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#34 Molly Thompson Season 2024

Houma, La.
High School
Vandebilt Catholic HS

3x SEC Fall Academic Honoree (2019, 2020, 2021)
SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 1, 2019)

Played in all 20 matches while earning five starts … scored four goals and registered one assist for a point total of nine on the season to rank third on the squad … notched her first collegiate hat track in LSU’s 5-0 win over UL-Lafayette on Sept. 9 … goals came in the 16th, 21st, and 51st minutes for the hat trick … headed the first one home, scored a right footed curler from just inside the box for the second one, and the third one came off a one touch hit to the bottom left corner … scored the gamewinner in LSU’s 2-0 win over No. 19 UCF on Aug. 29 … lone assist of the season came in LSU’s 4-2 win over No. 4 Arkansas on Oct. 28 … totaled 609 minutes of action on the season … took 19 shots, 11 of which were on goal … named SEC Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 13 after her hat trick against UL-Lafayette … her six points registered in the game versus UL-Lafayette were the 11th most in single game history for LSU.

Earned nine starts and played in all 19 matches for LSU … scored career high five goals on the season … first goal of the season came in LSU’s 3-3 draw against Alabama on Oct. 23 … she equalized the match in the 77th minute to help LSU earn a draw … registered the second brace of her career in LSU’s 3-0 win over Southern on March 5 with goals in the 48th and 60th minutes … scored the game winner in LSU’s 1-0 win over Southern Miss on February 19th in the 44th minute … final goal of season came in LSU’s 2-1 win over Florida on March 14 in Orange Beach … took 26 shots on the season, 17 of which were on frame … logged 883 minutes of playing time on the season … tallied a season high 77 minutes of playing time versus Mississippi State on October 11.

Appeared in all 18 matches for LSU while earning 14 starts … best game of career came in season finale against Kentucky on Oct. 31 … scored two goals and added in an assist for a total of five points against the Wildcats to help lead LSU to a 3-2 victory … she was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts against Kentucky … scored the game winner against Kentucky in the 84th minute … first goal against the Wildcats came in the 23rd minute … picked up the first assist of her career against Mississippi State on Meghan Johnson’s goal … took 10 shots on the season … season high of three shots came against James Madison … logged a total of 1,001 minutes on the pitch … had five shots on goal during the season … played the full 90 minutes in LSU’s match against Kentucky.

Appeared in all 24 matches for LSU and earned nine starts … two of her three goals came against SEC opponents … scored the first goal of her career in LSU’s 2-0 win over Stetson on Sept. 6 … scored the game winner in LSU’s 2-1 victory over Missouri on Oct. 7 in the 22nd minute as she followed up Alex Thomas’ saved shot and chipped in the rebound while in the midst of a slide … scored the final goal of her freshman season in the regular season finale at Mississippi State … Thomas crossed a ball in from the right side of the pitch and Thompson beat the Mississippi State keeper low and to the right in the 24th minute for the game winner … played a total of 1,156 minutes … season high in shots (4) came against Samford.

Elite forward from Vandebilt Catholic … is a four-time all-district and a three-time all-state selection … the all-state offensive and all-district MVP in 2018 … lead her team to back-to-back state championships in 2016 and 2017 … helped Vandebilt Catholic earn state runner-up honors in 2018 … scored goals in all three state title matches she played in … scored 30-plus goals in each of her final three prep seasons … scored 26 goals as a freshman … invited to the LHSCA all-star game … named the 2017-18 Bayou Preps Athlete of the Year … 2017-18 Bayou Preps Soccer Player of the Year … 2018 Bayou Preps Track & Field Runner of the Year … 2018 LHSAA Division III Offensive Player of the Year in soccer… 2018 LHSAA 4A State Champion in the 300 meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 44.99 … helped the 4×200 meter relay (1:43.70/second place) and 4×100 meter relay (49.27/third place) to podium showings at the 2018 LHSAA 4A State Championships … named Terrebonne General Medical Center Athlete of the Month during senior season.

Daughter of Amy and Claude Thompson … has two brothers, Claude Jr. and Hayes … parents Amy and Claude are both LSU alumni and brother Claude Jr. is currently enrolled at LSU … majoring in biochemistry … National Honors Society member.

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