#8 Isaiah Thomas

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Class Sophomore
Height 6'2"
Weight 190 LBS
B/T R/R
Hometown Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
High School The Benjamin School

Student-Athlete Features
Sun Sentinel – Palm Beach 6A-1A baseball player of the year: Isaiah Thomas, Benjamin senior (June 2018)
The Palm Beach Post – Benjamin duo named All-Area small-school baseball co-players of year (June 2018)
VUCommodores.com – Looking Back: I.T. Factor

Head coach Tim Corbin on Thomas: “I.T. continues to grow as a player in our program. He took full advantage of every opportunity that he earned in his freshman year. He had some big hits for us and also played some very good defense. His tools are exceptional, it’s a matter of him getting game experience and opportunities.”

As a Sophomore (2020)
• Season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak
• SEC’s 26th-best 2021 MLB Draft prospect by D1Baseball
• Team leader with four home runs
• Tied for team lead with 13 RBIs
• Second on team with five doubles
• 16 games started in right field
• At least one hit in 12 of 16 games
• Nine-game hit streak to open season
• Two home runs vs. Hawaii (March 1)
• Three-run walk-off homer in 11th inning vs. Hawaii (March 1)

As a Freshman (2019)
• 21 appearances and six starts
• .368 (14-for-38)
• Four multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games
• Career high five RBIs, four hits and two homers vs. Tennessee Tech (April 30)
• .433 (13-for-30), 10 RBIs and eight runs in eight-game span (April 9-30)
• .320 (8-for-25) with runners
• .313 (5-for-16) with two outs
• 2-for-4 with four RBIs and a homer in first start at Middle Tennessee (April 9)

The Thomas File
• Product of The Benjamin School (Fla.)
• 39th-round selection by the Colorado Rockies in 2018 MLB Draft
• Nation’s 26th-best overall outfielder in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game
• 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-America third team
• Palm Beach 6A-1A Player of the Year
• .490 with 34 RBIs, eight home runs, 16 stolen bases as a senior
• Led team to three district titles and two regional championships
• Led team to state semifinal appearance
• Team captain as a senior
• Son of St. Clair and Dianna
• One brother, Kayli
• Second cousin (on father’s side) is five-time NBA champion Tim Duncan
• Medicine, health and society major