Crystal Thompson | #20 | 1B
Hometown: Bonifay, Fla.
Previous School: Gulf Coast CC (Holmes County HS)
Major: Physical Education
2012: Named to the 2012 Gulf South Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll … Started 52 games including 48 at first base … Tied for first on the team in home runs (4) … Ranked third on the team in RBI (32) … Batted .312 in 55 appearances … Connected on four hits against Christian Brothers (4/6/12).
2011: GSC All-Academic Team... GSC Honor Roll... Started all 43 games as a junior, batting .281… Tied for the team lead with three home runs and drove in a team-best 40 RBI… Added nine doubles and her first career triple… Homered on opening day, a three-run shot against Saint Leo on February 11… Also homered on February 25 against Lynn and April 8 against Delta State… Had a huge day on April 3 against Lambuth, with three hits, four RBI, a double and a triple.
2010: GSC Honor Roll... GSC Top Newcomers team honoree... Was a .319 hitter during 39 starts in 52 appearances... Tallied 44 total hits including eight doubles, six homeruns, and 37 RBI... Collected first UWF hit in win over PBA (2/13)... Hit a double to drive in two runs in win over Saint Leo (2/14)... Was 4-for-7 with four RBI across two games against Saint Leo and Florida Tech (2/19-20)... Went perfect 2-for-2, blasting her first UWF homerun against West Georgia (3/14)... Tallied game-high four RBI off of two doubles in a 2-for-3 outing against Huntington (3/16)... Launched two homerun in a single inning as a part of a 2-for-3, two run, three RBI outing against William Jewell (3/18)... Tallied six RBI on three hits in series sweep of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (3/22)... Went 2-for-3 with a double and a homerun against No. 4 Valdosta State (3/27)... Was 3-for-5 with five RBI and two homeruns in a single game for the second time during the season in win over North Alabama (4/03)... Tallied 11 total multiple-RBI games... Also pitched in one game and tossed a five-inning shutout, earning the win vs. Miles (2/27).
Gulf Coast CC: All-Conference Second Team... Helped team to District Championship and State Runner Up... Batted .275... Earned the Foundation Scholarship.
High School: Lettered all four years as a pitcher and infielder... Twice earned All-State Third Team accolades... Was an All-Big Bend Second Team selection for three years... Named to the Holmes Creek Athletic All-Conference Team... Participated in Pepsi All-State Classic... A member of the East West All-Star Team... Earned the Varsity Athletic Award... Hit over .400 all four years of high school... Graduated sixth in her class... Won the Julie McFatter Award... Was a Medallion Bright Futures scholar... Earned the Student Athlete award, and Principal's Leadership award.
Personal: Daughter of Carrie and Stacey Thompson... Has a brother, Will... Has participated in Relay for Life and Trunk or Treat... Majoring in Physical Education.