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Scott Thomsen

M/D
Position
5'10''
Height
160 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Brick, N.J.
Hometown
Christian Brothers Academy
High School

2015
• Played in 66 career matches, including 56 starts
• Battled injuries throughout senior season and saw time in five matches (three starts)
• Played in UVA opener against Charlotte and missed next 12 matches after undergoing sports hernia surgery in early September
• Returned to field for brief appearance off bench in second half against Virginia Tech (10/23)
• Started at left back for NCAA tournament matches against Rider (11/19) and Maryland (11/22)
• One of 30 candidates for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014
• Played in all 23 matches, making 22 starts
• Named to ACC All-Academic Men’s Soccer Team for second straight year and ACC Academic Honor Roll for third straight season
• Started in Cavaliers’ midfield in regular season and ACC tournament before shifting to back line of defense for five NCAA tournament matches
• Tied for third in ACC and 14th nationally with eight assists in 2014
• Converted on one of UVa’s five PKs in NCAA quarterfinal win at Georgetown (12/6)
• Assisted on UVa’s first two goals in second-round NCAA tournament win vs. UNC Wilmington (11/23)
• Racked up three assists in 3-0 win vs. Radford (10/21), most assists by a Cavalier in over four years and tied for the most by any ACC player in 2014
• Recorded pair of assists in 3-0 win at Pitt (10/4)
• Assisted on Sam Hayward’s goal in win over VCU (9/15)
• Scored game-winning goal on long service into box against Virginia Tech (9/12) 2013
• Played in 17 matches, with 10 starts at left back
• Played in all four NCAA tournament games, starting last three vs. Marquette, UConn and Maryland
• Scored UVa’s first goal in NCAA win over Marquette off free kick (12/1); also scored first career goal in UVa’s season opener against Louisville off free kick (8/30)
• Assisted on Eric Bird’s goal in second half of NCAA second round vs. St. John’s with perfectly placed corner kick (11/24)
• Converted on PK in shootout during UVa’s match in ACC semifinals vs. Notre Dame (11/15)
• Provided assist on Eric Bird goal with corner kick against Providence (9/20)

2012
• Started all 21 games and played most minutes on team (1,991)
• Named to ACC All-Academic Soccer Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Led team in assists with eight (tied for second in ACC)
• Five of his assists were on game-winning goals
• Notched most assists for a UVa player since Nico Colaluca racked up 10 in 2006
• Assisted on both of UVa’s goals in NCAA tournament: on Matt Brown’s header at New Mexico (11/18) and via corner kick on Will Bates’ game winner against Lafayette (11/15)
• Assisted on Zach Carroll’s first-half goal with long free kick at Wake Forest in ACC tournament (11/6)
• Had two assists, including on Carroll’s game winner, in OT win over Virginia Tech (10/19)
• Notched third assist on Todd Wharton’s score against Drexel (9/18)
• Also had assist vs. Mount St. Mary’s (9/11)
• Had game-winning assist on Zach Carroll goal in win over California (8/31)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Named 2012 ESPNHS First-Team All-American
• Named First-Team All-State in 2012; third-team honoree in 2010
• First-Team All-Shore in 2010 and 2012
• Named All-Monmouth County in 2012
• Earned Central Jersey Player of the Year honors in 2012
• Named 2012 Jersey Player of the Year by Jersey Sports Newspaper
• Team captain in 2012
• Did not compete in 2011 because of injury
• Coached by Dan Keane at CBA
• Earned 2012 Scholar Athlete honors at CBA
• Earned 1st Honors every semester in high school
• Member of Spanish Honors Society

PERSONAL
• Parents are David and Kathleen Thomsen
• Has one sister, Dana, and one brother, Brian