32 Dillon Thompson
- "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because I love the campus, the class size allows more connection with the professors, and the opportunity to play soccer"
- Selected VWC over Old Dominion University
VWC Career Statistics
- Presidential Scholarship recipient
- Selected as Hickory's Most Valuable Player as a senior
- Scored six goals and 17 assists as a senior, helping Hickory to a 9-1 record
- First team all-district honoree as a senior
- Second team all-region and All-Tidewater honoree
- Named to the region's all-tournament team
- National Honor Society member
- Son of Mary Katherine and Patrick Thompson; dad attended West Virginia University
- Has three siblings: Sean, Emma and Noel
- Enjoys listening to hip hop and pop and spending vacation time in Brazil
- A fan of English soccer player Matt Jarvis, the West Ham United soccer team, and actor/comedian Will Ferrell
- Favorites include the book "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie," the movie "Rush Hour 3," and the TV series "Regular Show"
- Self-description in 10 words or less: "approachable, hard-working, friendly, dependable"
- My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being a part of a team"
- The part of my game I've improved the most is: "speed with the ball"
- My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to play to my full potential with every minute given to me in a game"
- If I could spend a day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Ronaldinho when he played for Barca because that was his prime"
- People might be surprised to know: "I'm Columbian and South Korean"
- It's the year 2030 and: "I'm married with two kids"
- The most important advice I've received is: "you don't see what others see in you, so work hard and stay positive" -- Mom