York, Pa. SUSQUEHANNOCK
GP-GS 7-0 Redshirt 7-0
THOMPSON Scottdale, Pa. SOUTHMORELAND
Senior • 5-6 • MIDFIELD
Season 2007 2008 Career
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Freshman • 5-5 • FORWARD
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2007)
LION CAREER 2008 Redshirt season. 2007 Appeared in seven games... Took one shot against Monmouth (11/16)...An Academic All-Big Ten selection. BEFORE PENN STATE An all-state selection in 2006, she led her team to a Division championship...e trip to districts was the school's ﬁrst...All-County in 2005 and `06 and Honorable Mention in 2004...Led her high school to a 2005 county championship...Holds the Susquehannock girl's record for assists...Member of the EPYSA ODP from 2001-03...Played club for Steve Correri on York United Impact...Team won the Pa. Chevy Cup state championship in 2002...Virginia Tournament ﬁnalists in 2003...Team was also the outdoor state champions in 2003 and the indoor state ﬁnalists in 2004, `05 and `06.
BEFORE PENN STATE ompson attended the Nike Premier 50 camps and earned the Best Oﬀensive Player Award for her 1990 age group...Earned four varsity letters while at Southmoreland. CLUB EXPERIENCE Competed in Russia with the Regional I team taking third place in 2008 and also traveled to England with the Regional I team in 2005...Played as a forward for Beadling SC...Two-year starter at Shattuck-St. Mary's Soccer Academy in Minnesota. PERSONAL Alexa Rae ompson was born September 16, 1990 in Scottdale, Pa. to Brian and Lori Shrum...Majoring in elementary special education. COACH WALSH ON THOMPSON “Alexa has established herself to be one of the top players in this region. She is clever and crafty on the ball and has the ability to strike from distance with both feet. She has been working hard to get herself back and healthy in order to compete for a starting role this fall.” THOMPSON ON CHOSING PENN STATE
PERSONAL Full name is Jessica Erin Shue...Born May 31, 1988...Daughter of Liz Kapp and Tom Shue, she is one of three children and has two older sisters, Jaimee and Melody...Member of the Susquehannock girl's basketball team, which won their division in 2005 and `06...e secretary of the National Honor Society, she was on the school's distinguished honor roll...Majoring in forestry science.
11-TIME BIG TEN CHAMPIONS 1998-2008
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2009 Penn State Women's Soccer Yearbook, includes player and coach bios, 2009 schedule and roster