M. SOCCER

M. Soccer: Ryan Thompson

Ryan Thompson

#99
Position: GK
Ht.: 6-1
Wt.: 200
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Previous School: Ardenne & Camperdown HS
Eligibility: Sr.
Major: Marketing


As a Junior: First-team all-SSC…SSC Defensive Player of the Year…Daktronics first-team all-South Region…NSCAA second-team all-South Region…Daktronics third-team All-American …SSC all-tournament team…NCAA South Regional all-tournament team (Most Outstanding Defensive Player)…SSC Defensive Player of the Week (four times)…SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Started all 23 of the Spartans’ games…Recorded eight shutouts and allowed only 25 goals on 325 shots on goal…Set school record with 15 saves in consecutive games against Barry (10/11) and Eckerd (10/14)…Opened season with consecutive shutouts versus Christian Brothers (8/28) and Alabama-Huntsville (8/30)…Also notched notable shutouts against defending national champion Franklin Pierce (9/13), Rollins (10/4), and Montevallo (11/14) in the NCAA South Regional.

As a Sophomore: SSC all-tournament team...NCAA South Regional all-tournament team...SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll...Played in final seven games, earning six starts...First appearance came against St. Thomas (10/16)...Team leader with a 1.01 GAA and 36 saves...Notched first of five victories versus Barry (10/20)...Registered lone shutout at Eckerd (10/26) while tallying five saves...Notched wins in both SSC tournament victories with one save against Eckerd (11/2) and three versus #10 Lynn (11/4)...Had seven saves in NCAA South Regional game with #10 Lynn (11/8)...Registered season-high 13 saves and 11 minutes in NCAA regional final meeting with #18 Montevallo (11/11).

As a Freshman: Started all eight matches played...Saw his first action against Christian Brothers (9/10)...Registered his first collegiate shutout in second career game, versus Barry (9/17)...Had a season high seven saves against Rollins (9/20)...Also had six saves versus Florida Southern (9/15) and five against Saint Leo (9/22).

High School: Attended Ardenne and Camperdown High School...Also played for Jamaica U-20 national team...Competed with national team in Germany.

Personal: Participated with Bradenton Academics in summer of 2009…Played PDL at IMG Academy in summer of 2008...Member of the Jamaican U-20 and U-23 national team…Volunteered with homeless and disabled through the CSA...Son of Mary Alexander...Marketing major...Birthdate: 1/7/85.

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