2 Alex Thompson
2 Alex Thompson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oak Park, Calif.
High School: Agoura
Position: 2-meter defender
Major: History
House Affiliation: Dunster

2010 (Senior):
Finished the year as the team leader in steals with 49, third on the team in scoring with 34 goals and fourth in assists with 18 ... Named CWPA Northern Division Player of the Week Sept. 8 ... Earned ACWPC and CWPA "Superior" Scholar Athlete accolades ... Notched four scores and grabbed two steals versus Cal Lutheran in the MIT Invitational Sept. 5 ... Tallied three goals, dished one assist and had one steal versus George Washington in the Princeton Invitational Sept. 12 ... Led the team with a season-high five goals and three takeaways versus Washington & Jefferson in the ECAC Championship Sept. 19 ... Found the back of the net twice, handed out one assist and grabbed four steals against MIT Oct. 2 ... Dished five assists to go along with one goal and one steal against Caltech in the Claremont Convergence Tournament Oct. 9 ... Scored twice, had three helpers and two takeaways versus Queens (N.Y.) Oct. 16 ... Posted a hat trick with three goals, as well as stealing the ball four times and handing out an assist at Connecticut College Oct. 17 ... Grabbed a season-high six steals and had one helper against Connecticut College in the CWPA Northern Division Championship Nov. 6.

2009 (Junior):
Led Harvard with 29 goals ... Named to the "Superior" list on the ACWPC All-Academic and CWPA Scholar-Athlete Teams ... Scored against Claremont and No. 13 Pacific at MIT Invitational (Sept. 5) ... Netted a goal against Redlands at MIT Invitational (Sept. 6) ... Tallied two goals in win over George Washington and netted another two against No. 11 Princeton at Princeton Invitational (Sept. 12) ... Scored a goal and had four kickouts drawn against Fordham at Princeton Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Had two goals, four steals and drew two kickouts in win over MIT (Sept. 16) ... Tallied a goal against George Washington at ECAC Championships (Sept. 18) ... Scored twice in win over Connecticut College at ECAC Championships (Sept. 20) ... Netted a goal in victory at Queens (Sept. 26) ... Scored a goal, handed out three assists and made one steal against Pomona-Pitzer at Claremont Convergence (Oct. 2) ... Drew four kickouts and scored two goals in win over Connecticut College (Oct. 8) ... Drew four kickouts against Brown (Oct. 10) ... Scored twice against Iona (Oct. 11) ... Drew five kickouts and scored a goal against Fordham (Oct. 17) ... Notched two goals against St. Francis (N.Y) (Oct. 18) ... Scored six goals and had three steals against Connecticut College at Northern Division Championships (Nov. 7) ... Netted a goal in win over Queens (N.Y.) at Northerns (Nov. 8).

2008 (Sophomore):
ACWPC All-Academic Team ... CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team ... Scored a goal in Harvard's 17-8 win over Washington & Jefferson at Cambridge Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Had a hat trick against Iona during ECAC Championships (Sept. 20) ... Tallied a score at No. 6 Loyola Marymount (Oct. 5) ... Was Harvard's only multi-scorer at Fordham (Oct. 12), tallying a hat trick ... Found the back of the net in win over Queens (Oct. 18) ... Had three goals against MIT and one vs. Fordham at day one of Northern Division Championships (Nov. 8) ... Tallied two scores against Fordham on second day of Northerns (Nov. 9).

2007 (Freshman):
ACWPC Academic All-American Team ... CWPA All-Academic Team ... Scored eight goals and added six assists, 12 steals, 10 kickouts and two blocks during rookie season ... Logged first career goal in victory over Santa Cruz ... Had two markers in win against Washington & Jefferson ... Recorded a game-high four assists and drew four ejections in win over Connecticut College ... Scored two goals against Brown ... Had a goal against St. Francis (N.Y.) at Eastern Championship semifinals.

High School:

Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter in water polo at Agoura High School ... Also earned four letters in swimming while participating in the 100 free, 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay and 4X100 freestyle ... Captain of both teams as a senior ... Named Two-time Alberta Open All-Tournament ... Three-time All-Marmonte League in water polo ... Team's Most Improved as a sophomore ... Two-time All-CIF ... All-Southern California and team MVP as a senior ... America's Finest City All-Tournament Team ... All-Marmonte in swimming in 2005 and competed in CIF four events ... Set school records for steals in a season (81) as a junior in water polo and set a school record for fastest time in the 100 backstroke ... Scripture mastery and president of Seminary Class in 2003 and 2004 ... Math Honors Society ... AMC Math Test Honors ... Co-secretary of school Tutoring Center ... Boy Scouts of America member and recipient of Star Scout, Life Scout and Eagle Scout ... President and founder of AST Tutoring Services, a company designed to give tutoring jobs to the best tutors in the area ... National Merit Distinction ... AP Scholar ... Prudential Reality "Spirit of the Community" Scholarship ... Westlaker Scholarship and Athletic Scholar Award ... Valedictorian of class ... Bank of America Scholarship and Distinction for Liberal Arts ... Son of Deena and Scott