Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East
At Delaware: Fourth-year player • key member of the Blue Hen defensive unit as a third-year starter • second-year team co-captain, sharing this year's duties with senior Laura Klebe • one of eight seniors on the squad • has played in 44 career games with 38 starts.
2011 Season: One of four Blue Hens to start all 21 games • team captain • team went 10-7-4 and advanced to CAA Tournament semifinals • dished out one assist for first career point in Delaware’s 3-0 win against Stony Brook • recorded seven shots • named to CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.
2010 Season: Made six appearances off the bench as a sophomore • recorded one shot in Delaware’s 1-0 overtime victory at Binghamton (Sept. 5) • named to CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll • team went 8-10-1.
2009 Season: One of seven Blue Hens to start each of the team's 17 games • freshman who helped lead a UD defense that shutout nine of its opponents • had one shot • team went 6-6-5 .
High School: Four-year starter at Downingtown East High School • three-time first team All-Ches-Mont selection • twice selected to first team all-area by Daily Local News • was team captain as a junior and senior • led team to 2007 state semifinals • played under head coach Beth Hatt, UD’s career leader in goals and points and a member of the UD Athletics Hall of Fame • four-year member of basketball team • led squad to 2009 state semifinals • National Honor Society member • earned 2008-09 Downingtown East Coaches Award.
Personal: Taylor Diane Thompson • daughter of Brian and Tammi Thompson • born Apr. 30, 1991 • honor student as an exercise science major with a minor in strength and conditioning at Delaware • studies abroad in Australia with teammate Dianne Marinaro in January, 2012 • has an older brother, Michael, and a younger sister, Nicole • Michael is a junior on the Dickinson College football team • father is a Delaware graduate • aspires to become a physical therapist following graduation • enjoys basketball, reading and coaching youth sports • soccer camp counselor during the summer.
Career Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Assists: 1 vs. Stony Brook, 2011