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36   Jake Thompson
Jake Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Wilson

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


Long Beach State (2009): Led the Dirtbag pitching staff with 14 starts ... Worked mainly as the Saturday starter for Long Beach State ... Showed great control with 42 strikeouts to just 13 walks ... Posted a 4-7 record with a 5.61 ERA ... Picked up a no decision in his first start against USC, throwing 7.0 shutout innings, giving up three hits and striking out five (2/21) ... Threw 8.0 innings of one-hit ball vs. UNLV with two strikeouts and no walks (3/28) ... One out short of a complete game vs UC Riverside, going 8.2 innings while giving up one unearned run in his second win of the season (4/4) ... Earned a third win with 7.0 innings at Pacific scattering nine hits (4/26) ... Won a second consecutive game vs. UC Davis, allowing two runs over 7.2 innings while striking out five with no walks (5/2).

(2008): Started 13 games as a true freshman ... Posted a 4.95 ERA with 42 strikeouts ... Took a tough loss in his first game, allowing two hits over six innings to Rice in a 3-1 loss (2/24) ... Had his best start of the year against Wichita State ... Pitched seven innings, giving up two runs and striking out a career-high eight batters while walking none (3/2) ... Started three straight games without a decision after that start ... Picked up his second win against Cal State Northridge, going 6.1 innings, striking out five and giving up one run (4/20).

High School: Skipped his senior season at Wilson HS to join LBSU a year early as he turned 18 years old in August, 2007 ... Passed his GED to finish his high school requirements prior to enrolling at LBSU ... Practiced but did not play with Wilson HS as a junior ... As a sophomore at Mayfair HS he went 6-1 with a 1.33 ERA and then played Team USA's Tournament of Stars and Junior Olympic programs and was in the Area Code Games at Blair Field ... Honor roll student.

Personal: Son of Diane Munoz... Has one sister, Morgan, a soccer player at Mayfair HS and another brother, Zach, in elementary school ... Major is communications.

Career Highs:
Innings Pitched - 8.2, vs. UC Riverside (4/4/09)
Strikeouts - 8, vs. Wichita State (3/2/08)
Walks - 4, vs. UCLA (3/22/08)

Career Statistics
Year App GS W-L ERA IP H R ER BB SO
2008 13 13 2-5 4.95 67.1 90 41 37 21 42
2009 14 14 4-7 5.61 85.0 103 56 53 13 42
Totals 27 27 4-7 5.32 152.1 193 97 90 34 84
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