How he joined the club: Signed as San Jose's first Homegrown Player on Jan. 22, 2014.
2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Appeared in 17 and started a career high of nine matches … Scored in both international friendlies in 2016, finding the back of the net against Real Sociedad on May 18 and C.F. Pachuca on Sept. 3. … Selected for the Chipotle Homegrown game against Mexico U-20 squad and captained the homegrown side in the first half … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played full 90 minutes in 2-0 loss against Portland Timbers on June 14.
Spent an extensive amount of time on loan at USL’s Sacramento Republic FC where he scored three goals and gave three assists … Was USL Player of the Week in Week 8 after notching a brace in the 2-0 victory against Seattle Sounders 2 … Named to USL Team of the Week in Week 22 after scoring a goal and notching an assist in the 4-0 victory against the Portland Timbers 2.
2015 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made four starts in 17 appearances … Named to the MLS 24 under 24 … Played all 90 minutes vs. the Houston Dynamo on July 10 ... U.S. Open Cup: Entered as a substitute in the 45th minute vs. Sacramento Republic FC on June 16 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. the LA Galaxy on July 1 … ICC: Entered as a substitute in the 34th minute and played 56 minutes vs. Club America on July 14 … Entered as a substitute at halftime and played 45 minutes vs. Manchester United on July 21.
2014 (San Jose Earthquakes): Finished his first MLS season with eight starts in 13 appearances … Became the second-youngest player to start a game in Earthquakes history when he took the field against Seattle on Aug. 20 at CenturyLink Field at 19 years, 5 days … Open Cup: Did not play against Sacramento Republic FC at Kezar Stadium on June 11 … Sacramento Republic FC (Loan): Finished with four starts in seven appearances for Sacramento … Made his debut for the club as a starter and played 75 minutes against Arizona United SC on June 26.
2013 (San Jose Earthquakes): Tallied four assists in five appearance with the Earthquakes in Reserve League play.
College (Indiana): Played one year of college soccer with Indiana during their 2013 campaign ... Led Hoosiers to a Big-Ten Tournament title in his freshman season, helping them reach the NCAA Tournament in the process ... Led his team with five goals and three assists in 16 games ... Named Big-Ten Freshman of the Year and earned Big-Ten Second-Team All-Conference honors ... Made TopDrawerSoccer.com and College Soccer News NCAA Freshman Best XI teams.
High School: Attended Granite Bay High School in the Sacramento area where he helped turn the Grizzlies into one of the top prep teams in the nation ... Scored 29 goals and had 12 assists while helping Granite Bay to a 26-0-1 record as a freshman ... Followed that campaign with 23 goals and nine assists before missing his junior season due to injury ... Graduated after his junior year with a 4.1 grade-point average to continue his career at Indiana along with his brother, Tanner.
Personal: His dad, Gregg Thompson, was an All-American at Indiana and represented the United States at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. In addition to his prep work, Thompson was a standout for Cal Blues, one of the premier club teams in the Sacramento area.