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Keegan Thompson
Keegan Thompson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cullman, Ala.

High School:
Cullman

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 208

Position:
RHP/IF

B-T:
R-R

2014 - FRESHMAN YEAR
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)

HIGH SCHOOL

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.

PERSONAL
Keegan Cole Thompson ... Parents are Jerry and Phyllis Thompson ... Has a brother, Chase ... Major: undecided.

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