I didn't really have the same experience most of most of my teammates did, but the school fit the things I liked and I knew I wanted to play, and it worked out." Thompson knew she wanted to come play college soccer in America, but remembers she wasn't quite sure how to go about making it happen.
Although Thompson saw a slow start to the 2016 season, she made an immediate impact as she scored the game-winner in her debut against Delaware and helped spark the Seawolves' turnaround."Getting a new coach was really exciting for me," Wiggins said."I thought it was a cool opportunity and I just really wanted to be a part of it.A year earlier, Wiggins carried a similar mindset as she missed her third season with a torn ACL.
She was completely sidelined for the year and although it is a relatively common experience, it's a taxing weight nonetheless."I didn't expect to get much playing time, I only thought I would be in for about 20 minutes," Thompson said of her first game.