22 Chereese Thomas
Chereese  Thomas

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Dublin, Calif.

High School:
Dublin HS

Last College:
Ohlone College

Height:
5-8

Position:
PG

Experience:
1V


04/02/2015

177 San José State student-athletes honored on National Student-Athlete Day

There is a 30 percent increase from two years ago in the number of SJSU award winners

03/26/2015

Celebrate The Season At The San José State Women's Basketball Spring Extravaganza

The event is Sunday, April 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Villages Golf and Country Club's Fairway Room.

03/11/2015

MW Tournament Run Ends In 76-67 Semifinal Loss To Boise State

The Spartans set a Mountain West Tournament record with their 32 three-point baskets made this week.

03/10/2015

Spartans Slay Top Seed Colorado State 64-55; On To MW Semifinal

The Spartans win is the first time an eight-seed has beaten a one-seed in the 16-year history of the Mountain West Tournament.

03/09/2015

Women's Basketball Sets Records in 99-85 Win At MW Tournament

Ta'Rea Cunningan tied the school record for games played in a Spartan uniform.

SPARTAN NOTES: Completed her Spartan career averaging 5.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.

HONORS

Academic
2015
San José State Scholar-Athlete
2014
San José State Scholar-Athlete
2013
Academic All-WAC
San José State Scholar-Athlete


2014-15:
Made 10 starts in 32 appearances...averaged 2.3 points, 2.5 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game...ranked second on the team and 11th in the Mountain West in assists (2.7/g)...dished out a season-best seven assists versus Southern Oregon (12/2)...against Columbia (11/16) had her best points and steals effort, nine and four, respectively...season best in rebounds, eight, was versus Nevada (2/28)...shot 85 percent, second highest on the team, from the free throw line.

2013-14: Sat out the season as a medical redshirt.

2012-13: Started 27 games in 30 total appearances...averaged 8.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.9 steals in 36.1 minutes per game...led squad in minutes played (1,083) and assists (102)...among WAC performers was second in minutes played (36.1/game), sixth in assists (3.48/game), seventh in assist/turnover ratio (0.90:1) and No. 10 in steals (1.86/game)...10 assists against UT Arlington (2/28) was a single-game high and the first Spartan with a double-digit assist game since the 2004-05 season...grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds versus Louisiana Tech (3/2)...twice scored 13 points in a game, a season-high, at Eastern Illinois (11/19) and versus Pacific (12/3)...had double doubles on back-to-back nights (10 pts., 10 assts. vs. UTA and 11 pts, 10 rebs. vs. LA Tech)...one of five players to appear in all 30 games...second on the team with 56 steals including a single-game best of six versus San Francisco State (11/9)...fourth on the team in rebounds (128) and blocked shots (5)...third in 3-point attempts (81) and makes (19).

OHLONE COLLEGE: Averaged 14 points, 4.8 assists and 7.5 rebounds a game (coach Julia Allender) in 2011-12, earning Northern California Player of the Year, Coast Conference MVP and first-team All-State honors...team went 24-6 and were unbeaten champions, 12-0, of the Coast Conference-South Division last year, earning their fourth consecutive division title...in 2010-11 the team was 21-8, 11-1 in league play.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Dublin (Calif.) High School...scored more than 1,000 points in four varsity seasons...first-team All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) honors her sophomore, junior and senior years...in four seasons (coach Mark Wainwright) her team was 87-28 overall and 41-11 in DFAL action and won the league title in her junior season.

CHEREESE: Earned a bachelor's degree in communications studies in 2014 and is currently enrolled in graduate school...hopes to become a sports broadcaster after graduation...lists swimming, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends as interests outside of basketball...the daughter of Victoria Nua and Michael Thomas...a native of Santa Clara, Calif., Chereese Lei-Nua Thomas was born April 23, 1992.

Year G-GS Mins FG-A Pct 3Pts-A Pct FT-A Pct Reb Avg. Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2012-13 30-27 1,083 92-282 326 19-81 .235 36-56 .643 128 4.3 102 115 5 56 239 8.0
2014-15 32-10 522 25-83 .301 7-27 .259 18-21 .857 60 1.9 80 52 2 23 75 2.3
Total 62-37 1,605 117-365 .321 26-108 .241 54-77 .701 188 3.0 182 167 7 79 314 5.1