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  Matt Thompson
Matt Thompson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

High School:
Jesuit College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Event:
Back / IM

03/30/2013

Cardinal Takes Seventh at NCAA Championships

Ipsen named NCAA Diver of the Year

03/29/2013

Ipsen and Nolan Pull Double Duty With Day-Two Crowns

Kremer breaks 26-year old National Age Group record in 200 free

03/13/2013

Stanford Qualifies 14 for NCAA Championships

Diving zone meet begins Thursday

03/06/2013

Stanford Stakes Silver at Pac-12 Championships

Cosgarea and Nolan pick up wins to close league meet

03/05/2013

Stanford Stands in Second Heading Into Pac-12 Finale

Nolan touches second in 100 back

03/23/2012

2012 NCAA Men's Swimming Championships

Day 1 of NCAA Championships

03/03/2012

Men's Swimming Pac 12 Championship - Day 2

Men's Swimming Pac 12 Championship - Day 2

All-American - 5
200 Back - 2012 (3rd)
200 Back - 2011 (5th)
200 Back - 2010 (9th)
400 IM - 2012 (13th)
400 IM - 2011 (11th)

Pac-12 Titles - 1
400 IM - 2011

Stanford Record Books
200 Back (1:41.43- 10th)
200 IM (1:45.30 - 11th)
400 IM (3:44.82 - 4th)

National and International Competition
• Finished 16th in the 200m back (2:02.93) semis at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials
• Won bronze in the 4x100 medley realy (3:40.06) as the leadoff leg at the 2011 U.S. Nationals
• Eighth in the 200 back (2:02.26) in the A-finals of the 2011 U.S. Nationals
• Placed 14th overall in the 200 back at the 2010 ConoccoPhillips National Championships
• Seventh in the 200 back (1:59.57), eighth in the 200 IM (2:01.55) and 10th in the 400 IM (4:20.96) at the 2009 U.S. World Championships
• Competed at the 2007 Junior National Championships
• Member of the 2006 World Youth Swimming Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Competed at the 2007 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawai'i
• Trained at the national training center in Colorado Springs
• Competed at the 2007 International Grand Prix in Chiba, Japan
• Won seven junior national titles throughout his career

As a Junior (2011-12)
• Ran All-American citation total to five with 49 career points at the NCAAs
• Third in the 200 back (1:41.81) at the NCAA Championships, one of three Cardinal in the top four
• Placed 13th in the 400 IM (3:54.59) at the NCAAs
• Fifth at Pac-12 meet in the 200 back
• Runner-up in the 400 IM (3:45.64) at the Pac-12 showdown
• Won the 400 IM against Hawaii
• Won the 200 back against Utah
• Second in the 400 IM in a dual meet with Arizona
• Won the 400 IM at the Arena Invite
• Second team academic all-Pac-12

As a Sophomore (2010-11)
• Finished fifth 200 back (1:42.14) at the NCAA Championships
• Placed 11th in the 400 IM (3:44.82) at the NCAA Championships
• League champion in the 400 IM (3:45.01)
• Fifth in the 200 IM (1:45.72) at the conference meet
• Won the 200 back and 400 IM at the Long Beach Arena Invite
• Set meet record in the 400 medley relay at the Long Beach Arena Invite
• Academic all-Pac-10.

As a Freshman (2009-10)
• Posted three top-10 all-time performances: 200 back (8th), 200 IM (9th) and 400 IM (6th)
• All-American in the 200 back (1:41.54) while finishing ninth at the NCAAs
• Second in the 200 back at the league championships
• Ninth in the 400 IM at the league championships
• Won the 200 IM against USC
• Won the 200 back at the Toshiba Classic

The Thompson File
• Tabbed nation's fifth-best recruit by CollegeSwimming.com
• National record holder in 200 IM
• Boasted three of the fastest times in four different events among national prep swimmers
• One of just three preps nationwide to rank in the top-16 in five events
• All-American as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior
• Two-time district swimmer of the year
• Four-time regional swimmer of the year
• Named Texas' top swimmer in 2007 and 2009
• Six-time Texas state champion
• Two-time Dallas Morning News Swimmer of the Year (2008, 2009)
• Set state record in 200 IM and 100 back
• Majoring in science, technology and society
• Minoring in modern languages (French and Portuguese)
• Son of Fred and Linda
• Has two older sisters, Amy and Kelly


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