Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse Club Press Release (November 19, 2015)
(November 19, 2015)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have invited free agent Ty Thompson to the Training Camp. The forwards will join the Knighthawks on Saturday, Nov. 21st as they open camp at noon at Total Sports Experience in East Rochester.
“It’s an awesome feeling. I am just really excited for this opportunity,” said Thompson. “I grew up watching a lot of Rochester Knighthawks games. It feels pretty good to just have this chance to show my stuff.”
The 24-year-old Thompson will attend his second National Lacrosse League Training Camp after being selected 26th overall by the New England Black Wolves in the 2014 Entry Draft. Thompson, who hails from Akwesasne, had a stellar four-year collegiate career at the University at Albany, posting 154 goals, 41 assists and 195 points. He currently ranks fourth on the school’s all-time goal-scoring list. In his final two seasons with the Great Danes (2013-14), he received back-to-back Division I Honorable Mention All-American and Second Team All-America East honors.