- Mia Thrash
Mia  Thrash


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Westlake H.S.





JUNIOR YEAR(1999-2000): Mia was the only Lady Blazer to play in all 34 games during the 1999-20000 season ... she came off fo the bench in UAB?s first 12 games and started the last 22 ... she was the second-leading scorer for UAB with 11.2 ppg ... she was the third leading rebounder at 4.2 rpg ... she was third on the team in free throw percentage, making 104-of-145 for a 71.7 percent clip ... she scored in double figures 22 times ... scored a career-high tying 25 points at Houston (2/4) ... led UAB with 20 points vs. Tulane (2/17) ... scored 19 points vs. Houston (1/13) ... scored 19 points (all in second half) as UAB upset Oregon (3/17) ... scored 17 points in championship game of the Lady Blazer Classic against Tennessee Tech (12/19) and at Middle Tennessee (11/19)

SOPHOMORE YEAR (1998-99): Top reserve for UAB, playing in all 27 games and earning four starts...scored a career-high 25 points vs. Georgia State (12/10) ...Grabbed a career-high six rebounds vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/19)...scored 12 points, grabbed four rebounds and had a career-best four steals at Marquette (1/29)...scored 14 points and had three steals vs. Cincinnati (1/21) ...hit 5-of-8 shots (.625) to score 13 points vs. Mercer (12/20)...scored 13 points vs. Alabama (12/13)...scored 11 points and grabbed five boards vs. South Florida (1/17).

REDSHIRT YEAR (1997-98): Played in just two games (one start) before a torn ACL in her right knee ended her season at St. Mary?s (11/29) ? tied career high with 18 points and six rebounds vs. Villanova (11/28).

FRESHMAN YEAR (1996-97): One of four freshmen to start a game (started last 14 games) ? played in 27 games (14 starts) ? seven double-figure scoring games ? 11 points vs. Memphis (1/10) ??11 points at Tulane (1/19) ? scored career high 18 points at Houston (1/24) ??12 points at UNC Charlotte (1/26) ??10 points at DePaul (2/9) ??12 points and career-high five assists vs. South Florida (2/15) ? career high eight rebounds vs. Memphis (3/1) in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Westlake HS in Atlanta ? selected to the Georgia all-State team by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in her senior year ? all-Fulton County in both her junior and senior seasons ? averaged 22.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in 1995-96 ? averaged 21.0 points per game in 1994-95 ? team MVP in all four seasons at Westlake ??selected Atlanta Tip-Off Club Player of the Month three times in 1995-96 ? Lions were Region 4-AAA runner-up in 1995 and 1996 ? was on honor roll during entire senior year ? also lettered in track ? played for coach Barton Powell.

PERSONAL: Brother, Clarence, played for UAB men?s basketball team from 1991-94 ? favorite team is the Seattle Supersonics ? has several favorite musical artists including Monica, Brandy, Outcast and Goodie Mob ? lists basketball star Sheryl Swoopes as the celebrity she would most like to meet ? would like to be a health administrator at a nursing home in ten years.