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Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Alcolu, S.C.
High School: Laurence Manning Academy



2016: Made 21 appearances, all coming in relief…compiled a 1-0 record with a 5.40 ERA in 21.2 innings pitched…allowing 15 runs (13 earned) on 22 hits with 10 strikeouts against seven walks…a go-to guy in conference play, recording a 3.52 ERA in 7.2 innings pitched over eight outings with a .222 opponent batting average…recorded a 2.53 ERA at home in 10.2 innings pitched over 10 outings with hitters going for a .211 average against him…finished the season with 5.1 scoreless innings over his final four appearances…earned his lone victory against USC Upstate on April 6, tossing a scoreless frame with a pair of strikeouts as PC rallied for the comeback victory…opened the season with his longest outing, going 2.1 innings against Furman on February 21…threw 2.0 innings twice, both in the final two weeks of the season


2015: Made 35 appearances, all in relief, the sixth-most in the country after the regular season … Set a new PC Division I record for appearances ... Led the pitching staff with a 6-1 record and maintained a 3.47 team earned run average, second-best in the bullpen … Picked up two saves against Richmond (3/8) and UNC Asheville (4/11) … Earned wins against Delaware State (2/14), Holy Cross (3/2), USC Upstate (3/24), UNC Asheville (4/12), USC Upstate (4/21) and Charleston Southern (5/14) … Logged 36.1 innings … Threw a season-long four innings against Delaware State (2/14), shutting out the Hornets and striking out four … Fanned four in 1.1 innings against Davidson (3/7) …. Allowed only four earned runs over his first 13 appearances … Posted a 8.67 strikeout per nine inning game ratio and a 2.3 strikeout/walk ratio, fourth-highest on the staff … Made his collegiate debut against Delaware State (2/13), throwing five pitches in a perfect inning of relief.

High School: Compiled a winning career at Laurence Manning Academy in Manning, S.C... Earned All-State and All-Region honors along with North-South laurels and a Most Valuable Player award... In 2013, boasted a 0.25 earned run average, picking up four wins and nine saves in 15 appearances... Struck out 35 batters and issued only eight walks with one earned run as a junior and helped his squad to the semifinals in two straight years.

Personal: Phillip Russell Thompson was born on September 3, 1995 in Manning, S.C.... Son of Phillip R Thompson and Patricia P Thompson... Chose PC for a great education while playing baseball... Cites old head coach as biggest athletic influence ... Major is undeclared.
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