10 Hunter Thompson
10 Hunter Thompson
Height: 5-10
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Brentwood, Tenn.
High School: Brentwood
Position: Setter

*Sophomore Year (2016)

Appeared in 25 matches (10 starts) in 2016…turned in a career-high 58 assists and five blocks vs. ETSU on September 23…finished second on the team in assists with 348 (4.70 a/s)…totaled 29 kills on the season, while also adding nine service aces…tallied 174 digs and 14 blocks…turned in six double-doubles on the year…totaled 22 assists and a career-high 19 digs vs The Citadel on October 16…had 20+ assists in seven games, 30+ in four, 40+ in three, and 50+ in one…turned in a career-high four service aces against Charlotte…named to SoCon Fall Academic All-Conference team and SoCon Academic Honor Roll. 

*Freshman Year (2015)

Saw action in 13 matches for the Paladins as a redshirt freshman (28 sets, 1 start)…turned in a career-high 11 assists vs. The Citadel on October 24…put down two kills on the year…added 8 service aces, including three at Western Kentucky on Sept 12…also added 20 digs on the year…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2014)

Red-shirt season…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

High School

Led Brentwood High School to 2013 State Championship…named AVCA Under Armour All-American (Honorable Mention)… Tennessee Gatorade and USA TODAY volleyball Player of the Year (2013)…was named District MVP as a senior… named to the All-District Team, District All-Tournament Team, and Region All-Tournament Team in 2013…was Brentwood High School MVP as a junior (2012)…named District MVP, District All-Tournament, Region MVP and All-Mid State First Team in 2012...given a Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State and Phenom Nomination as a junior…was named BHS MVP, First Team All-District and District All-Tournament as a sophomore…earned team’s Rookie of the Year award in 2010…four-year member of the Principal’s List…four-year member of the Triple Honor Roll…four-time recipient of Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Student Athlete Award of Merit for volleyball and once for basketball…four-time recipient of the TSSAA Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award for volleyball and once for basketball…played for Alliance Volleyball Club.

Personal

Hunter Katherine Thompson was born December 6, 1995…daughter of Marcia and Michael Thompson...majoring in health sciences.