12 Margaux Thompson
12 Margaux Thompson
Height: 5-11
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Valley City, Ohio
High School: Lutheran West
Position: Outside Hitter
Major: Exercise Science
m 29
k/s 2.46
h % .104
a/s 0.40
b/s 0.24
sa/s 0.17
d/s 3.56

Career Notes: Through two seasons, her career totals are 495 kills and 672 digs... Only two Penguins (Jill Raslevich and Erika West) have posted more digs in their first two years than Thompson, and five have posted more kills (Ruth Boscaljon, Sam Brown, Missy Hundelt, Vickie Robinson and Lori Vanbeek).

2018 (Sophomore) | Match-By-Match Stats: Played in all 29 matches and appeared in 101 sets... Started 22 matches at outside hitter and three more at libero... Ranked second on the team with 248 kills and 360 digs... Added 40 assists, 17 aces and 24 blocks... Averaged 2.46 kills, 3.56 digs, 0.40 assists, 0.17 aces and 0.24 blocks per set... Averaged 1.73 kills and 3.53 digs per set versus conference opponents... Led the squad with 15 double-doubles... Named the MVP of the Bucknell Invitational as she averaged 4.55 kills and 4.73 digs per set in three YSU victories... Had 50 kills on the weekend, which was 20 more than any other Penguin... Finished off the tournament with a season-best 20 kills against the Bison... Was also an all-tournament-team selection at the Duquesne Invitational when she averaged 3.18 kills and 4.09 digs... Began the season with five straight double-doubles, and she had 10 in 13 non-conference matches... Had an extraordinary weekend by averaging 7.6 digs per set against Wright State and IUPUI... Posted 16 digs in three sets against Wright State (9/28), and she had 21 in two sets versus the Jaguars (9/29)... Had a season-high 22 digs in the five-set win over UNLV (8/31)... Blocked three attacks against Toledo (9/15) and Milwaukee (10/27)... Had two aces three times... Posted six assists against Northern Kentucky (10/3).

2017 (Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats: Named the program's Rookie of the Year... Started all 28 matches she played in and appeared in 99 sets... Led the team with 2.49 kills per set and 863 attacks... Registered 247 kills, 312 digs and 283.0 points... In addition to her 2.49 kills, averaged 3.15 digs and 0.28 blocks while posting a .159 attack percentage... Was targeted in serve receive 835 times, which was 350 times more than her closest teammate... Was successful on 95.3 percent of her serve receives, which topped the squad... Despite missing two Horizon League matches, led the squad in conference play with 126 kills and 2.62 kills per set... Also averaged 2.96 digs and 0.27 blocks per set against the conference... Her 312 digs were the fourth most ever by a YSU freshman, and her 247 kills ranked eighth on the freshman chart... Joined Michele Batton as the only Penguins to have at least 240 kills and 300 digs as a freshman... Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Courtyard Marriot-Canfield Penguin Invitational... Averaged 2.50 kills and 3.88 digs per set and posted at least 13 digs in each of YSU’s matches at the tournament... The weekend was highlighted by her 18-kill, 24-dig performance against Saint Francis U (9/8)... Since 2001, became one of three YSU freshmen to post at least 18 kills and 24 digs in a match, and she was one of Penguins freshmen with at least 18 kills in a match... Had least 10 digs in 17 matches and posted seven double-doubles... Had 21 digs to go along with 14 kills and a .308 attack percentage in a five-set win at Toledo (9/16)... Posted a season-high three aces against Northern Kentucky (9/29), and she had two aces three times... Had four blocks twice.

High School: Earned four letters... Set program records at Lutheran West for career kills (1,347), aces (158) and service points (668)... Had a school-record 44-kill match against Vermillion as a junior... That total is tied for the fourth-most in Ohio high school history... Was named the Patriot Athletic Conference Player of the Year as both a junior and a senior, and she was a Second-Team All-Ohio selection as a senior... Was a three-time all-conference pick and team MVP in each of her last three seasons... Helped lead the Longhorns to three conference titles and a runner-up finish at the district tournament as a senior.

Personal: Parents are Richard and Regina... Has two sisters (Taylor and Lauren)... Her sister Lauren was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball for the Penguins from 2012-15... Major is exercise science... Recipient of the 2018-19 Zwick Family Difference Maker Scholarship.

