Oct. 30, 2008

Sport: Soccer
Year: Junior
Hometown: Spring, TX
Major: Civil Engineering
Favorite Professor: Dr. Robert Nowack, Civil Engineering
Favorite Class: Physics
Athletic Highlights: Thornton came off the bench to score two goals in Clemson's 3-2 upset win over seventh-ranked North Carolina. His second score was the game-winning goal for the Tigers with 1:32 left in the second overtime period. Thornton was named to Soccer America's National Team of the Week for his efforts in the contest.