9 - C.J. Thompson
C.J. Thompson
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
High School: Nease
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Three-year letterwinner … expected to patrol left field for the Generals.

2011: Lettered as a junior after seeing action in 25 games (19 starts) … named to the All-ODAC Second Team after hitting .299 with three doubles, two triples and a home run … also scored 13 runs and drove in 13 … posted two hits in three at-bats with a walk and three runs driven in in a 17-6 win over Emory & Henry (2/27) … was a combined 6-for-10 with two doubles, two triples, three runs scored and two RBIs in a doubleheader split with Randolph-Macon (4/2) … slugged a pinch-hit, solo home run in a 4-2 win over Eastern Mennonite (2/29).

2010:  Lettered during his sophomore season … appeared in 32 games with 30 starts in the outfield … posted a .272 batting average … scored 15 runs and registered seven doubles, one triple and 18 RBIs … went 2-for-5 with a run, a double and three RBIs in an 11-10 loss at Oglethorpe (2/22) … was 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and a double in an 18-6 win over Emory & Henry (3/24) … had two hits in four at-bats with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored in a 17-3 win over Southern Virginia (3/30).

2009: Lettered during his debut season … appeared in 35 games and was in the starting lineup on 24 occasions … posted a .278 batting average with eight doubles … scored 10 runs and had 14 RBI … also stole three bases … went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a stolen base in a 5-4 loss to Shenandoah (4/1) … had one hit in three at-bats and drove in a pair of runs in a 4-1 win over Lynchburg (4/23).

High School: Lettered for the football and baseball teams at Nease … helped lead the football team to three district and regional titles and one state championship … served as a captain for the football team during his senior season … high school quarterback was Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow.

Off the field: Played football at W&L as a first-year … father, Bill, played football and participated in track & field at Carthage College ... business administration major.