#4 - Zach Thompson
Johnson City, Tenn.
Science Hill HS
Earned Dean’s List and A-Sun All-Academic Team honors … played in 33 games, while making 22 starts (outfield and second base) … was tied for fourth on the team in walks (14) and ranked fifth in on-base percentage (.380) … posted six multi-hit games and hit safely in six straight games from 4/15-27 … went 1-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs in his first collegiate game against Saint Joseph’s … went 2-for-4 with two doubles vs. LaSalle (4/9) and was a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and run scored at Arizona (4/28) … reached base via three walks versus Mercer (4/22) and had two hits and two runs scored at Radford (5/9) ... hit a team-leading .387 (12-31) in ETSU's last 27 games of the season.
Prior to ETSU
Helped lead the Hilltoppers to a 20-6 record in 2011 under head coach Ryan Edwards...Hit .453 with 8 home runs and 35 RBIs as a senior…Earned Johnson City Press Super 22 First-Team honors following his senior season…Recorded eight triples in 2008 to rank as the seventh most in Tennessee State High School history for a single season…Named to the 2010 All-NET Baseball team after hitting .393 with 8 home runs and 53 RBI…Was named to the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA) All-Region Team following his senior season, while also earning Second-Team All-State honors.
Son of Jeff and Diane Thompson ... born Dec. 5, 1992 ... plans to major in biology.
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