Freshman Season (2005-06)
Had a stellar first season and made an immediate impact for the Blazers ... competed in 10 of the 11 tournaments on the season ... led team with a career-best sixth-place finish at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate ... finished tied for 22nd with a career-best 218 (69-72-77) at the Conference USA Championships ... the first-round 69 was also a career-low mark ... finished the season with four rounds at or under par, and a 75-81 per round stroke average.
First Indiana-native to sign with UAB's golf program ... rated one of the top players in the state of Indiana ... played in the U.S. Junior Championships ... finished second in the AJGA tournament in Michigan ... U.S. Open local qualifyer ... honor roll student.
Full name is Josh Thompson ... born Sept. 13, 1986 ... son of David & Laura Thompson ... majoring in physical education ... has one brother.