Player Spotlight: Scott Thomasson

This week’s player spotlight is on a player that is new to the Tiger’s team this season. Scott Thomasson (5’10”- 245 lbs) is a 22 year old junior at Auburn University studying Information Systems Management. He is from Birmingham, Alabama and was born on June 28, 1989. He has 18 years of experience playing hockey in Birmingham, AL starting when he was 4 years old. He plays on defense for the Auburn Tigers.

His favorite hockey team is the Pittsburgh Penguins which was founded in 1967 as one of the first expansion teams from the NHL league’s original expansion from six to twelve teams. They have won 3 Stanley Cups in the franchises’ history.

When Scott is not playing hockey, he enjoys listening to music, hanging out with his friends, and riding motorcycles.

Do you have any particular goals for the season? To not get into any fights and get less penalties.

What influenced your decision to come to Auburn? My whole family has gone to Auburn so it was just a natural choice.