Dalton Thacker

Number: 20
Position: Point Guard
Class: Freshman
Height: 6’2”
Major: Communication
Hometown: Longview, WA
Previous School: Mark Morris High School

High School: Thacker is joining the Red Hawks from Longview, Wash., where he played at Sequim High School and Mark Morris High School. His athletic honors include being named First Team All-Conference twice. He was 10th all-time at Mark Morris in assists in a single season and led his team to a fourth-place finish in state his junior year. His senior season, he led the team in points per game, assists, steals and rebounds. As the team captain, he led his team to a third-place finish in state.

Personal: Dalton is the son of Matt and Carol Thacker. His hobbies include being outdoors, hiking, camping, swimming, watching movies, and spending time with his family and friends. His career goal is to become a college basketball coach.

Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson because me dad is the coach and because I love Redding, the campus, the Christian atmosphere and the school in general."