THIS WEEK IN EARTHQUAKES HISTORY
A look back on important moments in Earthquakes history that took place during the week of Jan. 21 - 27
Jan. 22, 2014 - Signed Tommy Thompson as the Club's First Homegrown Player
The San Jose Earthquakes signed midfielder Tommy Thompson as the club's first Homegrown Player on Jan. 22, 2014. During his five seasons with the team, 2017 was a stand-out season for the youngster. Thompson achieved many career-high accomplishments in 2017: his first goal for the club, four assists, 16 starts and 1,534 minutes played. Besides his efforts on the pitch, Tommy also won the club's Andrew Bedard Spirit of the Game Award/Humanitarian of the Year award for his charitable efforts.