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#4 Lyle Thompson
Position: Attack
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Onondaga Nation, N.Y.
High School: LaFayette
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2014:
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Co-Tewaraaton Trophy recipient with brother Miles Thompson
• USILA Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award (DI Outstanding Player of the Year) and Lt. Col. J.L. (Jack) Turnbull Award (DI Most Outstanding Attackman)
• Set new NCAA single season points record at 128, matched NCAA single season assists record with 77, adding 51 goals
• USILA First Team All-American
• America East Player of the Year, All-America East First Team, America East All-Tournament Team

• Became UAlbany all-time assists leader, totaling 156 through the 2013-14 season
• Led all of Division I in points per game at 7.11 and assists per game at 4.28 (1.16 more than second-place person), 11th in DI and third in America East in goals per game at 2.83 and 15th in DI in shot percentage at .440
• Finished with 51 goals, 77 assists, 48 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers
• Scored at least four points in all 18 UAlbany games, at least six points in 16 of 18 UAlbany games
• 5+ assists in 10 games, 4+ goals in six games
• Two-time America East Player of the Week
• Brine DI Player of the Week after netting four goals and seven assists for career-high 11 points at UMass (3/8)
• Three goals and five assists in road win at Penn State (3/22)
• Career-best eight assists in home win over Stony Brook (4/12)
• At least eight points in five-straight games from 4/22-5/10, starting with six goals and two assists vs. Siena (4/22), six goals and four assists for 10 points vs. Binghamton (4/26)
• Scored game-tying goal with five seconds left in regulation and game-winning assist in America East Semifinal overtime victory over Stony Brook (5/1)
• Three goals, five assists and five ground balls facing Tewaaraton finalist defender Joe Fletcher in NCAA Tournament win over Loyola (5/10)
• Six points off three goals and three assists in NCAA Tournament game vs. Notre Dame (5/17)

Selected as Inside Lacrosse and Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Division I Player of the Year

2013:
• Selected as one of five finalists for the 2013 Tewaaraton Award
• First Team All-American

• America East Player of the Year

• Broke the school record for points in a season with 113 (two points shy of the NCAA record set by Steve Marahol)

• Broke the school record for assists in a season with 63

• Led the nation in points per game with 6.65, second in assists per game with 3.71

• Tallied eight points or more in eight different games 
• Recorded a career-best 11 points on four goals and seven assists vs. UMBC (4/19)
• Named America East Player of the Week three times (2/11-2/17) (3/04-3/10) (3/26-31)
• Tallied eight points on two goals and six assists in season opener at #13 Syracuse (2/17)

2012:
• America East Conference All-Rookie Team
• Played in all 16 games with six starts

• Recorded 22 goals and 16 assists
• Took 32 faceoffs, winning 13
• Picked up 39 ground balls
• Had a career high of five goals in the game against UMBC (5/2)
• Scored at least once in 14 out of the 16 matches for the Great Danes
• S
cored one goal to lead the Iroquois U19 National Team to a 15-13 win over USA at the Federation of International Lacrosse U19 World Championships

High School:
Comes to UAlbany as the top recruit in the nation... 2011 Under Armour All-American... Four-year letterwinner at LaFayette... Scored 66 goals and added 54 assists as a senior... Finished career with 511 total points... Three-time First All-Time All-Central New York... League MVP and First-Team All-Northern honoree.

Personal: Major is sociology... Born Sept. 9, 1992... Son of Jerome and Deloris Thompson... Has a sister, Crystal, and three brothers, Jeremy, Jerome Jr. and Miles... Brother, Jeremy, played lacrosse at Syracuse... Brother, Miles, and cousin, Ty, are also members of the UAlbany Squad.

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2012

16/6

22

16

38

39

4

13-32

2013

17/17

50

63

113

35

8

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2014

18/18

51

77

128

48

15

0-3

Total

51/41

123

156

279

122

27

13-35


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