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Keegan Thompson
Keegan  Thompson

RS Junior

Cullman, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 209





06-02-17 Baseball vs UCF - NCAA Regional

06-02-17 Baseball vs UCF NCAA Regional - Tallahassee, Fla.


05-23-17 Baseball vs Ole Miss - SEC

05-23-17 Baseball vs Ole Miss SEC Tournament , Hoover Ala.


05-18-17 Baseball vs Ole Miss

05-18-17 Baseball vs Ole Miss


5-4-14 Mississippi State vs Auburn Baseball

5-4-14 Mississippi State vs Auburn Baseball Anthony Hall


5-3-14 Mississippi State vs Auburn Baseball: Game 2

5-3-14 Mississippi State vs Auburn Baseball: Game 2

Posted a 7-4 record with a 2.41 ERA in 15 starts … his ERA ranked sixth in the SEC … tossed a career-high 93.1 innings and struck out 75 batters … named to Golden Spikes Watch List for second time (2015) … opened 2017 with 23.2 consecutive scoreless innings, a new Auburn record ... surpassed program’s modern record of 21.0 set by Joe Beckwith in 1976 ... pitched 6.0 innings and scattered four hits to pick up a win on Opening Day (2/17) ... his 6.0 IP in the opener were the most for an Auburn pitcher on Opening Day since Derek Varnadore completed 7.0 in 2012 ... struck out six with 19 straight retired and 8.0 IP in win over Holy Cross (2/24) ... named SEC Pitcher of the Week after allowing only one hit over 7.0 innings vs. Lipscomb (3/3) ... tossed 7.1 innings and allowed two earned runs in no decision vs. Presbyterian (3/10) ... improved to 4-0 with 6.1 strong innings in SEC opener vs. Florida (3/17) ... allowed one run with five strikeouts in a 6.0-inning no decision at Tennessee (4/14) ... struck out seven with no walks in 6.0 innings vs. No. 16 Arkansas (4/21) ... allowed two earned runs as he tied a season-high with 8.0 innings pitched vs. Alabama (5/6) ... threw 6.0+ innings of no-hit baseball vs. Ole Miss and tied a season-high with eight strikeouts before being pulled following a 1-hour, 13-minute weather delay (5/18) … earned the win after tossing 8.0 innings and allowing two runs with a season-high nine strikeouts in a NCAA Regional win vs. UCF (6/2) … 10 of his 15 starts on the season were quality outings … was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the third round (pick No. 105) of the 2017 MLB Draft and became the highest Auburn pitcher taken in the draft since Steve Register in 2004 (pick No. 80).


Redshirted the season due to injury

Appeared in 12 games on the mound with 11 starts … Started three games at designated hitter and one at first base … Second on the team with seven wins adding a 3.10 ERA … Had a 7-3 record with one save … Third on the team in innings pitched logging 69.2 innings with 62 strikeouts … Led the team with two complete games on the mound … Held opponents to a .235 batting average … Named to Golden Spikes Watch List … Named SEC Pitcher of the Week on April 13 for his complete game effort on the road against No. 1 LSU … Picked up his first win of the season against Binghamton (2/13) lasting four innings with five strikeouts … Pitched seven innings with nine strikeouts in a win against Georgia Tech (2/24) … Had a season high 12 strikeouts in 7.1 innings in a win against Alabama (3/3) in the Capitol City Classic … Had a triple and an RBI in two at-bats against UAB (3-17) … Had eight strikeouts against Vanderbilt (3/20) in 6.2 innings … Lasted all nine innings in a win against Arkansas (4/4) with nine strikeouts … Added a second consecutive complete game in a road win against LSU (4/11) with three strikeouts … Picked up his lone save against Mercer in the Regionals with 2.1 innings pitched and two strikeouts

Named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America and Perfect Game ... First Auburn freshman to earn multiple freshman All-America honors since 2008 ... Named the SEC All-Freshman team ... Pitched in 14 games with 12 starts ... Struck out 73 batters in 89.2 innings pitched ... Hit .244 with 13 RBI and four extra base hits in 37 games ... Held opponents to a .192 batting average against ... Made 33 total starts including 28 at first base and four as designated hitter ... Led the Auburn starting rotation with an earned run average of 2.01 ... Posted a record of 5-3 with two complete games ... Went the distance against both Presbyterian and Texas A&M, earning the win both times ... Struck out a season-high 10 in win over Aggies ... Recorded his first career save with five strike outs in two innings of work against Alabama on April 11 ... Posted a record of 2-3 with a 2.87 ERA in SEC games ... Struck out 52 batters in 59 innings of work ... Struck out nine over 5.2 innings on two hits with no earned runs in collegiate debut against UConn on Feb. 16 ... Pitched first one-hitter for Auburn in 12 years in third career start vs. Presbyterian (3/1) ... Had a streak of 20.0 scoreless innings over three games (Presbyterian, Mercer, Texas A&M) ... Pitched two complete games in first five career starts ... Retired 26 of 27 batters across a 2-game stretch (last 5 inn. vs. Texas A&M, 1st 4 innings at Tennessee) ... Saddled with no-decision as bullpen couldn't hold lead as he went 8.0 innings against South Carolina (4/19)

Played for Cullman High School under coach Brent Patterson ... Summer team was Alabama Seminoles with coach Jerry Hendricks ... Gatorade Alabama State Player of the Year in 2011 and 2013 ... Named a high school All-American in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Won two gold medals with USA Baseball with their 16U and 18U teams ... No. 2 overall player in Alabama and No. 1 pitcher according to Perfect Game ... Ranked the No. 63 overall prospect and No. 18 pitcher in the nation ... 2013 Rawlings First-Team All-American ... Southeast Region First Team ... 2012 Perfect Game Underclass First-Team All-American ... Rated the No. 14 overall prospect for the 2016 MLB Draft by Perfect Game.

Keegan Cole Thompson ... Parents are Jerry and Phyllis Thompson ... Has a brother, Chase ... Studying in University College.

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