HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a Homegrown Player contract on January 22, 2014. Re-signed with club on January 17, 2017. Signed a multi-year extension Dec. 2, 2020
Thompson joined the Earthquakes in 2014 as the club’s first-ever Homegrown Player. He has since tallied four goals and nine assists in 143 appearances, making 84 starts. Previously a midfielder, Thompson was converted to fullback by head coach Matias Almeyda and has appeared in 50 of the team’s 57 regular season matches since the start of the 2019 season.
COLLEGE: Played one year of college soccer with Indiana during their 2013 campaign. Thompson led the Hoosiers to a Big-Ten Tournament title in his freshman season, helping them reach the NCAA Tournament in the process. He was named Big-Ten Freshman of the Year and earned Big-Ten Second-Team All-Conference honors. He made TopDrawerSoccer.com and College Soccer News NCAA Freshman Best XI teams.