RICHARDSON, TX – McMurry senior first baseman Matt Thompson (Southlake, TX / Carroll HS) went 8-for-10 with two home runs, a double and six RBIs to fuel a three-game series sweep over East Texas Baptist. Thompson, who hit both of his homers in a 5-0 win in the opener, also scored seven runs and walked three times. He had at least two hits and one RBI in each game.
In addition to being named ASC Player of the Week, Thompson was also named to the NCAA Division III National Team of the Week for his performance. You can see the entire team of the week here.
Thompson played for the Xenia Scouts in 2011 where he was fourth on the team with a .291 batting average and finished second on the team in both homeruns (2) and RBI (25).