12 Margaux Thompson
12 - Margaux Thompson
Height: 5-11
Year: Junior
Hometown: Valley City, Ohio
High School: Lutheran West
Position: OH
Major: Exercise Science
m 29
k/s 0.76
h % .109
a/s 0.51
b/s 0.11
sa/s 0.13
d/s 3.90

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 2019-20 Women's Athletic Alumni Scholarship.

Recent Games
Nov 1 Cleveland State L, 3-0
Nov 3 at Oakland L, 3-0
Nov 6 IUPUI L, 3-2
Nov 8 at Green Bay L, 3-0
Nov 15 Wright State L, 3-0
Nov 16 Northern Kentucky L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 16
Sets 101 55
Kills 77 59
Kills per set 0.76 1.07
Errors 45 36
Total Attacks 294 230
Hitting Percentage .109 .100
Assists 52 31
Assists per set 0.51 0.56
Service Aces 13 9
Service Errors 19 15
Service Aces per set 0.13 0.16
Reception Errors 27 15
Digs 394 221
Digs per set 3.90 4.02
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 11 7
Block Total 11 7
Blocks per set 0.11 0.13
Block Errors 3 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 95.5 71.5
Points per set 0.9 1.3
Matches started 12 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 23 Duquesne   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 30 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 10 .100 1 0 0 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Aug 30 Bucknell W, 3-1 1 4 4 2 13 .154 0 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Aug 31 Citadel W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 6 vs. Niagara W, 3-1 - 4 6 3 18 .167 0 0 0 0 12 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 6 at Cornell L, 3-0 1 3 6 2 18 .222 0 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 7 vs. Hartford L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 10 Kent State L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 4 1 1 1 34 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 13 at Towson L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 13 vs. Albany L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 vs. Coastal Carolina L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 1 0 1 3 14 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 Robert Morris W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 5 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 21 Central Michigan L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 1 0 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 27 at Northern Kentucky L, 3-0 - 3 0 2 3 -.667 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 28 at Wright State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 4 UIC L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 1 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 5 Milwaukee L, 3-0 1 3 10 3 38 .184 1 0 3 0 12 0 1 1 1 0 10.5
Oct 9 at IUPUI W, 3-2 1 5 17 6 37 .297 1 3 5 1 21 0 1 0 1 0 20.5
Oct 11 Green Bay L, 3-0 1 3 3 7 26 -.154 1 0 2 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 18 at Cleveland State W, 3-1 1 4 9 5 34 .118 3 0 3 2 20 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 20 Oakland L, 3-0 1 3 11 3 28 .286 2 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 25 at Milwaukee L, 3-0 1 3 2 5 26 -.115 1 0 0 1 10 0 3 1 3 0 3.5
Oct 26 at UIC L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 35 .029 1 1 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 1 Cleveland State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 2 .000 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 3 at Oakland L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 6 IUPUI L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 2 0 3 19 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 8 at Green Bay L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 15 Wright State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 16 Northern Kentucky L, 3-2 - 5 1 0 1 1.000 8 0 0 4 17 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  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 29 101 77 0.76 45 294 .109 52 0.51 13 0.13 394 3.90 0 11 11 0.11 95.5 0.9
Total 86 301 572 1.90 308 2069 .128 116 0.39 51 0.17 1066 3.54 5 58 63 0.21 657.0 2.2
  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 77 0.76 45 294 .109 52 0.51 13 0.13 394 3.90 0 11 11 0.11 95.5 0.9
Conference 16 55 59 1.07 36 230 .100 31 0.56 9 0.16 221 4.02 0 7 7 0.13 71.5 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 54 31 0.57 16 120 .125 35 0.65 7 0.13 225 4.17 0 4 4 0.07 40.0 0.7
Away 10 33 40 1.21 26 154 .091 13 0.39 6 0.18 124 3.76 0 5 5 0.15 48.5 1.5
Neutral 4 14 6 0.43 3 20 .150 4 0.29 0 0.00 45 3.21 0 2 2 0.14 7.0 0.5
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Wins 8 31 38 1.23 17 113 .186 13 0.42 4 0.13 108 3.48 0 6 6 0.19 45.0 1.5
Losses 21 70 39 0.56 28 181 .061 39 0.56 9 0.13 286 4.09 0 5 5 0.07 50.5 0.7
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August 3 11 6 0.55 3 24 .125 1 0.09 1 0.09 23 2.09 0 2 2 0.18 8.0 0.7
September 12 41 12 0.29 8 43 .093 23 0.56 3 0.07 173 4.22 0 2 2 0.05 16.0 0.4
October 8 27 58 2.15 34 224 .107 14 0.52 6 0.22 114 4.22 0 7 7 0.26 67.5 2.5
November 6 22 1 0.05 0 3 .333 14 0.64 3 0.14 84 3.82 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.2