Strong right-handed hurler with good command who will work out of the Aztec bullpen again in 2014 ... Played for the Kitsap Bluejackets in the West Coast League during summer 2013 ... Named to the honorable mention all-WCL team after making 12 relief appearances with one save and a 1.05 earned run average ... Had 26 strikeouts and six walks in 25.2 innings ... Played 2012 summer ball for San Gabriel Valley Arsenal ... Member of the Arsenal team that advanced to the quarterfinals for the World Wood Bat Association World (WWBA) Championships in October 2011 ... Named to the Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason California Region All High School Senior Team prior to his final season of prep baseball in 2012
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
Made one start and had one relief appearance as a freshman ... Start came on Feb. 24 vs. Oregon State when he allowed five runs on five hits and took the loss ... Relief stint came against Seton Hall on March 2 as he tossed one inning and gave up three runs on four hits ... Also had season-high two strikeouts in that contest.
Earned four letters as a varsity baseball player at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, Calif. ... Was coached there by Randy Thompson ... Earned first-team all-Mission League and all-CIF honors as a senior ... Also named the Mission League Pitcher of the Year ... Compiled a record of 9-3 with a 1.44 earned run average ... Named to the Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Team ... Second-team MaxPreps California all-state selection ... Was named a Perfect Game USA Honorable Mention Preseason HS Underclassmen All American in both 2010 and 2011.
Cody J. Thompson was born June 29, 1994, in Northridge, Calif. ... Son of Rob and Allise Thompson ... Was also recruited by Long Island University ... Favorite athlete is Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw ... Plans for a career as a sports trainer ... Interested in marine biology ... A kinesiology major at San Diego State.