The asterisk next to 2020 and 2021 season bios indicate the NCAA’s decision to grant an extra year of eligibility for student-athletes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; the student-athlete’s year of eligibility did not “advance” from 2020 to 2021 due to this NCAA ruling.
*True Freshman (2020): Played in 11 games, making seven starts for the Hurricanes in shortened 2020 college baseball season…Saw action in right field and at catcher…Had six hits, a double and a home run in 32 at-bats…Scored seven runs and posted three RBI…Had two multi-hit games and one multi-RBI performance…Made Miami debut and scored three runs in sweep-clinching win over Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Hit a two-run double in first career start, a win over Kent State (Feb. 19)…Went 2-for-5 with first career homer in win over USF (Feb. 26)…Had a hit and a run scored in sweep-clinching win over Towson (Mar. 1)…Went 2-for-4 and recorded first career stolen base at FAU (Mar. 4).
High School: Four-year varsity starter, playing three seasons at Cantwell Sacred Heart Of Mary High School and his senior year at Orange Lutheran High School…Was a two-time team captain and earned three first-team all-league honors…Helped teams to four league titles and Orange Lutheran to a NHSI championship in 2019.
Personal: Parents are Jim and Teri Thomas…Has one brother, Zach, who plays baseball at Dixie State University…Intends to major in business.