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Vince Thompson

Player Profile
Hometown:
Pipersville, Pa.

High School:
Central Bucks East

Position:
Sprints

Experience:
Fr./Fr.

2014 Outdoor: Set a personal best in the 200 meters with a time of 22.72 at the Philadelphia College Classic and tied for fourth place in that meet ... Placed sixth in the 100 meters in 11.60 at the Danny Curran Invitational.

2014 Indoor: Made his Villanova debut at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where he competed in the College sections of both the 60 meters and the 200 meters ... Came in 36th in the preliminaries of the 60 meters with a time of 7.24 and was 45th in the preliminaries of the 200 meters in 23.13 ... Went on to run in both events at the BIG EAST Championships ... Placed 10th in the preliminary heats of the 60 meters at the conference meet with a personal best time of 7.22 ... Also finished 12th in the preliminaries of the 200 meters with a time of 23.00.

Central Bucks East High School: Member of the track & field and football teams ... Earned first team All-Suburban One League honors as a senior in both the 100 meters and the 200 meters ... As a football player ran for 1,045 yards his senior year and was voted the team's MVP ... Received honorable mention All-Suburban One League accolades ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically.

Personal: Born 10/12/94 ... Youngest of three children of Vince and Lavinia Thompson ... Has a sister, Ashley, who is a 2011 Villanova graduate ... Father played football at Villanova from 1975-79 and in the NFL for the Detroit Lions from 1981-83 ... He ranks third all-time at Villanova in career rushing yards (2,533) ... Mother is also a Villanova graduate and was a Wildcats cheerleader ... Has yet to declare a major.

PERSONAL BESTS

60 Meters              7.22              2014 BIG EAST Championships
100 Meters             11.30             2014 Colonial Relays
200 Meters             22.47             2014 Delaware Open
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