32 Dillon Thompson
32 Dillon Thompson
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
Year: FY
Hometown: Chesapeake
High School: Hickory
Position: F
Major: Interdivisional Studies
  • "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

YearGPGSGoalsGWAssistsPointsShots
20130000000

Season Highlights

2013

  • TBA

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Presidential Scholarship recipient

Prep Accolades

  • 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

Personal

  • 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