Mitchell Thompson
Mitchell Thompson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
High School: Memphis University School
Event: Jumps

2012-13: First-year member of the track and field team ... will compete in the jumps.

2011: (FOOTBALL) Started all 10 games at free safety during his sophomore season ... totaled 39 tackles, including 23 solo stops ... also had four pass breakups, one interception and one fumble recovery ... tallied a career-high nine tackles in a 42-35 loss to Centre (9/17) ... had seven tackles in a 34-30 win over Randolph-Macon (10/15) ... notched three tackles and intercepted a pass in a 49-42 win over Alma (9/24).

2010: (FOOTBALL) Played in all 11 games as a reserve defensive back and special-teamer ... totaled nine tackles and one pass breakup ... notched a season-best three tackles in a 55-29 win over Guilford (10/2).

High School: Earned two letters with both the football and basketball teams and one letter with the track & field team at the Memphis University School ... helped lead the football team to undefeated seasons and state championships in both his junior and senior seasons ... won the team's Slobberknocker Award as the team's hardest hitter.

Personal: Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and the MDA ... European history major.