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1 Sam Thompson

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2017
All-WWPA First Team ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (11/20).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
Did not play.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Finished season with 47 saves, three steals and one assist in the cage ... Compiled 12 saves in his only start against UC Santa Barbara (11/7).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Villa Park High School ... Century League MVP and All-CIF First Team selection in 2013 ... NISCA All-America Water Polo Third Team in 2013 and 2014 ... All-Crestview League First Team and All-CIF Second Team in 2014 ... Villa Park Best Defensive Player in 2013 and 2014 ... Also swam for the Spartans ... Competed for the Alliance Water Polo, One Water Polo and Riverside Water Polo clubs.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 29 in Laguna Hills ... Parents are William and Stacia Thompson ... Has an older brother named Max ... Undeclared major at Sixth College ... Hopes to become a mechanical engineer after graduating from UCSD.

GAME HIGHS
Saves 12 vs. UC Santa Barbara 11/07/15
Assists 1 vs. Santa Clara 10/11/15
Steals 1 Multiple Times -
CAREER STATISTICS
Season Svs 5v6 Svs Total Svs Stl Ast
Pen Blk
GA
5v6 GA
Save % TO Total
2015 40 6 47 3 1 1 21 18 .546 0 53
Totals 40 6 47 3 1 1 21 18 .546 0 53
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'8"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Villa Park, CA
High School: Villa Park HS
College: Sixth
Major: Material Physics
Experience: 2 Letters
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