C. Central

Freshman Bairesha Gill-Miles goes for 20 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists as the Hawks trounce the Eagles 84-73.


Hawks vs. Mount St. Mary's

Eastern Shore dropped a 66-63 decision to The Mount at home.


Women's Basketball versus Binghamton, Great Alaskan Shootout

The Hawks dropped a 68-51 decision against the Bearcats after digging themselves a 22-7 hole after the first quarter.


Women's Basketball vs. Alaska Anchorage, Great Alaskan Shootout

The Hawks fell to the host Seawolves 69-59 in the final year of the Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage, Alaska.


Women's Basketball vs. Wesley (12.16.17)

The Hawks use a 62-8 second half swing to overwhelm Wesley College, 97-30, at the Hytche Center.

2016-17 (Xavier): Played in 21 games for the Musketeers... averaged 1.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game... added 13 assists, five blocks and two steals... scored a season-high five points at Creighton on Dec. 30...pulled down a season-high five rebounds vs Villanova on Jan. 22... also had a season-high three blocks vs the Wildcats... played in 37 games during her Xavier career... scored 52 points and grabbed 51 rebounds.

2015-16 (Xavier): Played in 10 games for the Musketeers... averaged 2.2 points and 1.7 rebounds per game... added four steals, one assist and one block... scored a season-high five points at St. John's on Jan. 24... grabbed a season-high six rebounds vs. Southeastern Louisiana on Nov. 25.

2014-15 (Xavier): Played in six games, averaging 3.5 minutes per game for the Musketeers... averaged 0.5 points and 1.0 rebounds per game... made her first career appearance vs Wofford on Nov. 15, 2014... scored her first basket, a three pointer, on March 22, 2015 against Siena.

2013-14 (Xavier): Received a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending injury in preseason workouts.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was an ESPN Hoopgurlz 3-star recruit at Solon High School... ranked 38th nationally at her position by ESPN... helped lead the Lady Comets to a 22-5 record and a berth in the regional final as a senior... earned all-district first-team honors and all-state second team honors in 2013... averaged 16.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.8 steals as a junior...Played club for All-Ohio Black and Sports City U in Columbus.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Alex Thompson and Anita Reid…Two sisters (Nicole, Melissa) and three brothers (Alex, Jonathan, Matthew)…B.A. in Sociology with minor in Gender & Diversity Studies from Xavier…Enrolled in Master’s program in Rehabilitation Counseling…Plans to open her own rehabilitation group home after graduation…Most influenced by her father, who taught her how to be the best version of herself daily…Best advice she ever received was from her father: “Make the most out of every moment because you never know when it will be your last.”…Enjoys writing and listening to poetry, relaxing with her dog, and watching Kobe Bryant motivational videos…Proudest non-athletic achievement was performing her poetry at an open-mic show for the first time…Favorite book is A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer…Favorite movie is White Chicks.

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