Amy Thomas begins her second season as an assistant to
Head Coach Bill Baber.
Thomas is a native to CBU as she was a former player in the
2007 and 2008 seasons. She was a two-time NAIA Pitcher of the Year, along with
a two-time NAIA All-American. As a pitcher, she still holds a host of program
records; she is first in ERA (0.83), fourth in wins (60), second in saves (8)
and third with 53 complete games.
In 2007, Thomas posted an ERA of 0.56, which is the second
best single-season ERA in CBU history. She had 47 appearances in the circle
during the 2008 season, which is tied for first with her sister Candice Thomas.
Thomas led the team in 2007 with 187 strikeouts and again in 2008 with 182. She
also pitched 449 innings in her career, which is currently fourth on the career
Thomas prepped three varsity seasons at
Barstow (Calif.) High School, graduating in 2004. She earned league MVP honors
and was named Desert Dispatch and Daily Press Player of the Year as a 2004
senior. Thomas was also named Barstow High School Female Athlete of the Year in
2004 and helped her team advance to the CIF championship game.
Prior to joining the Lancer coaching staff,
Thomas worked as a health and wellness coach for Herbalife.
Thomas graduated from CBU in 2008 with a
degree in kinesiology.