Simpson Player of the Week: Dalton Thacker

Simpson University Sports News


Dalton Thacker has shown strong leadership and court knowledge in his second year on Simpson University men’s basketball team. As a starting point guard and main scorer, the Red Hawks will look to Thacker as they approach the California Pacific Conference Tournament.

Thacker’s accomplishments include Cal Pac Freshman of the Year and First Team All-Cal Pac honors for his outstanding play during the 2012-2013 season. His academic accomplishments include being on the Dean's List. Thacker currently leads his team in assists with 3.13 per game and averages 13.37 points a game.

This past week Thacker knocked down two free throws to tie the game 72-72 with 20 seconds left in Simpson’s 74-72 loss to CSU Maritime. He finished the game with 25 points and three assists. Thacker added 15 points and five assists in the Red Hawks’ 80-71 win against Pacific Union College.


Written by Nichole Jones

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