Other Professional Experience: In 2012, he played for the Edmonton Rush…Was selected in the second round (10th overall) in the 2011 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft by the Buffalo Bandits.
College/Amateur: Thompson was Syracuse’s highest scoring midfielder with 30 points (18+12) in 2011... He also led the Orange with 61 faceoff wins en route to Third Team All-American honors… Named to the 2011 Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American First Team… In 2010, he was a USILA Second Team All-American… Named to the All-BIG EAST First Team as the squad’s specialty player and the All BIG EAST Second Team as an at-large selection… Started all 15 games as a member of SU's first midfield… Scored 23 points (15+8)… Also won 78-of-134 (.582) faceoffs and was third on the team with 46 ground balls… Led the BIG EAST in faceoff winning percentage … Tied for the conference lead with three game-winning goals… In 2010, he was a member of the Iroquois National Team scheduled to compete at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, but didn't due to a passport dispute… Helped Onondaga Community College (OCC) to two NJCAA national championships, two Mid-State Conference titles and two Region III championships (2007 and 2009)… Two-time All-Region III and NJCAA All-American… In 2006, he competed for the Iroquois Nationals at the International Lacrosse Federation (ILF) World Championship and helped the team to a fourth-place finish… Listed as the No. 4 overall prospect in the Class of 2006 by Inside Lacrosse, along with his brother, Jerome… 2006 Under Armour and U.S. Lacrosse All-American… Participated in the 2006 U.S. Lacrosse National Senior Showcase… Led Lafayette to two state championships (2003, 2005) and a 24-0 overall record in 2005… Team MVP and a two-time team captain.
Canadian Box Lacrosse: In 2010, he was voted a First Team All-Star and MVP in the President’s Cup Tournament (Senior “B”)…Was a member of the President’s Cup champion Onondaga Redhawks… In 2007, he was selected as First Team All-Star in the Junior “A” circuit.
Personal: Married: wife, Sonja… Cousins, Marshall Abrams (1997-2000) and Brett Bucktooth (2003-06), both played for the Orange… Majored in communication and rhetorical studies.