On Thomson: Has potential to play a number of spots on the field but should see the bulk of his playing time in 2008 at center back ... very athletic ... comes from a very good club program ... has continued to progress and improve in his time at UMass and should play key role as a junior.
Junior (2008):Game-by-Game Statistics
Earned A-10 All-Tournament Team ... Played in all 21 games, only missing one start ... Finished the season with one goal and two points ... His only goal of the season was the game winning goal against Geroge Washington (10/26).
Sophomore (2007):Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 18 games starting once against La Salle ... split time between defense and as a reserve forward.
Freshman (2006):Game-By-Game Stats
Saw time in 12 games, starting three ... took four shots, including two in his first collegiate game against Maine (8/25) ... averaged 33 minutes per game.
Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Long Beach Polytechnic High School ... played for head coach Cameron Beaulae ... also played for the San Diego Surf club team.
Personal: Stuart Thomas Thomson ... born Aug. 6, 1988 ... son of Allan and Mary Thomson ... has two sisters, Rachael and Alana Thomson ... intends to major in psychology.