33 - JT Thompson Position: Forward
Class: Freshman
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 224 lbs.
High School: Hope Christian Academy
Hometown: Monroe, N.C.
photo Strong, powerful player who will play at both forward positions this season ... Relentless runner and rebounder ... Will use his quickness and strength to compete ... Winning player with a high level of competitiveness for someone his age ... Never signed a letter of intent with the Hokies, but joined the program during the summer following his high school graduation.

High School: Lettered as a senior for coach Sean Wismer at Hope Christian ... Two-year letterwinner at Forest Hills H.S. for John Tyson ... Averaged 15 points per game at Hope Christian as a senior ... Averaged 15 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks as a sophomore at Forest Hills and 17 points and nine rebounds as a junior.

Personal: Jeremy Kadeem Thompson ... Born Jan. 7, 1989, in Monroe, N.C. ... Son of Mary Robinson ... Youngest of three children.

Year G GS MP FGM-Att Pct. 3PTM-Att Pct. FTM-Att Pct. Reb. Avg. A TO Blk ST TP Avg.
2007-08 34 5 627 74-135 .548 0-1 .000 43-67 .642 138 4.1 15 29 17 21 191 5.6