Made 14 relief appearances and tossed 12.2 innings … posted a 1-0 record with a 6.39 ERA … made his collegiate debut in the season opener vs. George Washington (2/17) and tossed a perfect frame with a strikeout … struck out a season-high two batters vs. Troy (4/25) … went 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA in four relief appearances during SEC play … earned the win after tossing 2.1 innings in the second game of a double-header at Mississippi State (4/29) … pitched 1.1 scoreless innings with a strikeout vs. Ole Miss (5/20) … allowed just two earned runs in his final 10 appearances and 10.2 innings of the season.
Played at Cartersville High School for coach Stuart Chester … named team MVP and most valuable pitcher following senior season … First team Class 4A All-State honoree … pre-season All-State pick … posted a 14-8 record with 2.13 ERA and 154 strikeouts in his high school career … Region 7-AAAA and Daily-Tribune News Player of the Year in 2015 … 2.44 ERA with 76 strikeouts in 63 innings pitched as a junior … 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention All-American … Southeast All-Region pick … two-time Underclass honorable mention … No. 338 nationally by Perfect Game … No. 42 left-handed pitcher in the country … Ranked No. 39 in Georgia … No. 6 southpaw in state … No. 248 true freshman newcomer in the country according to Perfect Game
Son of Tim and Teresah Thompson … has one sister, Hattie Thompson … studying in the college of business