Thomas earns a spot on United States Basketball Writers Association All-America team for the second straight year. She is one of five repeat winners from last season's USBWA All-America team. Also selected again by USBWA members are Chantelle Anderson of Vanderbilt, Alana Beard of Duke, Kelly Mazzante of Penn State and Lindsay Whalen of Minnesota.
Other nominees include Kara Lawson of Tennessee, Nicole Ohlde of Kansas State, Jocelyn Penn of South Carolina, Diana Taurasi of Connecticut and Kendra Wecker of Kansas State.
USBWA Player of the Year is Diana Taurasi of Connecticut, Coach of the Year is Geno Auriemma of Connecticut and Freshman of the Year is Seimone Augustus of LSU.
Thomas is the first Lady Bulldog in history to receive USBWA All-America honors. She was also named the USBWA Freshman of the Year in 2000.