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Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Holy Innocents
Major: Economics




Southern Conference Player of the Year

First Team All-SoCon – Singles

First Team All-SoCon – Doubles

SoCon Player of the Week (Feb. 27)

SoCon Player of the Week (March 20)

SoCon Player of the Week (April 10)

Academic All-SoCon


Academic All-SoCon
Southern Conference Player of the Year
First Team All-SoCon - Singles
First Team All-SoCon - Doubles
SoCon Player of the Week (Apr. 5)
SoCon Player of the Week (Feb. 28)
SoCon Honor Roll

SoCon Player of the Week (Mar. 22)
SoCon Honor Roll

Senior (2017-18): Competed at the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif. after winning the SoCon’s Player of the Year the previous year… Played in doubles with East Carolina’s Celia Ruiz at the Oracle ITA Masters event… At the ITA Regionals, hosted by Duke, he earned a pair of victories on day one of the event… Partnered with Nico Grewe at the ITA Regionals, falling to a pair from Wake Forest.

Southern Conference Player of the Year for the second-straight season … First Team All-SoCon in singles play … First Team All-SoCon in doubles play … Finished the spring season 17-4 in singles play and a perfect 7-0 in Southern Conference matches … Went a combined 13-8 in doubles play, partnering with Nico Grewe, Ollie Palmer and Ian Melnik … Won three of four matches in straight sets to open the season … After dropping back-to-back matches won 12-straight matches and closed the season winning 14 of his last 15 matches … Earned straight set wins in 11 matches … Defeated ETSU’s Robert Herrera, ranked 121 at the time, 6-4, 6-1 (Feb. 24) … Defeated Samford’s Justin Ghavami in three sets (Mar. 12) … Defeated Cameron Green of Furman in three sets (Mar. 30) … Earned a straight-set win over Mercer’s Sam Philp (Apr. 3) … Earned a 6-0, 6-2 win over The Citadel’s Matthew Henson (Apr. 8) … Earned another straight-set win over Wofford’s Lucas Cerbelli (Apr. 10) … Notched another straight-set win over Chattanooga’s Niklas Gerdes (Apr. 14) … In the SoCon Tournament, earned a win over Jake Faundez of Samford (Apr. 20) … Won back-to-back matches to open the doubles season with Melnik … Earned back-to-back wins against pairs from Troy and Bryant (Mar. 12 and 14) … Won seven of his last eight matches of the season when partnered with Grewe … Earned doubles wins in SoCon action against pairs from Mercer (Apr. 3), The Citadel (Apr. 8), Chattanooga (Apr. 14) and Samford (Apr. 20).

Junior (2016-17): Southern Conference Player of the Year… First Team All-SoCon at No. 1 singles, going 16-4 and 6-1 in SoCon action… Second Team All-SoCon at No. 1 doubles, going 12-2 and 4-2 in league play when partnered with Will Albright… Went 18-4 overall at doubles with three partners… Won four of his first five matches before winning nine-straight, seven in straight-sets… Ended the season winning three-straight before the SoCon Tournament… Defeated Lucas Plesky of Chattanooga (Mar. 5), Mercer's Nicolas Guillon (Mar. 26), Michael Anzalone of The Citadel (Mar. 28) and Samford's Justin Ghavami (Apr. 9) in straight sets… Earned three-set victories over No. 69 David Biosca of ETSU (Mar. 24) and Haris Poric of Wofford (Apr. 15)… In doubles play, earned SoCon victories over Nic Wilson and Niklas Gerdes of Chattanooga (Mar. 5), Mercer's Sam Philp and Olivier Stuart (Mar. 26), and Michael Anzalone and Matthew Henson of The Citadel (Mar. 28)… Won both of his doubles matches in the SoCon Tournament, defeating Haris Poric and Julian Chousa of Wofford and Diego Nunez (Apr. 21) and Robert Herrera of ETSU (Apr. 22).

Sophomore (2015-16)
Southern Conference Player of the Week (Mar. 22)… Competed in 42 matches… Earned a 14-8 record at No. 1 singles… Currently ranks 14th all-time with 29 singles wins… Earned three SoCon victories… Earned a 15-5 doubles record with partner Daniel Mack… Went 13-5 at No. 2 doubles and earned a 2-0 record at No. 1… Thompson and Mack earned a trio of SoCon doubles victories… Started the season on a four-match win streak with wins over UNC Asheville's Alex Croker (Jan. 30), Shamael Chaudhry of Davidson (Feb. 6), Tremayne Mitchell of Winthrop (Feb. 7) and Max Scholl of Gardner-Webb (Feb. 20)… Earned another three-match win streak over Radford's Janken Thoen (Mar. 6), The Citadel's Amari Artemie (Mar. 8), and Coastal Carolina's Jabor Al-Mutawa (Mar. 10)… Earned three singles SoCon victories over The Citadel, Fares Kilani of Samford (Mar. 19), and Adam Steryous of Furman (Apr. 9).

Freshman (2014-15)
Named to the SoCon All-Freshman team ... also earned second team All-SoCon in doubles with teammate Randy Phillips ... played in 58 total matches ... went 15-15 overall in singles and was 12-8 during the spring season ... had a 2-5 conference record ... played No. 2 (4-6), No. 3 (0-1), No. 4 (3-1), No. 5 (3-0, and No. 6 singles (2-0) ... defeated Mercer's Anderson Scarpa and The Citadel's Nick Bradley in conference ... had a 16-12 overall record in doubles and was 13-6 during the spring season at No. 1 doubles with Phillips ... paired with Nazhone Wilkins, Logan Walker and Randy Phillips. 

High School
comes to UNCG after a fantastic high school career going 62-1 that included 38 wins in a row at Holy Innocents' private school in Atlanta, Georgia ... only defeat came as a sophomore two years ago at the LaGrange Invitational where he lost a third set tiebreaker 7-6 ... helped Holy Innocents reach the second round of the Class A private school state boys' tennis playoffs last season ... was ranked as high as No. 2 in the country as a seventh grader (2008) coming in behind Noah Rubin, who recently won the junior Wimbledon title and committed to Wake Forest .... after taking a couple years off from competitive tennis tournaments, Thompson concentrated on high school tennis playing the number one singles position since 2011 that ended with a perfect 16-0 record his senior season.

Majoring in Economics

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