Second Team All-ACC selection
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
First Team Baseball America Freshman All-American
VaSID All-State Baseball First Team selection and VaSID Baseball Rookie of the Year
Ranked third in the ACC in innings pitched per outing (6.27)
34th nationally in total wins (10)
Won 10 games in his freshman campaign, becoming one of only four Cavaliers all-time to win at least 10 games in a season
Tossed first complete game shutout of his career matching a career-high eight strikeouts in a 6-0 win over Virginia Tech (5/19)
Struck out eight batters in eight innings in win against Gardner-Webb (2/25)
Had eight strikeouts in eight innings in win at Duke (4/8)
Appeared in 16 games for the Cavaliers and lasted at least six innings or more 10 times
Tossed seven strong innings with six strikeouts in 8-0 shutout at Maryland (4/29)
First collegiate win came at Coastal Carolina (2/12) one-hitting the Chanticleers through five innings in an 8-3 win
Threw 100.1 innings which ranks sixth all-time in a season
Opponents hit .225 against him, while right-handed hitters hit just .181
Three-year letterwinner at Tunstall High School for coach Barry Shelton
Named First Team all-state as a junior and a senior
Scholar Athlete as sophomore, junior and senior
Team Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior
Rated as the No. 225 prospect by Baseball America/Perfect Game and No. 16 ranked prospect in Virginia by Impact Baseball
Helped Tunstall to the state championship title as a junior and senior
Three-time First Team All-Piedmont selection
Compiled a 25-3 record with 177 innings pitched, 278 strikeouts and a 1.27 ERA in first three seasons with Tunstall
Full name is Jacob Floyd Thompson
Parents are Floyd and Karen Thompson
Born on Nov. 19, 1986
Has a younger brother, Justin
Thompson's Career Pitching Statistics
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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