At Stanford: Plays central defender and midfield ... very good technical player ... reads game well.
As a Senior in 2012: Played in18 matches, with 12 starts ... established herself as the full-time starter in central defense over the final four matches of the regular-season and throughout the NCAA tournament ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... supplied Sydney Payne with the pass that she turned into a spectacular half-volley goal in the first roundof the NCAA tournament against Idaho State (Nov. 9).
As a Junior in 2011: Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... scored first collegiate goal in her first collegiate start, against Northwestern (Sept. 4) ... struck Shelby Payne's cross with a first touch in the 45th minute ... moments after entering the match as a defensive midfielder, supplied Alina Garciamendez with the assist for the final goal in a 3-0 NCAA semifinal victory over Florida State ... after a Stanford corner kick was cleared out, Thompson sent a long ball to Garciamendez, who, despite being sandwiched between two defenders, headed the ball over the goalkeeper and under the crossbar.
As a Sophomore in 2010: Played in six matches, all off the bench ... played a season-high 23 minutes in a 4-0 victory over Pacific (Sept. 12) ... also came off the bench in 5-0 NCAA quarterfinal victory over Florida State (Nov. 26).
As a Freshman in 2009: Played five matches as a reserve ... played a season-high 32 minutes in 6-0 victory over Wisconsin (Sept. 20) ... made collegiate debut against Virginia Tech (Sept. 6).
High School/Club: A 2009 graduate of Corvallis (Ore.) High School ... lettered four years in soccer, two in track and three on the downhill ski racing team ... ski team won the 2007 state championship , a first for a Corvallis school ... won four league soccer championships, reaching the 2007 state semifinals ... named to 2008 5A All-State second team by The Oregonian ... awarded the school's Award of Excellence, for exemplary sportsmanship, ethics and integrity ... school's freshman record-holder in the 1,500 meters in track ... played club for FC Willamette Pride, four-time Oregon State Cup semifinalists ... played for the Oregon Olympic Development Program team.
Personal: Daughter of Eric and Carrie Thompson ... has an older sister, Haley, and twin brother, Jake ... plays the flute and participated in the Corvallis Youth Symphony and was the only high school member of the Oregon State University Symphony ... raised pigs in 4H, including champion and reserve champion market hogs at the Benton County Fair ... as coordinator of the school's Mr. Spartan Pageant, helped raise $126,000 for local charities, the most by any program ever at the school ... spent the winter quarter, 2012, in Florence, Italy.