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25 Jacob Thompson
Jacob  Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Danville, Va.

High School:
Tunstall

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 190

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R


2006
• 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

Prep
• 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

Personal
• 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

Year ERA G-GS W-L SV CG-SO IP H R ER BB K HB WP
2006 2.60 16-16 10-4 0 1-1 100.1 82 36 29 29 77 8 3

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