5 - Katrina Thompson
Katrina Thompson
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sylmar, CA
High School: Sylmar
Position: G/F
EXP: 3V

2009-10 All-Big West Conference Honorable Mention

2009-10

Thompson appeared and started 27 games for Northridge in senior season ... named All-Big West Honorable Mention after she averaged a career-high 9.1 points and 5.8 rebounds during the season ... led Matadors with 157 rebounds for the season ... also dished out a career and team-high 87 assists during the year, an average of 3.2 per game ... knocked down 37-of-91 3-pointers for the season, a percentage of .407, the seventh-best single season in school history ... concluded her career38-of-99 from behind the arc, a percentage of 38.4, the third-highest percentage in school history ... scored a career-high 19 points and seven field goals against UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 24 ... knocked down career-high five 3-pointers and five free throws on two occasions ... finished with a season-high 14 rebounds in CSUN's win over Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 16 ... dished out a career-high seven assists in two different games ... tied a career high with seven steals against Miami on Dec. 20 ... averaged 9.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists during Big West season.

2008-09

Thompson saw her role expand greatly during her junior season, as she played in all 31 games for CSUN and made 22 starts ... averaged career-high 7.5 points and 6.1 rebounds ... finished eighth among all Big West players in rebounding average ... also recorded a career-high 61 steals for an average of 1.97 per game, the fourth-best average in the conference ... recorded first four career double-doubles in four-game stretch during Big West play ... posted first career double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds against Long Beach State on Jan. 17 ... had 10 points and career-high 15 rebounds at Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 21 ... finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds at UC Irvine on Jan. 24 ... posted 10 points and 10 rebounds against UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 28 ... scored a career-high 18 points twice, against Cal Poly on Jan. 31 and in Big West Tournament victory against UC Davis on Mar. 11 ... posted career-high seven steals against Columbia on Dec. 28 ... had 10 double-figure scoring performances during the year and led CSUN in rebounding on nine separate occasions ... dished out career0high 47 assists during year.

2007-08

In her sophomore season, Thompson played in all 27 games for Northridge, making four starts ... finished with averages of 2.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game ... finished season on a tear, averaging 7.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game over last seven games of the season ... scored a career-high 14 points in Matadors win over Cal State Bakersfield on Feb. 21 ... pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds against UC Santa Barbara on Mar. 6 ... added 10 points and seven rebounds against UC Riverside on Feb. 16 ... finished fourth on the team with 40 assists, recording a career-high five dimes against Cal State Bakersfield on Dec. 19 ... also swiped career-high five steals against Cal State Bakersfield on Dec. 19.

2006-07:

Thompson appeared in eight contests for the Matadors, averaging 2.5 minutes and 0.8 points per game ... played a season-high six minutes against UC Irvine on Feb. 3, finishing with two points and one rebound.

SYLMAR HIGH SCHOOL:

Thompson was a two-sport athlete at Sylmar High School in Sylmar, Calif. ... was named first-team All-Valley Mission League as a junior and first-team All-City as a senior ... helped the Spartans to league titles all four seasons and an L.A. City runner-up finish in her freshman year ... was also a shot-putter on the track and field team three years ... was the L.A. City J.V. Champion in the shot put in 2003 and 2004 ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.75 grade point average.

PERSONAL:

Born in Panorama City, Calif. on May 2, 1988 ... parents are Barbara and Glenn Thompson ... has one younger brother, Cavanaugh ... favorites include the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, basketball player Diana Taurasi, the movie "Finding Nemo" and actor Channing Tatum ... lists her greatest moment in sports as recording a quadruple-double during her senior year ... her best friend on another college team is Ayana Wrighster ... states the best thing about being an athlete is all the places you get to travel to, while the toughest thing is conditioning ... listens to music that gets the blood pumpin' as a pre-game ritual ... has met basketball players Magic Johnson and Diana Taurasi ... person in history she would most like to meet is Martin Luther King, Jr. ... would like to switch places for a day with P. Diddy ... her advice to young people is to always believe in yourself no matter what people say ... says no one knows how much she loves gummy bears ... majoring in kinesiology.

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