Newman Smith HS
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6-1 / 205
2001 (Sophomore) Honorable mention on coaches' All-Big 12 team ... Emerged as a secondary closer and reliable set-up man ... Led the team with 28 appearances, second in school history for appearances and a school record for relief appearances in a season
Compiled a 3-1 record with a 4.19 ERA ... Also recorded four saves, second on the team and tied for ninth in program history ... First win came against Oklahoma (March 18), after he allowed one hit in 3.1 innings of relief.
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
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.
Thorps Career Stats