Philip Thompson, a two-time All-American midfielder from Harvard Westlake, was among 11 freshmen introduced Wednesday as new members of the Princeton lacrosse program.
Thompson was a four-year member of the Wolverines’ varsity, starting at face-off specialist as a freshman and developing into a high-scoring, all-purpose midfielder as a senior.
Also introduced with the Princeton freshman was LSM/D Nick Bauer of Mater Dei in Orange County.
Here is how Princeton described Philip Thompson in its release:
At Harvard-Westlake – Lettered four times in lacrosse and started all four years … 2015 and 2016 USILA All-America…Adrenaline All-America … Team captain senior year… two time team MVP…three time All-Mission League … School record holder for goals in a game (10) and season (68), ground balls in a game (26) season (305) and career (857) … Second all-time in both goals (136) and points (180)… 2014 and 2015 Mission League Champions … 2013 US Lacrosse Los Angeles North Division Champions … Played Club for West Coast Starz and Tropics … 2015 Under Armour Team West … Maverik Showtime All Star … Also Lettered in Football as a running back and defensive lineman … First team all Angelus league …Defensive MVP … 2015 Angelus League Champions … Honor Roll all four years … Cum Laude Society.
Personal – Born April 13, 1998 … son of Katherine and Doug Thompson … both parents are graduates of Tufts University and Pepperdine Law School … Older sister Alex attends and plays volleyball for Princeton (Class of 2018).