South Carolina National Guard Band to Perform National Anthem
Carolina Day at the State House held today
Team receive National Championship and Southeastern Conference Championship rings
Team fresh off last weekend's Garnet & Black World Series
2011 South Carolina Baseball Banquet
2011 - Captain ... College World Series All-Tournament Team ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... 63 games played, hit .316 (73-for-231) with 32 runs scored, 10 doubles, three triples, four homers and 43 RBI ... 2-for-4 with a RBI in 5-2 win over Florida as Gamecocks clinched national championship at College World Series (6/28) ... Two-run double in 3-2 win over Virginia at College World Series (6/24) ... 3-for-4 with a RBI double in 7-1 win over Virginia at College World Series (6/21) ... 1-for-3 with a sac fly RBI in 8-2 win over Connecticut in NCAA Super Regional (6/12) ... 3-for-4 in the 6-5 win over Arkansas (5/14) ... 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI in 11-1 win over Charleston Southern (5/11) ... 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and two RBI in 7-6 loss at Ole Miss (5/8) ... 3-for-5 with a RBI in 9-3 win at Wofford (5/4) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI in 7-3 win over Auburn (5/1) ... A pair of hits and a RBI in 10-2 win vs. Auburn (4/30) ... Three-run triple, three hits and four RBI in 13-4 win at Mississippi State (4/24) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 8-2 win at Mississippi State (4/22) ... 2-for-3 with two runs scored in 8-3 win at College of Charleston (4/19) ... 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI and a home run in 6-4 loss to Vanderbilt (4/16) ... Career-high four hits in 2-0 loss at The Citadel (4/12) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI in 18-2 win over USC Upstate (4/5) ... 3-for-5 with two RBI including game-winning single in 4-3 win over Kentucky in 10 innings (4/2) ... 1-for-4 with two RBI in 9-2 win at Florida (3/25) ... 1-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI in 17-8 win over Rhode Island (3/23) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored, a homer and three RBI in 24-4 win over College of Charleston (3/22) ... 2-for-4 with a solo home run in 4-2 loss to Georgia (3/18) ... Two-run homer in 6-3 win over Clemson (3/4) ... 3-for-4 day at the plate with two RBI, two doubles and two runs scored in 10-6 win over Southern Illinois (2/25) ... 2-for-8 in Santa Clara series with a team-high five walks as well as three runs scored ... 1-for-3 with a RBI and two runs scored in 12-5 win over Santa Clara (2/18).
2010 - Named to 2010 CWS All-Tournament Team ... Key pinch-hit single in 2-1 win over UCLA in national championship series victory at College World Series (6/29) ... 1-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored in 7-1 win over UCLA in national championship series at College World Series (6/28) ... 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in 5-1 win over Clemson at College World Series (6/25) ... Game-winning RBI single in bottom of the 12th inning in 3-2 win over Oklahoma at the College World Series (6/24) ... Named to NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... 2-for-5 with three runs scored in 9-4 win over The Citadel in NCAA Regional (6/5) ... Solo home run in 3-1 loss to Auburn at SEC Tournament (5/27) ... 3-for-3 in 5-2 loss to Florida (5/21) ... Key two-run homer in 5-0 win at Arkansas (5/15) ... 2-for-5 with a double, two runs in 10-2 in over Charleston Southern (5/12) ... 3-for-3 with a pinch-hit three-run homer, career-high four runs scored and tied career-high with four RBI in 20-15 win over Alabama (5/2) ... Walk off two-run homer in bottom of 11th inning in 9-7 win over Alabama (4/30) ... 3-for-4 with a double, homer, RBI and two runs scored in 9-5 win over Ole Miss (4/17) ... 2-for-5 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in 8-7 loss to Mississippi State (4/3) ... 3-for-4 with a pair of homers, three runs scored and four RBI in 10-2 win over Mississippi State (4/2) ... Career-high three hits and career-high four RBI including game-winning three-run double and a homer in 8-5 win at Georgia Southern (3/23) ... 2-for-3 with a double, run scored and a RBI in 4-0 win over Tennessee (3/21) ... 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in 10-7 win over Brown (3/13) ... 2-for-3 with a triple and three runs scored in 7-3 win over Valparaiso (3/10) ... Two-run double in 12-4 win over Valparaiso (3/9) ... 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in 15-0 win over Presbyterian (3/3) ... 2-for-3 with a double in 5-3 win over Duquesne (2/21).
2009 - Pinch-hit RBI double in 8-6 loss to East Carolina at NCAA Regional (5/31) ... First home run and first RBI as a Gamecock in 4-1 loss vs. LSU at SEC Tournament (5/22) ... 1-for-4 with a run scored in 6-4 win over Charleston Southern (3/4) ... Appeared in all three games of Duquesne series ... Registered first start and first career hit as a Gamecock in 8-4 win over the Dukes (2/22).
COLLEGE - Played two seasons for Florida State ... As a sophomore, appeared in 21 games in the 2007 season ... Hit .294 (5-for-17) with three doubles, two runs scored and three RBI ... Participated in nine games in 2006 season and tallied seven at-bats with one walk.
HIGH SCHOOL - Earned all-region and all-conference honors in 2005 for T.L Hanna HS ... Hit .370 his senior year with four homers ... Also hit .397 with two homers as a junior ... Played on 2003 AAU National Championship team with the Diamond Travelers ... Also played on 18-U Carolina Spirit AAU squad.
PERSONAL - Born June 26, 1987. Parents are Louis and Gail Thomas.