44 Will Thompson
44 Will Thompson
Height: 6-6
Weight: 240
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Graceville, Fla.
Position: LHP
Bats/Throws: L/L
Previous School: Auburn University

AS A JUNIOR-TRANSFER IN 2016: Led Augusta with 64 strikeouts and 15 games started … Sat down 15 batters on looking strikeouts … His 80.1 innings pitched were the second most for Jags and his six wins tied for the second most … Thompson tagged as PBC Pitcher of the Week Feb. 2 after his first start in Augusta where he pitched a shutout and allowed four hits and one walk while striking out six … Went 6-4 and made 15 starts overall … Held batters to a .260 batting average.

AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY: Attended Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., in 2015 … Pitched under Tom Holladay.

AT TALLAHASSEE CC: Played at Tallahassee Community College for coach Mike McLeod ... Redshirted the 2013 season ... Pitched in nine games in 2014 ... finished the year with a 1-2 record and 4.42 ERA ... In 18.1 innings of work, he struck out 20 ... named all-academic by the Panhandle Conference in both 2013 and 2014.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Holmes County High School in Bonifay, Fla. ... As a senior posted an 11-0 record with 0.84 ERA ... Struck out 132 batters in 65 innings pitched ... Combined record of 33-5 for his high school career ... Owns school record for wins (33) and strikeouts (344) ... Led team to state championship game his senior year ... 2012 Florida Honorable Mention by Perfect Game ... 2011 Underclass Honorable Mention All-America by Perfect Game

PERSONAL: Born in Dothan, Ala., on Dec. 27, 1993 … Son to Stacey and Carrie Thompson and brother to Crystal Fitzgerald … Plans on majoring in health sciences.