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15 Griffin Thompson
Griffin  Thompson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Princeton, N.J.

High School:
Lawrenceville

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
Goalie


TIFFANY ON THOMPSON
"Griffin has begun to make a positive mark on this program.  His newfound humility could prove to be the most significant attribute he will carry with himself as begins the process of developing into a collegiate goaltender under Kip Turner’s tutelage.  Griffin is in the mix, fighting for playing time including the starting role in our cage this spring, due to his efficient ball-stopping skills."

2017
• Appeared in 11 of UVA's 15 games with seven starts
• Made collegiate debut against Drexel
• Made 103 saves and faced 353 shots
• Came on in the second half of the Cornell to pick up first career goalie win as UVA won in overtime
• Made 18 saves against Robert Morris 
• The 18 saves against Robert Morris tied the program record for saves by a freshman keeper
• He shares the record with three other Cavaliers (Rodney Rullman, twice, and Tillman Johnson)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Four-year letterwinner at The Lawrenceville School
• Missed junior season with an injury
• Made 530 career saves
• Posted a 3.83 goals against average
• Also played varsity soccer and indoor track
• Played junior varsity ice hockey

PERSONAL
• Son of Newell and Sarah Thompson
• Has a younger brother, Miles, and a younger sister, Nina
• Plays the guitar
• Volunteer coach at the Lawrenceville School lacrosse camps for two summers
• Volunteer coach for Blue Star Lacrosse during the summer of 2016

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