UND Roster

2020-21 Men's Lacrosse Roster

#88 Kyle Thornton

Defense


Class Grad Student
Height 6-1
Weight 165
Hometown Garden City, NY
High School Chaminade
Bio

2020 (at Penn)

  • Started five games
  • All 2020 Ivy League spring sports were canceled on Wednesday, March, 11 due to a nationwide outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19
  • Scored his first career goal against Penn State (2/29)

2019 (at Penn)

  • Honorable mention All-Ivy
  • Started all 16 games on defense
  • Finished with 24 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers

2018 (at Penn)

  • Played in all 15 games on defense, starting six (including five of the last six)
  • Led the team with 16 caused turnovers
  • Sixth on the team with 20 ground balls
  • Had three CT and two GB in Ivy win at Princeton (3/17)
  • Recorded two CT and a GB in Penn’s 10-9 win over No. 1 Duke, the program’s first-ever win over a team ranked at the top of the USILA poll (2/24)

2017 (at Penn)

  • Appeared in five games during his freshman season and started all five of those contests on defense
  • Recorded 10 ground balls and caused six turnovers
  • Notched two ground balls in his first collegiate start vs. Brown (4/8)
  • Collected a season-high four ground balls vs. Virginia (4/29) in the ACC Showcase game

PREP & PERSONAL

  • Won a 2015 league championship with a 13-4 record
  • Was a 2016 All-Long Island and all-league selection
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Son of Kathleen and Timothy Thornton
  • Father played soccer at Amherst
  • Brother, Shane, played lacrosse at Yale and another brother, Tim, played lacrosse at Amherst