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Martha Thompson
Martha  Thompson

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Bedford Heights, Ohio

High School:
Solon High School

Last College:
Xavier University

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

11/23/2017

Hawks looking to leave Alaska with Binghamton win

One more Shot for the Shore at Shootout

11/22/2017

Hawks drop Great Alaskan Shootout opener to host Seawolves

Freshman Gills-Miles puts up 17 for The Shore, but it's not enough

11/21/2017

The Shore opens event against host Seawolves

Hawks hoping for good showing in final Great Alaskan Shootout

11/13/2017

The Shore faces Buffalo in first road test

Longest road trip of the season begins for Hawks

11/11/2017

The Shore opens season with Valley Forge victory

Hawks get feel for depth, new faces

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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