|High School:||Farragut HS|
In Spring 2013 (Freshman): Thomas made a splash at the ASU Red Wolves Intercollegiate (Mar. 1-2), carding a third-round 66, the lowest score of any Tech golfer since current PGA tour member Scott Stallings in 2006… the score finished tied for second-lowest in the OVC in 2012-13… his two-under, 77+71+66=214 earned him a seventh-place finish out of the 112 golfers in the field… followed that tournament up with a 75+74+69=218 at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 15-16), tying for 30th… helped the Golden Eagles to a surprising third place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship (April 25-27)… named the team's Best Putter and earned a share of the Impact Award with two teammates.
In Fall 2012 (Freshman): Thomas made an instant impact for the Golden Eagles, shooting a team-best 76.3 average in the fall… scored a season-low round of 70 in his first collegiate round at the Mason Rudolph Championship (Sept. 21-23)… tied for 31st at the Skyhawk Classic (Oct. 7-9), carding a 71+73+76=220.
High School: Thomas was a four-year
letterwinner at Knoxville Farragut High School, where he played
golf under former Golden Eagle Jonathan Cox… named as a
three-time selection on the All-Prep Extra Team… was the
2011 Region 2 medalist… helped his team win four consecutive
district and regional championships and the TSSAA
State Championship in 2008 and 2009… also had a solid junior career, winning four tournaments and earning multiple top five finishes… qualified into the Tennessee State Amateur and State Junior championships… was an honors student in throughout his time at KFHS.
Personal: Son of Cary and Libby Thomas… born September 27, 1993… full name is Mitchell Lee Thomas… majoring in the medical technology pre-professional program.