Lyle Thompson

Attack / Georgia Swarm, Chesapeake Bayhawks



After a standout college career at the University of Albany, Lyle Thompson is perhaps one of the best-known lacrosse players in the country. By Thompson’s last career game with the Great Danes, he had set the NCAA Division 1 record for most career points. These accolades lead to Lyle’s success in the NLL, as he was drafted one overall by the Georgia Swarm. He also plays in the MLL for the Florida Launch.

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September 9, 1992 (age 25)


6 ft 0 in (183 cm)


180 lb (82 kg; 12 stone 12 lb)


Georgia Swarm, Chesapeake Bayhawks





Lyle Thompson at TBL Camp in Denver

On July 7, 2017 Like A Pro spent time with Lyle Thompson at the Thompson Brothers' Lacrosse Camp in Denver. We caught up with Lyle and asked him about running a lacrosse camp and his plans for the

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Lyle Thompson's Snapchat Takeover

Check out highlights from Lyle Thompson's Snapchat takeover on June 28, 2017, the day he was named the 2017 NLL MVP.

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Lyle Thompson Wins NLL MVP

Lyle Thompson takes a moment to thank everyone who helped him throughout his 2017 MVP season.  

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Lyle Thompson in Spirit Game

Watch the official trailer for documentary "Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation," directed by Peter Spirer and Peter Baxter. Spirit Game chronicles the Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team in the 2015 World

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The Thompson Brothers Show Off Their Hula Hooping Skills

Unfortunately for the Thompson Brothers, being an amazing lacrosse player has no effect on your ability to hula hoop.

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Lyle Thompson Inspires Nike N7 Collection

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Lyle Teaching How to Dodge at Nike N7 TBL Camp

  The dodge is a fundamental skill of lacrosse. Check out Lyle & Miles Thompson putting their skills into action with this behind the back dodge and goal.

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The Thompson Brothers' Partnership with Nike

Nike has teamed up with the Thompson brothers to create a line of lacrosse-specific cleats and gear for players around the world. Lyle Thompson describes the experience and how working with such a

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Ode to Lyle Thompson, Two-Time Tewaaraton Winner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Where to begin? Let's start at the end, of his college career, that is. It occurred almost three Saturday afternoons ago in Denver. Lyle Thompson gave it everything he ha

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Lyle Thompson's Life After Lacrosse

NLL athlete Lyle Thompson isn't close to retirement, but he still thinks about what he might do after his career is over. Lyle talks about his passion for art and how it fits in his life after lacr

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How the Thompson Brothers Came Up With their Logo?

The Thompson brothers have not only excelled in their lacrosse career, but also turned their name into a brand. The Thompson brothers help Nike with gear design and run lacrosse camps for the young

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Lyle Thompson's First Memories Playing Lacrosse

The Thompson brothers have not only excelled in their lacrosse career, but also turned their name into a brand. The Thompson brothers help Nike with gear design and run lacrosse camps for the young

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The Thompson Brothers' Sibling Relationship

Throughout his entire career, Lyle Thompson has had all of his brothers as teammates. Lyle talks about the relationship that he has with his brothers both on the field and off.

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Get A Personalized Tweet From Lacrosse Player Lyle Thompson

For a limited time, Lyle Thompson is offering to do a custom Birthday/Congrats/etc tweet to the Twitter handle of your choice. Surprise your spouse or kids on their birthday, or congratulate them o

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The Meaning Behind the Thompson Brothers' Braid

The Thompson brothers are known on the field for their braids, a cultural symbol of the Onondaga people. Lyle talks about the significance of the braid and how he and his brothers have continued th

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Lyle Thompson's Passion for Art

While Lyle Thompson is an exceptional lacrosse player, he also has a passion off the field. Lyle talked to Like A Pro about his passion for art.

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Professional Lacrosse Player Lyle Thompson's Biggest Challenge

NLL player Lyle Thompson said that his biggest challenge in his sport is confidence. Lyle talks about the difficulty of trusting your ability and letting the rest take care of itself.

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Lyle Features the Thompson Brothers Professional Lacrosse Gear

The Thompson brothers teamed up with Nike to design a line of clothing, gear and cleats specifically for lacrosse players. Lyle Thompson shared with us some of the gear that the brothers created wi

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Lyle Thompson Wins the Tewaaraton Trophy

Lyle Thompson reflects on his time at the University of Albany and winning college lacrosse’s most prestigious award: the Tewaaraton Trophy.

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