Hometown: Longview, WA
Previous School: Mark Morris High School
College: Thacker is entering his second year playing for the Red Hawks. He earned 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.
High School: Thacker played basketball at Sequim High School and Mark Morris High School (MMHS). He also played football. His athletic honors include being named First Team All-Conference twice and MMHS MVP. He was third all-time at MMHS in assists and led his team to a fourth-place finish in state. In 2010, he was a High School Academic All-American.
Personal: Dalton is the son of Matthew and Carol Thacker. His hobbies include Jesus, family, friends, sports, the outdoors,and movies. His career goal is to attend law school and become a lawyer.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson because my dad was the coach and I wanted to play at a four-year university with a Christian atmosphere."