15 - Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson
Born: 02/09/1984
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Villa Park
Position: INF

As a Junior in 2005: Started 50 of the 52 games in which he appeared ... led the team in doubles (20), runs batted in (38), and total bases (90) ... second on the team in home runs (6), runs scored (32), and at-bats (199) ... ranked thrid on the team with a .452 slugging pct. ... batted .539 (7-for-13) in a three-game series against Utah from February 4-6, with three doubles, four RBIs and four runs scored ... homered in each game of a doubleheader at San Diego State on February 13 ... went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs against San Jose State on March 5 ... hit a grand slam at Stanford on April 5 ... put together a 14-game hitting streak from April 10-May 6 ... batted .489 (22-for-45) in that stretch with three home runs, 11 doubles, 17 RBIs, and 14 runs scored ... went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs against Portland on May 21

As a Sophomore in 2004: Started all 51 games in which he appeared, seeing time at both second and third base... Second-Team All-West Coast Conference selection as a utility player... hit .321 on the season, good for fourth on the team... ranked third on the team in both multiple hit games (18) and multiple RBI games (7)... second on the team with 16 doubles... led the Broncos after being hit by a pitch 11 times.... went 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored on March 7 against San Jose State... set a season-high with four hits, including two doubles and a home run, on March 22 at Pepperdine... went 3-for-5 with three runs driven in against San Francisco on March 28... hit three doubles in four at-bats in April 2 contest against Portland... tied season-high hit mark on May 2 at Gonzaga... went 4-for-5 with a home run, four RBI, and two runs scored against the Bulldogs.

As a Freshman in 2003: Made 53 starts in 55 games in his inaugural season as a Bronco... recorded 53 hits in 208 at-bats, including 10 doubles, two triples and six homeruns... was second on the team in RBIs with 35... went 6-for-12 in the three game series at Portland that included a home run, two doubles and nine RBI... had three hits in a game on four separate occasions... posted a career-high five RBI that included a pair of two-run doubles in the same inning during the Broncos' 18-0 win at Portland... tied the game against LMU on April 27 with a two-run home run, helping the Broncos to a three-game sweep of the Lions.

High School Information: Graduated from Villa Park High School in Villa Park, Calif. in 2002... played baseball for Coach Tereschuk... was also a member of the varsity basketball team... led team to the CIF Championship with a 24-7 record... was ranked the eighth best third baseman in the country by Team One Baseball... was ranked as the 179th best prospect overall in the country by Team One Baseball... batted .420 with four home runs and 26 RBI during junior year... batted .380 with six home runs and 34 RBI during senior year... posted a 4-2 record with a 2.00 ERA in 50 innings of work on the mound in 2002... was named the team MVP during his junior and senior seasons... was a member of the Spanish Club... ran three summer camps... was named a Dinstinguished Scholar and a Scholar-Athlete while at Villa Park... played summer ball for the Colton Nighthawks... led team to a 25-1 record, winning the USABF World Championship, Super Series World Championship and the Prescott Invitational.

Personal Data: Born February 9, 1984 in Covina, Calif... parents are Rick and Dorris Thompson... has one brother named Charles and two sisters named Jennifer and Melanie... majoring in communication... hobbies include playing golf and basketball, fishing and hiking.

 

Thompson's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2003 .255 55/53 208 28 53 10/2/6 35 10/34 0/1
2004 .321 51/51 184 39 59 16/0/3 33 14/24 0/2
2005 .261 52/50 199 32 52 20/0/6 38 13/30 1/2
Career .278 158/154 591 99 164 46/2/15 106 37/88 1/5