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Mets Prospect David Thompson Looks to Stay on the Field

Injuries become the bane of existence for any professional athlete. Progress is hindered and opportunities for future promise becomes lost and forgotten. Previous roles become muttered in confusion despite frantic efforts to return after elongated rehab. Frustration mounts as labels are bestowed upon, in some cases prematurely and potentially devastating for future employment. Potential...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Six from Florida State Make All-ACC Academic Team

Monday June 29, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: 2015 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC BASEBALL TEAM ANNOUNCED Miami’s David Thompson Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year David Thompson of Miami leads the sport’s All-ACC Academic Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. One of five finalists...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

David Thompson propels Miami to victory against Florida International

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- David Thompson, the NCAA leader in RBIs, drove in three more runs and Miami beat Florida International 6-2 in the first round of the Coral Gables Regional on Friday night. The host Hurricanes (45-14) scored six runs in the first two innings against Andres Nunez (6-6) to seize control of the first matchup between the cross-town rivals since 2008. Miami took...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Comeback kid David Thompson starring for UM, named Dick Howswer semifinalist

Consider his comeback complete. His sophomore season was sidetracked because of a medical condition, but as a junior, David Thompson has been one of the best hitters in college baseball. That was further confirmed Friday when Thompson, the ACC’s leader in homers and RBIs, was one of 35 players chosen as semifinalists for the Dick Howser Award. David Thompson has returned strong...
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May 15, 2015

Unstoppable David Thompson Pushes the Canes To Victory Once Again

By Austin Sapin Winston-Salem, NC — Let’s just say it right now, David Thompson is the hottest hitter in the country. With another monster two home run, seven RBI performance, Thompson led the No. 17 Miami Hurricanes to a 15-2 victory at Wake Forest. Jim Morris’s club has won seven straight and it’s no coincidence that the Canes third basemen has had one of the most unbelievable...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Thompson’s Hot Streak Continues In 9-1 Miami Win

By Austin Sapin David Thompson had a fantastic last week as he was named ACC Player of the Week.  After his performance on Tuesday, this week might be even better. With two home runs including a grand slam, Thompson led Miami (16-6) to their sixth straight victory in a 9-1 win over Army. Coming into the game hitting .524 in his last five games, the Canes third basemen almost one...
Via CaneInsider
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Offense Comes Back To Life in 15-4 Thrashing of FGCU

By Austin Sapin After a heartbreaking loss to Louisville on Sunday, it was clear Miami would take no prisoners in their matchup with FGCU. Behind David Thompson’s six RBI and Danny Briggi’s four scoreless innings out of the bullpen, the No. 19 Hurricanes stormed to a 15-4 win over their in-state rival FGCU. In one of his best games as a Cane, Thompson came to the plate in his...
Via CaneInsider
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami baseball beats Texas Tech 2-1 in 10 innings

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- David Thompson had an RBI double with one out in the top of the 10th inning and Miami beat Texas Tech 2-1 Monday to avoid elimination in the Coral Gables regionals. Hurricanes closer Bryan Garcia (7-4) pitched the final three innings for the win in a game suspended due to rain in the eighth inning Sunday night. Miami (43-18) and Texas Tech (42-19) will...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Walk-Off Passed Ball Gives Miami 1-0 Win In NCAA Tournament Opener

By Austin Sapin As the ball flew to the back stop and David Thompson scored the game-winning run, the crowd of 1,843 and the Miami baseball team could finally exhale after an excruciating 1-0 NCAA Tournament win against Bethune-Cookman. “It was awesome. It’s just a blessing to be back out on the field. You know I didn’t play that well today but I found a way to get on base...
Via CaneInsider
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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