2015 ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM (NCBWA, Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, ABCA, D1Baseball, Perf. Game)
2015 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
2015 ACC BASEBALL SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
2015 ACC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
2015 NCAA CORAL GABLES REGIONAL MVP
2015 ALL-ATLANTIC DIVISION FIRST TEAM (ABCA/Rawlings)
2015 DICK HOWSER TROPHY FINALIST
2015 USA BASEBALL GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD SEMIFINALIST
2013 FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM (Perfect Game)
2013 LOUISVILLE REGIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Delivered one of best individual seasons in Miami baseball history and was one of just three players nationwide to earn unanimous All-America first-team honors…Named to All-ACC first team at third base…Selected in fourth round of 2015 MLB Draft by New York Mets (No. 119 overall)…One of just three players to start all 67 games…Led nation with 90 RBI, becoming just second Hurricane ever to reach 90 RBI in one season…Led team and ACC with 19 home runs…Also ranked first on team in slugging percentage (.640), doubles (18) and total bases (162)…three of 19 home runs were grand slams, while 22 multi-RBI games led team…Was named ACC Player of the Week on back-to-back occasions (March 16, March 23) and three times across season…Totaled six hits and six RBI in team’s sweep of Rutgers (Feb. 13-15), including four-RBI performance in series finale…Team-best 20-game hitting streak lasted from March 1 to April 3…Had four-hit, six-RBI game in blowout win at FGCU (March 10)…Batted .533 with seven home runs and 25 RBI over seven-game stretch from March 10-20…Had back-to-back multi-home run games vs. Army (March 17) and at Wake Forest (March 20)…Totaled five RBI vs. Golden Knights and seven RBI vs. Demon Deacons in those games…Went 1-for-4 with three RBI and home run in win over Florida State (April 26)…Recorded nine RBI in team’s sweep of NYIT with two home runs…Registered one of best individual game performances in Miami history against Georgia Tech (May 15), recording three home runs and nine RBI…Named ACC Player of the Week on May 17 for dominant series vs. Yellow Jackets (May 14-16)…Had one hit in each of team’s three games at ACC Baseball Championship (May 20-23)…Named 2015 Coral Gables Regional MVP after totaling six hits, five runs and five RBI…Had two RBI in College World Series opener vs. Florida (June 13) and recorded final RBI of season in CWS finale vs. Gators (June 17).
Started 30 contests and batted .278 with six doubles and 15 RBI…Missed 32 games in middle of season due to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, which required surgery…Batted .600 (6-for-10) with four runs scored in series with Georgia Tech (March 14-15)…Made return to lineup in North Carolina series (May 16-17) and finished with four hits and three runs scored…Delivered go-ahead RBI double in NCAA Coral Gables Regional contest against Texas Tech (June 1).
Saw action in 52 games including 51 starts…Recognized with second-team Freshman All-America honors by Perfect Game…Opened season at first base, switched to third base midseason…Led team in several offensive categories, including home runs (six, first), runs batted in (46, first), total bases (84, first) and multi-RBI games (14)…Ranked second in batting average (.286), doubles (14) and multi-hit games (17)…Reached base in each of final 28 games…Went 1-for-3 with two RBI in debut against Rutgers (Feb. 16)… Hit career-first home run in 5-4 win at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 20)…Delivered game-winning RBI single in ninth inning of team’s 3-2 win at Florida (March 1)…Connected on first home run at home in 5-0 win over UCF (March 6)…Delivered career highs of three runs and five RBI in 11-7 win over Georgia Tech (May 17)…Went 6-for-20 (.300) in six postseason starts, including one double, three runs, and four RBI.
Four year letterman in baseball and footballl (2009-12)… Three year letterman in basketball (2009-11)… Was the first three time Miami Herald athlete of the year… All-Dade County (2009-12)… State homerun career leader for a single season (19) and career (55)… Under Armour All-American… Semper Fi All-American…
Son of Ed and Jenn Thompson… Has an older brother, Matt… Has an older sister, Abby… Sister-in-law is Laura… Major is sports administration…