The University of North Alabama Lions Softball Camps
Lindsey Thompson enters her third season as assistant softball coach for North Alabama. The former UNA standout returned to the program after serving the previous two years as an assistant at Itawamba Community College in Mississippi.
Thompson, a two-year letterman for the Lions in 2002 and 2003, earned her bachelor’s degree in fitness management. She played catcher for head coach Jeremy Reece and was a two-time All-Gulf South Conference selection.
In 2001, she earned NJCAA All-American, NJCAA All-Region and Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-State honors as a member of the Northeast Mississippi Community College softball program.
Thompson was a member of the 1999 State Championship team at Mooreville High School. She was selected as a member of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal All-Area team and participated in the Mississippi All-Star game.
In 2016-17, Thompson was on the ICC coaching staff as the team posted consecutive 39-win seasons to set a single-season record for victories. In 2016, the Indians finished 39-10 and ranked No. 10 in the final NJCAA poll. The following season, ICC went 39-14-1 and finished the season ranked No. 6, its highest mark in program history.
After returning to UNA, she worked with the Lions pitching staff while Megan Garst earned consecutive conference Pitcher of the Year honors. She was named Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the Year in 2018 and followed with the same honor for the ASUN Conference the following season as the Lions transitioned to NCAA Division I status.