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IMG Academy Headlines profiles IMG Academy soccer program student and signee, Sammie Thomas

IMG Soccer Academy student, Sammie Thomas, is headed to Duke
IMG Soccer Academy student, Sammie Thomas, is headed to Duke

The Duke women's soccer program has added another standout recruiting class this year under the direction of head coach Robbie Church. This spring and summer will take a closer look at each of the 2012 incoming freshmen. 

The first of six signees is Sammie Thomas, who is a native of Lonetree, Colo.  Thomas attended IMG Academy, following her sophomore campaign.  A 5-7 defender, Thomas netted three goals and 16 assists during the fall campaign with IMG Academy club soccer team.  She was recently named to the Hellenic Team in the W League.  

Getting to Know Sammie Thomas

  • Favorite Cereal?  Oatmeal 
  • Favorite Animal?  Squirrels
  • Favorite Ice Cream?  Ben & Jerry's Creme Brulee 
  • Favorite Band/Singer?  Kip Moore
  • Favorite Dessert?  Strawberries and Frosting
  • Favorite sport to watch other than soccer?  Baseball
  • Last movie you watched?  The Lucky One
  • If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  Lime Green
  • Would you bungee jump?  Nope
  • What is the farthest you have been from home?  Cancun, Mexico 
  • What is the No. 1 song played on your iPod?  Somethin' 'Bout a Truck
  • When you have 30 minutes of free time, how do you pass the time?  Catch up on Sleep
  • What is the first thing you notice about people?  Their smile
  • Mountain hideaway or beach house?  Mountain Hideaway
  • What is your dream job?  Pro Soccer Player
  • What is one word that describes you?  Sweet
  • One possession you cannot live without? Hair Straightener 
  • What is something people don't know about you?  My sister is a great teacher and my brother plays pro baseball 
  • If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?  Smoky Mountains
  • Do you have any hidden talents?  Fly Fishing