18 Stephanie Thompson
18 Stephanie Thompson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chino, CA
High School: Chino Hills
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Named the Ivy League Co-Player of the Year in 2012, earning first team All-Ivy Honors…Was also a first team CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District honoree and received Spring Academic All-Ivy honors…Was named Ivy League Player of the Week for two consecutive weeks…The only player to start all 37 games of the season…Posted an impressive .477 batting average which is the second highest batting average in Division I softball…Batted .491 in Ivy League games…Led the Bears in every hitting category, totaling 27 runs, 51 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, nine homeruns, 27 RBIs and 90 total bases in 107 at-bats, while only striking out twice during the entire season…Was also walked 25 times and successfully stole three bases in four attempts…Posted a remarkable .841 slugging percentage and .571 on-base percentage…As Brown’s starting shortstop, she made 58 putouts and 51 assists.

2011:  Selected to the second team of the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I Northeast Region Team and was a second team All-Ivy selection…Led the nation with a .504 batting average and ranked 12th in the country with a .558 on-base percentage… Ranked first in the Ivy League with 13 homeruns, and was first on the team in nearly all offensive categories, including hits (58), runs scored (37), doubles (11) and RBI (31).

 Made an immediate impact during her rookie season, starting in all 42 games at third base…Was second on the team with a .351 batting average which ranked ninth overall in the Ivy League…Also ranked second on the team with 47 hits, good for eighth in the Ivy League, and was second on the team with 16 doubles, 24 RBIs and 27 runs scored…Made 46 putouts and 71 assists… Tallied four RBIs against Yale on April 30, and posted two doubles against Columbia on April 3 and Bryant on April 27…Hit her first collegiate homerun against Yale on April 30 and tallied her second one against Yale May 1.

Before Brown:
 A three-year varsity softball player at Chino Hills High School...Named the Chino Hills High School Athlete of the Year in 2009 and was a team captain...Earned a batting average of .326 and received the 2009 Husky Silver Slugger Award for her average of .494...Also received All-Sierra League first team honors, led her team to a CIF semi-final appearance and was named a Sierra League Outstanding Player...Received the Husky softball Career Achievement Award, and has Chino Hills softball school records in season batting average with .483 and career total batting average with .370...Was also a member of the volleyball team.

 Stephanie Thompson is the daughter of John and Valerie Thompson of Chino, California...Concentrating in Neuroscience.