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AS A JUNIOR
• Missed the first semester with an injury and did not appear in a game for the remainder of the season. 

AS A SOPHOMORE
Played in a career-high 30 games and notched three assists.
• Registered assists in back-to-back games, including a 5-3 win over New Hampshire (Jan. 31) and the 4-4 tie at Maine (Feb. 6).
• Also had an assist in Notre Dame's 3-1 win over Boston College (Feb. 28).

AS A FRESHMAN
Saw action in 11 games at left wing for the Irish in 2013-14.
• Scored a goal and added an assist for two points and was +1 for the year.
• Scored his first career goal in his second game versus Merrimack (Nov. 15), which proved to be the game winner.
• Notched first career assist in 2-0 shutout win over Boston University (Feb. 21).

IN THE USHL
Joined Notre Dame after spending two seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with Chicago and Des Moines.
• Played the entire 2011-12 campaign with the Chicago Steel where he scored 12 goals with six assists for 18 points in 53 games.
• Had two power-play goals and three game winners to go along with 62 penalty minutes.
• Started the 2012-13 season with Chicago where he played in seven games with a goal and an assist before being traded to the Des Moines Buccaneers.
• Played in 43 games for the Bucs and scored six goals and added nine assists for 15 points while racking up 118 penalty minutes.

PREP & PERSONAL
Graduated from Fieldston School in the Bronx, N.Y., where he was also a standout lacrosse player and a three-time all-conference, all-city and all-state selection.
Played two seasons (2008-10) of hockey with the New Jersey Hitmen in the Empire Junior Hockey League (EJHL).
• Had 14 goals and 18 assists for 32 points in 26 games in 2009-10.
• Moved to Chicago to play for the Chicago Young Americans Under-18 team in 2010-11, where he played in 35 games, scoring nine goals and adding 14 assists for 23 points.
• Son of Keith and Nakta Thomas and has two siblings, Arianna and Lauren.
• Born in New York, N.Y. and is the first native of New York City to play hockey at Notre Dame.
• A Management-Consulting major in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 1 (at Merrimack 11/15/13)
Assists: 1 (4x - vs. BC 2/28/15)
Points: 1 (5x - vs. BC 2/28/15)
Multi-point games: n/a

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Ali Thomas
Ali  Thomas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New York, N.Y.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218

Position:
Left Wing

Last Team:
Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)

Event Calendar

Delta

October 1
5:05 PM
USNTDP
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 6
7:35 PM
Alabama-Huntsville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 7
7:05 PM
Alabama-Huntsville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 13
7:35 PM
Denver
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 14
7:05 PM
Denver
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 19
7:35 PM
Sacred Heart
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 20
7:35 PM
Sacred Heart
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 26
7:35 PM
Nebraska-Omaha
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 27
7:35 PM
Nebraska-Omaha
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 3
7:05 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, OH (Value City Arena)
November 4
7:05 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, OH (Value City Arena)
November 10
7:35 PM
Penn State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 11
7:05 PM
Penn State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 17
7:05 PM
RPI
Troy, NY (Houston Field House)
November 18
7:05 PM
RPI
Troy, NY (Houston Field House)
November 24
7:35 PM
Minnesota
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 25
7:05 PM
Minnesota
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
December 1
7:05 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, MI (Munn Ice Arena)
December 2
7:05 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, MI (Munn Ice Arena)
December 8
8:05 PM
Wisconsin
Madison, WI (LaBahn Arena)
December 9
8:05 PM
Wisconsin
Madison, WI (LaBahn Arena)
January 5
7:05 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI (Yost Ice Arena)
January 7
5:05 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 19
7:35 PM
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 20
7:05 PM
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 26
8:05 PM
Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN (Mariucci Arena)
January 27
8:05 PM
Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN (Mariucci Arena)
February 2
7:05 PM
Penn State
State College, PA (Pegula Ice Arena)
February 3
7:05 PM
Penn State
State College, PA (Pegula Ice Arena)
February 9
7:35 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 10
7:05 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 16
7:35 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 18
5:05 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI (Yost Ice Arena)
February 23
7:35 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 24
7:05 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
March 2
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April 5
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NCAA Frozen Four
St. Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center)
April 7
TBA
NCAA Championship
St. Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center)

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