2006 (FRESHMAN): Played in 18 matches and 33 games ... Turned in her first collegiate start against Furman in the East Carolina Invitational (8/26) ... Posted her first double-digit kill match with 11 against Campbell (9/12).
PLANO HS: Earned three varsity letters for the Wildcats ... Named to the all-district team her junior and senior seasons ... Led her team to a district championship and an area championship as a senior, finishing runner-up in the regional finals ... Was team captain her senior stanza.
PERSONAL: Intended major is physical health & fitness ... Full name is Peyton Adrienne Leigh Thompson ... Daughter of Dave and Lynn Thompson ... Has two siblings, Lauren and McKenzie ... Born October 15, 1987.
Rushing on Thompson: "Peyton worked extremely hard in the weight room this past summer. Therefore, she was jumping higher and hitting harder. She played very well this spring. She can play any position and this season she will play at the middle and left side. We are looking for many great things in the future."