1 Tamera Thorpe
1 Tamera Thorpe
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Greensboro Day School
Position: G
Major: Biology
Minor: Business Administration
Last School: Greensboro Day School

2015-16: Played in all 34 games as a freshman while making starts against Western Carolina (Jan. 2) and at NJIT (Jan. 9)…averaged 5.6 points per game and pulled down 2.4 rebounds per game…finished in double digit scoring in 10 games…led the Spartan bench in scoring in 20 games…scored a career-high 13 points against Bob Jones (Nov. 17)…pulled down a career-best six rebounds at Morehead State (Dec. 14)…logged a career-best 28 minutes at Michigan and dished out a career-best three assists (Nov. 23)…recorded five steals against Mars Hill (Dec. 30).

High School:  Graduated from Greensboro Day School where she lettered four years in both basketball and track and field…Set the school record for most career points with 2,248 while also breaking the single-season record for points, steals, field goals made, free throws made and three-pointers made...Was a nominee for both the McDonald’s All-American Game and North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year…Made the Top 100 National Prospect List as a senior and Regional Super 60 selection as a junior…Named to the NCISAA All-State Team three times as well as All-PACIS Team and All-Area…Participated in the 2014-15 North Carolina Private School All-Star Game.

Born on May 25, 1997…Parents are Tony and Tanya Thorpe…Has two brothers, Damion (22) and Todd (13), and one sister, Tiffani (15)…Is majoring in biology with a concentration in pre-veterinary medicine and minoring in business administration…Hobbies include watching Netflix and shopping…Lists her favorite food as shrimp alfredo…Says her favorite movie is “Straight Outta Compton” and “Courage the Cowardly Dog” her favorite TV show…Claims her favorite actors are Leonardo Dicaprio and Taraji P. Henson…Whitney Houston is her favorite singer…Her favorite season is spring…Lists her favorite book is Romiette and Julio by Sharon Draper…Washington Wizards guard John Wall is her favorite athlete…Her favorite quote is, “In all thy ways acknowledge Him, And he shall direct my paths” from The Bible verse Proverbs 3:6…Dream job is to be a veterinarian.