Scott Thomsen

Scott Thomsen
Scott Thomsen
Scott Thomsen
Defender
Real Name: Scott Thomsen
HT: 5' 10" WT: 165
Age: 24 (12/31/1993)
Birthplace: Brick, NJ
Hometown: Brick, NJ

Waived by Red Bulls on March 7, 2016.

Signed by Red Bulls as Homegrown Player on Dec. 23, 2015.

COLLEGE: Played four years at the University of Virginia from 2012-15 … Limited to five games as a senior in 2015, returning from sports hernia surgery to start both NCAA tournament games … Nominee for Senior CLASS Award … Started 22 of Virginia’s 23 games as Cavaliers won national championship in his junior season in 2014 … Played regular season in midfield before moving to left back for NCAA tournament … Recorded eight assists on the season, including three against Radford on Oct. 21 … Three time ACC All-Academic selection … Played in 17 games and made 10 starts as a sophomore in 2013, scoring twice from free kicks … Made immediate impression with a team-high eight assists in 21 games as a freshman in 2012.

ACADEMY: Joined New York Red Bulls Academy in 2010 … Scored 10 goals in 23 games during 2010-11 US Soccer Development Academy season, helping Red Bulls U-18s reach Finals Week … Scored nine goals in 26 games and helped Red Bulls U-18s reach USSDA playoffs in 2011-12 … Contributed five goals and three assists from left back in helping Red Bulls U-23s to unbeaten NPSL championship in 2014 … Made overlapping run and fired low finish for tying goal in 3-1 win over Chattanooga FC in NPSL championship game at Red Bull Arena … Recorded three goals and three assists in 14 games for Red Bulls U-23s in PDL in 2015, scoring in the Eastern Conference final and the PDL championship match as Red Bulls finished as national runners-up.

PERSONAL: Raised in Brick, New Jersey, and attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, where he led CBA to unbeaten 21-0 season in 2011, scoring the game-winning goal in the Non-Public Group A state championship game while playing through injury and earning Central Jersey Player of the Year honors … High school teammate of fellow Red Bulls Academy player Chris Thorsheim.


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