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#74 Jeremy Thompson

Nickname: Gun
Position: Transition/Defense
Shoots: Right
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 195 lbs.
Born: January 3, 1987
Hometown: Onondaga Nation
Years played in the NLL: 6
Previous NLL team(s): Buffalo Bandits, Edmonton Rush
Acquired to the Rush: Trade by Buffalo to Edmonton in exchange for Aaron Wilson and second-round pick in 2013 NLL Entry Draft
College/University: Syracuse University
Twitter:
@j_thompson74
Instagram: @jeremy74thompson


What is your favourite after workout Booster Juice?  Very Berry

If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be? Deer

What is your favourite tourism spot in the city? Wanuskewin

Poker or Blackjack? Blackjack

What is your favourite meal at Tim Hortons? SAUSAGE FARMERS WRAP

How many siblings do you have? 5

What is your dream vehicle? Mustang gt Shelby

Besides lacrosse, what is your favourite sport? Leisure fishing

What is your biggest fear? Water


2018 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

· Earned one assist plus 12 loose balls scoops and went 12-for-21 on faceoffs in Rush’s 17-9 W at Toronto

· Scored unassisted second-quarter goal to go with six loose balls and 11-for-31 on faceoffs in Rush’s 24-11 W vs. New England

· Second straight game with unassisted goal to go with one assist, five loose ball scoops and went 12-for-20 on faceoffs in Rush’s 13-9 W at Georgia

· Recorded one assist plus 10 loose balls and one caused turnover and went 17-for-29 on faceoffs in Rush’s 17-12 W at Colorado

· Registered one goal, 10 loose balls and one caused turnover and went 19-for-30 on faceoffs in Rush’s 16-15 OTL vs. Buffalo

· Scored first-quarter goal to go with one assist, eight loose balls and two caused turnovers and went 14-for-25 on faceoffs in Rush’s 13-12 OTW at Calgary

· Scooped 11 loose balls and went 13-for-26 on faceoffs in Rush’s 13-10 W at Colorado

· Picked up 10 loose balls and went 13-for-18 on faceoffs in Rush’s 11-9 W vs. Vancouver

· Captured two assists plus three loose ball scoops and one caused turnover and went 17-for-26 on faceoffs in Rush’s 16-9 W at Vancouver

· Scored third unassisted goal of season to go with one assist, nine loose balls and one caused turnover in Rush’s 16-11 L at Rochester

· Tallied empty-net power-play goal to go with six loose ball scoops and two caused turnovers in Rush’s 10-6 W vs. Calgary

· Put up one assist to go with 10 loose balls and one caused turnover and went 12-for-24 on faceoffs in Rush’s 16-10 W vs. Vancouver

· Grabbed 12 loose balls plus one caused turnover and went 17-for-24 on faceoffs in Rush’s 16-10 W at Buffalo

· Notched 12 loose ball scoops plus one caused turnover and went 10-for-19 on faceoffs in Rush’s 11-8 W vs. Colorado

· Scooped season-high 17 loose balls and went 15-for-23 on faceoffs in Rush’s 16-10 L vs. Georgia

· Tallied one assist to go with 13 loose ball scoops and one caused turnover and went 11-for-20 on faceoffs in Rush’s 11-10 W vs. Calgary

· Picked up one assist to go with eight loose balls and two caused turnovers and went 12-for-26 on faceoffs in Rush’s 15-13 W vs. Calgary in West Final

· Scored game’s opening goal and added one assist plus four loose balls in Rush’s 16-9 L at Rochester in Game 2 of NLL Cup

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

· In 2018 regular season, finished second in NLL with 164 loose ball scoops and fourth in the league with 234 faceoff wins

· Finished 2018 NLL playoffs seventh with 24 loose ball scoops and tied for fifth with four caused turnovers

· Finished 2017 second in the NLL in both faceoffs wins (225) and loose balls scoops (179)

· Runner-up for 2016 NLL Transition Player of the Year and named to 2016 NLL All-Pro Second Team

· Finished third in NLL in 2016 with 174 loose ball pickups and second with 279 faceoff wins

· In 2016, earned three honors from Rush team awards – SaskTel Transition Player of the Year, TD Unsung Hero, and Dream Developments Community Service

· Named the Rush’s Top Transition Player and earned Community Service Award in 2015; finished third in the NLL with 181 loose balls and fourth in faceoffs won with 213

· Named Rush's Unsung Hero in 2014 and 2013

· Played for Syracuse University (NCAA); Named Third Team All-American and Top Midfielder in 2011

· Won two NJCAA national championships with Onondaga College

· Named MVP and First Team All-Star at 2010 President’s Cup Senior ‘B’ national championship

· Named First Team All-Star at 2007 Minto Cup Junior ‘A’ national championship