|High School:||Woodstock/Georgia Highlands|
• Dean's List, Spring 2017
• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Fall 2016
AT GEORGIA STATE:
Right-handed reliever who joined the program in 2016-17 from Georgia Highlands College.
One of the Panthers' top bullpen arms with a 3-3 record and one save ... Struck out 45 in 37.1 innings ... Made his GSU debut with 2.2 innings of hitless and scoreless relief in Opening Day win over Marshall ... Earned win over Northern Kentucky (3-4-17) with 3.1 innings of scoreless relief, allowing just one hit with four strikeouts ... Picked up a win vs. Troy when he came on in the 10th and pitched three scoreless innings (two hit allowed, three strikeouts) before GSU won it in the 12th ... Earned his first save vs. App State (4-21-17) with 2.1 scoreless innings with five strikeouts ... Pitched 4.1 scoreless innings in two appearances in the ULM series, including three innings (6-7-8) in Sunday's 6-1 series-clinching victory. Gave up just one hit and struck out four .... Earned his third win with two scoreless innings (6-7) at Texas State (5-7-17).
Pitched two seasons for coach Mike Marra at Georgia Highlands ... Posted a 3-2 record with a 3.34 ERA in 2016 ... Allowed 47 hits while striking out 66 in 56.2 innings ... Was 1-1 with 26 strikeouts in 29 innings as a freshman.
Pitcher of the Year at Woodstock High School ... Two-time all-county selection ... Tossed a no-hiter as a junior ... 2014 Southeast Region honorable mention selection and 2013 Underclass All-American (honorable mention) by Perfect Game.
Tanner Evan Thomson was born Aug. 16, 1996 ... Son of Curtis and Donna Thomson ... Majoring in real estate.