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by: COURTESY OF JOHN HOLLORAN - Scot Thompson, Oregon Episcopal School girls soccer coaches, watches as the Aardvarks' Regina Logan takes a throw-in and OES' Harper Hayes backs up the play during the 2013 state championship match.Feb. 11, 1981

Scot Thompson

(age 33)

The former Portland Timbers defender was born on this day in New York City.

Thompson, who grew up in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., was a Timbers player from 2004-11, after his stellar career at UCLA.

Thompson is now the girls soccer coach at Oregon Episcopal School and BSC Portland Executive and Technical Director.