Carolyn Thompson

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Carolyn Thompson is a former Texas Tech basketball player, playing from 1980-1984. She was born in Hobbs, New Mexico.

With a career total of 2,655 points, Thompson is the all-time leading scorer for the Texas Tech Lady Raiders and is ranked second in points per game with 21.9 (as of the end of the 2007 season). She set a total of eighteen records at Tech, including field goals made (1,013), field goal attempts (1,944), and rebounds (1,247). In each of her four seasons at the school, she scored at least 600 points. Her best scoring season was during her senior year when she recorded 707 points.

Thompson is one of only three Lady Raiders to have her jersey retired. The others are Sheryl Swoopes and Krista Kirkland-Gerlich.

Notes and references[edit]

Vote in our online poll: Sheryl Swoopes and Carolyn Thompson. The Daily Toreador (April 4, 2007).