Co-Tewaaraton Trophy recipient with his brother Lyle Thompson. He became one of the most prolific goal scorers in NCAA history, finishing as UAlbany's all-time points leader (293) and goals leader (189). He was drafted in the third round, 20th overall, by the Rochester Rattlers in the Major League Lacrosse Draft .
In his childhood home, there was no running water and no electricity, so he turned to his lacrosse stick and brothers for entertainment. He did not understand English until he was in the 2nd grade, growing up using the Mohawk language.
He matched the NCAA single season goal record with 82 and finished second all-time in points in a single season with 119 in 2014.
He grew up on the Onondaga Nation with his family of four brothers and one sister.
Gary Gait was a previous record holder for most goals scored in a single season during his days in the NCAA.