On Friday, January 22, Moore County High School Student Dustin Thomas took the next step to make his college plans official and further his athletic career. Surrounded
by his team and family, he signed a letter of intent for Bryan College where he plans to be a second baseman and pitcher for their top-notch baseball team. He will major
in Physical Education, and he hopes to become a teacher and coach.
“I am very excited to join the program at Bryan.” Thomas said. “Currently, they are
ranked number three in the American Athletic Conference. Playing the game I love at the next level has always been a dream of mine from an early age. It truly is a blessing to have this chance, and I am very grateful for it. I am glad I can now focus on my last season at Moore County and meet the goals we have set for this season as a team. I would like to thank all my Coaches at Moore County: Josh Deal, Jonah Deal, Randy Morey, Corey Mullins, and James Sparkman. I would like to thank my parents and
family for all the support they have shown me over my years of playing travel ball.”
In response to Thomas, Head Coach Randy Morey stated that Thomas’s success “not only comes from hard work but also comes from having a high baseball IQ combined with his excellent intangibles that are needed to succeed in this amazing sport. He is a reliable, responsible, and positive teammate who is all about the WE, not ME!”
Thomas’s dedication, determination, and positive attitude have allowed him to make a name for himself both on and off the field. He received the Rookie of the Year award during his freshman year at MCHS and then received the Golden Glove award during his sophomore year. In his spare time, Thomas is heavily involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 4H, and Future Farmers of America; additionally, he is a member of the Junior Angus Association.
Bryan College is excited to receive their promising new recruit and to be a part of his journey. The baseball coach at Bryan stated that Thomas has “exceptional hands on the infield and will compete at 2b. The sky will be the limit for Dustin once he gets in the program here at Bryan.”
We wish Thomas the best of luck and congratulate his family for this momentous occasion.