Fresno State: (2004),(2003) Sidelined with ankle injury. (2002) Started two of the eight games he played ... hit a double in his first career at-bat against Cal Poly (Feb. 12) ... was 1-for-2 against Cal (April 16). (2001) Redshirted.
Encinal High School: Three-year letterwinner ... batted .377 his junior season and .483 his senior year ... named first-team all-league as a senior ... Willie Stargell Classic All-Tournament Team selection his senior season ... helped team win the Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League both two years ... played on the Northern California All-Star Team as a senior.
Personal: William Charles Thomas was born March 13, 1982, in Oakland, Calif. ... son of Carolyn and William ... has two younger siblings, Raymond and Alycia ... favorite athlete is Ken Griffey, Jr., for his talent and ability ... greatest athletic thrill was hitting a double in his first collegiate at-bat.