Recent Games
Oct 26 Green Bay L, 3-0
Oct 27 Milwaukee L, 3-1
Oct 31 at Northern Kentucky L, 3-0
Nov 4 UIC L, 3-1
Nov 9 at IUPUI L, 3-0
Nov 10 at Wright State L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 16
Sets 101 51
Kills 248 88
Kills per set 2.46 1.73
Errors 153 70
Total Attacks 912 390
Hitting Percentage .104 .046
Assists 40 20
Assists per set 0.40 0.39
Service Aces 17 7
Service Errors 12 6
Service Aces per set 0.17 0.14
Reception Errors 21 9
Digs 360 180
Digs per set 3.56 3.53
Block Solo 3 1
Block Assist 21 12
Block Total 24 13
Blocks per set 0.24 0.25
Block Errors 4 2
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 278.5 102.0
Points per set 2.8 2.0
Matches started 22 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 vs. Saint Peter's W, 3-0 1 3 14 5 39 .231 2 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Aug 25 vs. NJIT W, 3-1 1 4 16 8 41 .195 2 1 2 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Aug 25 at Bucknell W, 3-1 1 4 20 8 59 .203 3 1 1 1 17 0 1 0 1 0 21.5
Aug 28 at Kent State L, 3-1 1 4 11 13 55 -.036 2 0 1 0 13 1 0 1 1 0 12.0
Aug 31 vs. UNLV W, 3-2 1 5 10 5 42 .119 3 0 0 3 22 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Aug 31 vs. Bowling Green L, 3-0 1 3 10 7 32 .094 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 1 at Duquesne W, 3-0 1 3 15 4 39 .282 1 1 0 0 16 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Sep 7 at Virginia L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 23 .043 0 0 0 0 12 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Sep 8 vs. George Mason W, 3-1 1 4 16 6 38 .263 2 2 1 0 16 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Sep 8 vs. UNC Wilmington L, 3-1 1 4 10 5 33 .152 1 1 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Sep 11 at Robert Morris L, 3-1 1 4 11 4 32 .219 1 1 1 3 8 0 1 1 1 0 12.5
Sep 14 at Akron L, 3-1 1 4 14 3 44 .250 0 2 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Sep 15 vs. Toledo L, 3-2 1 5 10 13 45 -.067 3 1 0 0 11 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 21 at Cleveland State L, 3-0 1 3 13 3 47 .213 0 1 0 0 19 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 22 at Oakland L, 3-0 1 3 4 7 19 -.158 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 28 Wright State W, 3-1 1 3 5 3 25 .080 1 0 0 1 16 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 29 IUPUI L, 3-0 - 2 3 4 12 -.083 2 0 0 1 21 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 3 Northern Kentucky L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 2 .000 6 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 5 at UIC L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 4 -.250 3 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 12 at Milwaukee L, 3-0 - 3 3 0 9 .333 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 13 at Green Bay L, 3-0 1 3 4 6 27 -.074 1 1 1 0 7 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Oct 19 Cleveland State L, 3-0 1 3 2 4 13 -.154 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 20 Oakland L, 3-2 - 5 14 10 63 .063 1 0 2 0 12 0 3 0 3 1 15.5
Oct 26 Green Bay L, 3-0 1 3 12 5 35 .200 1 2 1 0 13 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Oct 27 Milwaukee L, 3-1 1 4 13 10 45 .067 1 0 1 1 16 0 3 1 3 0 14.5
Oct 31 at Northern Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 29 -.034 0 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Nov 4 UIC L, 3-1 1 4 10 6 42 .095 0 0 0 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Nov 9 at IUPUI L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 10 at Wright State L, 3-1 - 4 1 6 17 -.294 2 1 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 28 99 247 2.49 110 863 .159 24 0.24 21 0.21 312 3.15 2 26 28 0.28 283.0 2.9
2018-19 29 101 248 2.46 153 912 .104 40 0.40 17 0.17 360 3.56 3 21 24 0.24 278.5 2.8
2019-20 19 66 48 0.73 27 168 .125 31 0.47 8 0.12 255 3.86 0 7 7 0.11 59.5 0.9
Total 76 266 543 2.04 290 1943 .130 95 0.36 46 0.17 927 3.48 5 54 59 0.22 621.0 2.3
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 101 248 2.46 153 912 .104 40 0.40 17 0.17 360 3.56 3 21 24 0.24 278.5 2.8
Conference 16 51 88 1.73 70 390 .046 20 0.39 7 0.14 180 3.53 1 12 13 0.25 102.0 2.0
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Home 8 27 59 2.19 42 237 .072 12 0.44 2 0.07 105 3.89 1 10 11 0.41 67.0 2.5
Away 14 46 103 2.24 62 405 .101 15 0.33 10 0.22 152 3.30 2 6 8 0.17 118.0 2.6
Neutral 7 28 86 3.07 49 270 .137 13 0.46 5 0.18 103 3.68 0 5 5 0.18 93.5 3.3
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Wins 7 26 96 3.69 39 283 .201 14 0.54 5 0.19 122 4.69 0 5 5 0.19 103.5 4.0
Losses 22 75 152 2.03 114 629 .060 26 0.35 12 0.16 238 3.17 3 16 19 0.25 175.0 2.3
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August 6 23 81 3.52 46 268 .131 12 0.52 2 0.09 94 4.09 1 2 3 0.13 85.0 3.7
September 11 38 104 2.74 54 357 .140 12 0.32 10 0.26 149 3.92 1 10 11 0.29 120.0 3.2
October 9 30 52 1.73 41 227 .048 14 0.47 4 0.13 91 3.03 1 8 9 0.30 61.0 2.0
November 3 10 11 1.10 12 60 -.017 2 0.20 1 0.10 26 2.60 0 1 1 0.10 12.5 1.3