The Knights will play a doubleheader Thursday and then a single game on either Friday or Saturday.
-Appeared in 14 games with in first season on campus
-Pitched two innings vs. Oklahoma with no runs allowed and one strikeout
-In 2.2 innings vs. Michigan (3/5), Thompson allowed just three hits and threw two strikeouts
Prior to UCF -A three-year letterman as a pitcher and utility fielder for head coach Justin Houston at Berkeley Prep in Tampa -Also played quarterback and offensive lineman early in high-school career -In junior campaign, was named to the all-county team as a pitcher with a 5-1 record in 51 1/3 innings, 1.09 ERA, 60 strikeouts and an opponent batting average of .159 -Helped lead Berkeley Prep to the 4A District Championship and to the regional final -Was unable to compete in senior season due to injury
Personal -Born in Tampa, Fla. -Son of Jeff and Bobbi Thompson -Has a sister, Nicole -Major is undecided