3 Devin Thomas
3 Devin Thomas
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gainesville, FL
High School: Eastside
Position: C
Bats/Throws: S/R
As a Junior in 2006: Earned First Team All-Ivy honors ... Started all 40 games ... Was fifth on the team with a .324 average ... Tied for second on the team with five home runs and seven stolen bases. Was also second with nine hit-by-pitches ... Went 2-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI and two runs scored in the second game of a doubleheader against URI (4/12) ... Played in the Cape Cod League for the Harwich Mariners over the summer, finishing third on the team with a .263 batting average. As a Sophomore in 2005: Played in 42 games, starting 40 ... Earned an All-Ivy Honorable Mention at catcher ... Hit .247 in 147 at-bats ... His 38 hits ranked fifth on the team ... Third on the team with 36 RBI ... Second on the team with seven stolen bases in eight attempts ... Hit .321 in Ivy League play with 22 hits, 17 runs and 14 RBI ... Recorded a hit in 15 straight games ... Had a game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning against Harvard (4/25). As a Freshman in 2004: Earned Second Team All-Ivy honors as a utility player ... Played in 41 games, starting 40 at a number of positions ... Second on the team in RBI with 35 ... He led the team and was third in the Ivy League with 25 RBI in league play ... Was used in left field, at first base and at catcher ... Had a season-high four hits in six at-bats in the second game of a doubleheader against Columbia (4/3), driving in two runs and scoring two ... Drove in seven runs during a doubleheader against Penn (4/15), going 3-for-9 with two runs scored. Before Brown: A graduate of Eastside High School ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball ... Started every game while at Eastside ... District Championships in 2001 ... Played for North Central Florida Scout Team in the fall of his sophomore and senior years ... Also played for Gainesville Post 16 American Legion team in summer of 2001 ... Won hitting award at Selectfest Showcase at Rutgers in summer of 2002 ... Received the Most Valuable Hitter Award for Eastside as a senior ... Batted .350 during his senior year ... Also played one year of golf while at Eastside ... Four-year member of the Spanish Club ... Member of Chain Reaction Youth Leadership Council, working with the March of Dimes ... Member of the Key Club ... Took part in the International Baccalaureate Program at Eastside. Personal: Devin John Thomas is the son of John and Marguerite Thomas of Gainesville, Fla. ... Has two sisters, Erin and Clare ... Concentrating in Anthropology.