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      Blake Thomas
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Milledgeville, Ga.

Last College:
Gordon College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

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2012 - JUNIOR
• Earned a win in his Tennessee debut, firing two shutout innings in a 6-4 victory over UMass on March 2.

2012 - JUNIOR
• Redshirted in his first year at Tennessee after suffering a knee injury early in the season.
• Pitched in 11 games for the Hamilton Joes in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, striking out 25 in 21.1 innings.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
• Spent the last two seasons at Gordon College where he was coached by Travis McClanahan.
• As a sophomore in 2011, helped the Highlanders to a 32-22 record and second-place finish in the regular season.
• Posted a 1-3 record on the mound with a 7.40 ERA in 20.2 innings and had 21 strikeouts.
• Went 4-4 on the mound as a freshman with a 5.04 ERA and 51 punchouts in 55.1 innings as the Highlanders went on to a 41-23 record and a Region XVII championship.
• Was named to the 2010 Region XVII All-Tournament team.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Graduated from John Milledge Academy in Milledgeville, Ga., where he was coached by Gary Sanders.
• Was named the 2009 Baldwin County Player of the Year and earned the 2009 Golden Arm Award, 2009 Rawlings All American and Southeast Region All-High School Senior Honorable Mention, 2008 Best Hitter, all-region (2007-2009) and all-state (2009) honors and was tabbed a 2009 Under Armour Preseason All-American.
• Led the Trojans to their third straight Region 4-AAA Championship as a senior in 2009, hitting .494 with 38 RBIs and nine home runs and pitching his way to a 7-1 record with a 1.85 ERA and 120 strikeouts.
• Also lettered in football, basketball and track.

PERSONAL
• Full name is Rickey Blake Thomas
• Born on June 8, 1990, in Macon, Ga.
• Son of Brad and Debbie Thomas
• Enjoys hunting, fishing, and swimming
• Participated in Eagle Scouts
• Plans to major in sociology
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