Megan Thompson
Megan  Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ballyclare, Northern Ireland

High School:
Ballyclare HS

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
10/26/1992

Experience:
2VL

06/30/2015

Missouri Valley Recognizes 135 MSU Scholar-Athletes

Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award

04/21/2015

Bears Finish Second at MVC Women's Golf Championship

Three earn all-tournament honors; Pettersen, Kane claim Newcomer, Coach of the Year

03/30/2015

Thompson Two Off Pace After 36 Holes in Arkansas

Bears sixth at 37-over; Thompson tied for second with 4-over 148

10/21/2014

MSU Women's Golf Finishes Fifth at Blue Raider Invitational

Pettersen ties for 12th at 8-over as Bears close fall season

10/12/2014

Thompson's Season-Low 72 Paces MSU at Payne Stewart Memorial

Bears tied for third after first day at Twin Oaks

2014-15: Appeared in seven torunaments for the Bears ... Finished fourth on the team with a 77.57 scoring average in 21 rounds ... Posted a season low of 72 at the first round of the MSU Payne Stewart Memorial on Oct. 12 at Twin Oaks Country Club ... Tallied one top five, one top 10 and two top-25 finishes ... Tied for fifth at the UALR/Arkansas State Invitational on March 30-31 at Maumelle Country Club in Maumelle, Ark. ... Was 29th in the MVC championship at Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington Iowa on April 19-21 ... Finished her career seventh in program history with a scoring average of 78.08.

2013-14:
Improved her scoring average nearly a stroke from her sophomore season, leading the team and ranking 11th in the conference with a 77.60 mark ... Led the team in three of its first four tournaments and was second in the other ... Tied for the team lead with 14 rounds in the 70s and recorded the season low for the Bears with a 70 in the second round of the MSU Payne Stewart Memorial ... Finished third at the Payne Stewart Memorial by carding 76-70-73--219, career bests for 18 and 54 holes ... Eleven of her 12 rounds were in the 70s ... Tied for 17th with 72-78-79--229 at the season-opening Chip-N-Club Invitational ... Went 74-77-78--229 and placed 20th at the ORU Shootout and tied for 47th at the Palmetto Intercollegiate at 76-81-75--232 ... Placed fourth in the White Wing JV Invitational with rounds of 76 and 80 ... Carded 82-77-85--244 at the Jackrabbit Invitational ... Scored 84-75-84--53 in the UALR Classic...Unable to compete at the MVC Championship due to injury, but was still named to the all-conference team.

2012-13: Established herself as one of the conference's top players, ranking sixth in the Missouri Valley and second on the team with a 78.38 scoring mark, and earning all-conference honors ... Season was hampered by a wrist injury that forced her to withdraw several times ... Had a strong start to the spring season, finishing fourth at the Islander Classic (77-73--150) and seventh at Rio Verde (76-72--148) ... Named MVC Golfer of the Week for her play at Rio Verde ... Tied for 18th at the UALR Classic after shooting 78-80-80--238 ... Managed a tie for eighth at the Payne Stewart Memorial while playing through injury by posting 76-77-73--226 ... Tied for MSU's best performance at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in 44th place with 76-78-76--230 ... Opened the season at the Chip-N-Club Invitational, where she had 80-75-81--236 to take 19th place.

2011-12: After a slow start to her first collegiate season, came on strong in the last two tournaments of the fall to lead the Bears...Posted the team's best score at the Alamo Invitational, tying for 32nd with 76-77-72--225 ... Had her first top-10 finish at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial, firing 76-78-73--227 to place fourth ... Averaged 78.56 while playing in all 12 tournaments, ranking fifth on the team ... Compiled a 76.96 scoring mark in the last eight tournaments after an 82.67 average in the first three...Her final-round 71 in the final round of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship last April propelled the Bears to their first league title in 11 years ... Tied for seventh at the Valley tournament with 79-77-71--227 ... Placed 14th at Monterey Bay by carding 77-77-80--234, then finished 28th the following week, and second on the team, at UALR with 79-74-73--226 ... Shot 81-78-77--236 for 104th at the NCAA West Regional.

Background: Captained the Ulster U-18 squad to the 2010 All-Ireland title, winning two of three matches ... Finished second at the Ulster Girls Championships in 2010 after shooting 227 for 54 holes ... Ulster Schools runner-up and All-Ireland Antrim Girls winner in 2009 ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Irish Girls Championship in 2010 ... Qualified for the British Girls Championship and was selected for the German Junior Masters in 2011.

Personal: Megan Alex Thompson was born October 26, 1992, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland ... Daughter of Delwyn Thompson ... Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science.

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