2016 Season (Junior): Named Second Team Preseason All-American Athletic Conference by College Sports Madness ... started 50 games with 54 appearances for the Bearcats ... finished the season with 42 hits, 25 runs and 12 RBIs and a .233 batting average ... recorded two doubles vs. UCF (5/25) in the American Athletic Conference Championship ... was 2-for-4 against Houston (5/15) ... had three hits and scored a career-high three times with an RBI in a 16-4 victory over Memphis (4/23) ... had at least one hit in 12 of 13 games spanning from March 19 through April 8 ... drove in a pair of runs on two hits against Northwestern (3/21) ... scored a career-high three runs with two hits and two RBIs vs. Canisius (3/11) ... recorded a career-high four hits at Kentucky (3/8) with a career-high two doubles.
2015 Season (Sophomore): Appeared in 48 games with 41 starts ... was second on the team with a .274 batting average ... finished the season with 45 hits, 25 RBIs and 17 runs scored ... ended the season by tying a career high with three hits against Memphis at the American Athletic Conference Championship (5/20) ... had three hits and three RBIs at UConn (5/9) ... plated two runs and recorded a stolen base versus Wright State (4/15) ... had three hits with a run and an RBI in a win at Indiana (4/8) ... helped the Bearcats top No. 6 UCF with two hits and two RBIs (4/2) ... had two hits and scored two runs in the conference opener against USF (3/27) ... played the best game of his career against Nevada (3/19) setting career high marks with three runs, three hits and three RBIs while hitting his first-career triple and homerun ... recorded his first multi-hit game of the season with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored against Toledo (3/15).
2014 Season (Freshman): Made 10 appearances with eight starts for Cincinnati ... collected five hits, six runs and three RBIs on the season ...had one hit and scored two runs in a win over Wright State (4/8) in the first game of the Joe Nuxhall Classic ... was hit by a pitch and walked against Temple (4/5) to finish with two runs and an RBI ... had two hits, two runs and an RBI in his first-career start against Temple (4/4) ... made his collegiate debut against Akron (3/15).
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Mason High School ... named Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year (2013) ... earned GMC All-League first team honors his senior year ... named All-Ohio first team his senior year ... named GMC All-League second team (2012) ... three-time league champion (2013, 2012, 2010) ... district champion (2013) ... finished his career with a .456 batting average, 53 runs scored, 43 RBIs and 18 stolen bases ... also a three-year ice hockey letterwinner.
Personal: Full name is Robert Joseph Thompson ... son of Rich and Mary Beth Thompson ... has two sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah ... father Rich played baseball at the University of New Hampshire.