2004 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
OUTLOOK -- Enters the fall competing for the starting role goalkeeper ... Captain ... Will be pushed by Armstrong and the freshman keepers ... Has worked on her leadership in the back, footwork and strength ... Ready to compete at her highest level since her serious knee surgery three years ago ... Fitness and strength has come a long way and expect to see great things from her.
2006 -- Played in five matches with two starts ... Allowed just two goals and tallied a 1-0-1 record with a pair of shutouts in both starts ... Goals against average ended up at 0.61 with seven saves ... Earned shutouts in 1-0 win over Mississippi State (10/13) and 0-0 tie against Ole Miss (10/15) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2005 -- 15 matches in between the posts with 14 starts ... Finished with a 4-10 record with two shutouts and 34 saves ... Goals against average ended up at 1.53 ... Earned shutout wins vs. Rhode Island (9/2) and Alabama (9/25) ... Also posted victories against Furman (8/29) and Miami (Fla.) (9/18).
2004 -- Made 13 starts in goal for the Gamecocks and posted a 4-7-2 record ... Tallied first career shutout in 1-0 victory against Iowa State (9/5) ... Also posted a shutout in 1-0 win at Arkansas (10/22) ... Earned wins against Furman and Houston as well as ties vs. Georgia (10/1) and Vanderbilt (10/8) ... Finished the year with 43 saves and a goals against average of 1.66 ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named to Dean's List in fall of 2004 and spring of 2005.
PRE-COLLEGE -- Former GA and ODP Regional team member ... Played in Gwinnett Soccer Assoc. for GSA Phoenix `85; National Champions in 2001 and State Champions in 2002 ... Led Pope to four consecutive state titles ... ESP All-Star selection ... Marietta Daily Journal Player of the Year, voted Most Athletic in high school senior class ... Also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL -- Full name is Lindsay Michelle Thorstenson ... McKissick Scholar ... Majoring in anthropology ... Chose USC over Florida, Furman and Georgia ... Hobbies include reading and playing guitar ... Has one older brother, PJ ... Born on September 28, 1984 ... Parents are Michael and Joanne Thorstenson and Lynne and Cleve Payne.