2000 (Freshman) ? True freshman who appeared in 10 games ... Posted a 1-1 record with a 2.37 ERA in 19 innings pitched ... Had a hit in his only at-bat (March 11).
High School ? First-team all-district shortstop for coach Fred Howard at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas ? Also earned second-team all-district distinction as a sophomore designated hitter ? Three-year letterman.
Personal ? Full name is Paul Meachum Thorp, IV ? Born Sept. 23, 1980 in Dallas, Texas ? Son of Paul and Vicki Thorp ? Also recruited by Texas A&M, Louisiana State and Texas ? Majoring in management.
Thorp?s Career Stats