|College:||Franklin & Marshall|
A 2005 graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, Thompson
returned to F&M in the fall of 2005 following a standout career
for the Diplomats.
The 2004 Tom Floyd Award and 2005 Iannicelli Award recipient, he holds the indoor 400 meters (49.94) and 500 meters (1:05.83) records at the College. Thompson also served as captain for the 2005 squad.
He cemented his spot among the school's top sprinters by earning silver in the 400m (48.90) at the 2002 Centennial Conference (CC) Outdoor T&F Championships before winning the 400 meters (50.29) at the 2004 CC Indoor T&F Championships hosted by Haverford College. At the 2004 CC Outdoor Championships, he placed sixth in the 800 meters (1:57.76) to qualify for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship meet at Williams College.
A member of the 4X100 relay (43.07) that established a school record in 2002, he also won the 800m race (1:56.00) at the 2003 F&M Invitational. Thompson again excelled in relays as he joined Jon Brailler, David Dennis and Cliff Smith to place 12th in the 4x400 relay (3:29.27) at the 2004 Penn Relays hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.