Iona Softball BIO
1 Hailey Thompson
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017):
- 2017 All-MAAC Academic Team
- Started in 50 of the 51 games she appeared in.
- Batted .248 with 31 hits, 15 RBI and eight extra base hits; three doubles, two triples and three homeruns.
- Twice recorded two RBI in a game; vs. Wagner (Mar. 5) and vs. Hartford (Mar. 18).
- Had a season-high three hits vs. Campbell (May 16) in Iona's first ever national postseason win over Campbell in the NISC Lynchburg, VA regional.
- Led the team being hit by a pitch seven times.
- Had a team-high 87 assists played at second base.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016):
- Played in 32 games as a freshman, starting in 26 of them.
- Recorded three RBI against Detroit (Mar. 11).
- Scored two runs and registered one hit in the second of two games vs. Rider (Apr. 10).
- Two-year captain.
- Earned All-League honors as a freshman, sophomore and junior.
- Named captain and Team MVP her junior season.
- Posted a .351 batting average, over 100 hits, and ten home runs at Wilcox High School.
- Three-year varsity soccer player.
- Two-year varsity volleyball player.
- Earned the United States Marine Scholar Athlete Award in 2014.
GETTING TO KNOW HAILEY:
- Favorite athlete in the sport you play: Sierra Romero (Michigan Softball)
- Favorite athlete in general: Stephen Curry
- Favorite food: chicken alfredo
- Hobbies include: going to the beach, boating, hanging out with friends
- Person I would most like to meet: Channing Tatum
- After college I plan on: Moving back to Santa Clara and interning for Cisco Systems.
- Her brother, Stephen Thompson is a pitcher for Chico State.