SPRING 2014 (FRESHMAN) Member of practice squad, did not compete in any events.
FALL 2013 (FRESHMAN) Member of practice squad, did not compete in any events.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year golf letterwinner for head coach Kirk Riggs at Geneva High School in Boerne, Texas ... Helped team to two state titles in TAPPS 2A ... Two-time individual state champion ... Four-time All-State honoree ... Helped basketball team win state championships in 2011 and 2013 ... Three-time All-State basketball selection ... Earned 2012 All-State track honors ... All-District baseball honoree in 2013 ... National Honor Society member ... Salutatorian of graduating class.
PERSONAL Full name is John Nick Thornton ... Born July 26, 1995, in San Antonio, Texas ... Son of Robert and Joanne Thornton ... Grandfather, Johnny Thornton, played golf at Baylor in 1954 and 1955 and won a Southwest Conference Championship ... Majoring in business/finance.