Miles Thompson’s 14-Point Performance Earns Inside Lacrosse Laxie

Inside Lacrosse Web Release

BALTIMORE – The fans have spoken, choosing Miles Thompson’s 14-point game against Stony Brook last season for the “Individual Game Performance of the Year” Laxie.

The Laxie Awards, run by Inside Lacrosse magazine, are voted on by fans online each year.  The Laxies include a wide-array of categories, including player and team performance, coaches and off-the-field.  The Laxie Awards are in their sixth year.

On April 27, 2013, UAlbany attack Miles Thompson had a historic game against Stony Brook, combining for 14 points, earning at least three points in each quarter, in a 21-12 victory over the Seawolves to complete an undefeated conference season.  Thompson finished with five goals and nine assists in the game.

His performance earned 42 percent of the vote for Individual Game Performance of the Year for the Laxie, beating out Duke’s Brendan Fowler’s 20-28 face-offs against Syracuse, which got 30%.

In addition, Lyle Thompson nearly earned a couple of Laxies as well.  Lyle finished second in the Laxies for Inside Lacrosse Player of the Year and Division I Men’s Player of the Year with 23.3% and 30.1% of the vote respectively.  Cornell’s Rob Pannell got each one with 35.7% and 34.7% of voting respectively.