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World League 2011
22nd Edition


 
- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
   
 
Team name  Thomas
First name Delano
Last name Thomas
Age (birth date) 31  (26/01/1983)
Hometown Colorado Springs, Colorado
Languages English
   
   
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 201 cm 95 kg 366 cm 339 cm
             
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 0 25 25
 
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Middle hitter Delano Thomas (Sacramento, Calif.) joined the U.S. Men’s Team in 2005; prior to that he played on the 2002 U.S. Men’s Junior National Team.

 

Thomas’ was a member of the University of Hawai’i men’s volleyball team that won the NCAA National Championship in 2002 when he was a freshman. He was named a first team All-American as a sophomore in 2003. He also worked out with the school’s football team as a wide receiver.

 

Thomas was the United States' leading server at the 2007 Pan American Games with an average of 0.56 aces per set. He was the fourth-leading U.S. scorer with a total of 42 points on 27 kills, six blocks and nine aces. He played in two matches in pool play for the 2008 World League, which the U.S. Men won. He was an alternate for the 2008 Olympic Team.

Thomas is the son of Vannteo Thomas and Kathleen O'Connor. He has two sisters, Ami and Naomi.

 


 
 

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