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  Galen Thompson
Galen Thompson

Player Profile

Denver, CO

High School:
Regis Jesuit HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155



General: Tireless worker who is capable of scoring and creating goals with both feet ... Excelled in an attacking role on the left side last season ... Has shown solid goal-scoring ability ... Devastating crosser of the ball from either flank.

As a Junior in 2005: Made 12 starts in 18 games played for Stanford ... Record 16 shots on the year including 12 on goal ... Notched a goal in the Cardinal's 2-0 victory over Vanderbilt (9/11) ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over UAB (9/25) ... Tallied an assist vs. Oregon State (10/21) ... Second-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... Had five points on the season.

As a Sophomore in 2004: Appeared in 17 games with eight starts ... Registered an assist against SMU (9/5) ... Scored first collegiate goal against San Jose State (9/10) ... Tallied second goal in season finale at California (11/13) ... Attempted seven shots.

As a Freshman in 2003: One of just four Cardinal players to appear in all 20 games ... Made 12 starts in the Stanford midfield ... Made first collegiate start in season-opening win over Cal State Fullerton (9/5) ... Registered first career assist against Brown (9/12) ... Attempted seven shots.

High School/Other: A 2003 graduate of Regis Jesuit High School ... Colorado Player of the Year as a senior ... Four-time All-Continental League choice ... Earned Honorable Mention All-Colorado honors in junior campaign ... Scored 61 career points in his prep career and was his team's leading scorer all four years, tallying 21 as a junior and 18 in his senior campaign after scoring 15 as a sophomore and seven in his freshman year ... Prep team finished third in the state as a senior and won league championship in his sophomore season ... Played club soccer for the Colorado Rush, one of the top club programs in the nation, winning state titles in 1998, 2000, `02 and `03, as well as reaching the Regional finals in `03 ... Has been a key West Regional ODP player.

Personal: Son of Richard and Felicity Thompson ... Undeclared major.

Coaching Staff on Thompson: "Galen has developed into a complete player over his four years and has emerged as a reliable and versatile performer."

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