AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
CCAA Spring All-Academic ... Made 19 appearances, all in relief ... Posted a 2-0 record and 4.40 ERA, with 21 strikeouts against nine walks over 28.2 innings ... Best outing came in opener at NCAA Championship in Grand Prairie, twirling 3.0 no-hit innings with just a walk against him and season-high five strikeouts vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (5/28) ... Also tossed season-long 3.0 frames at Cal State Dominguez Hills (4/20).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
CCAA All-Academic ... Made 14 appearances, with five starts ... Posted a 3-2 record and 3.18 ERA ... Did not allow a home run over 39.2 innings, with opponents batting .237 ... Handled all 11 defensive chances cleanly ... First five stints were all starting assignments, including college debut in doubleheader nightcap vs. Cal State San Bernardino (2/13), when he went 5.0 innings with just one run off of one single, three walks and a hit-by-pitch against him, striking out a season-best five, for first career win ... Season-long 5.2 frames in very next outing vs. Concordia (2/20), picking up another winning decision (5 H, 2 R, BB, 3 SO) ... Earned win in each of first three starts, adding a third at Cal State San Bernardino (2/27) in shortened nightcap (4.1 IP, R) ... Did not allow a run in four of nine relief appearances.
Pitched in Kenai, Alaska, for the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League (ABL) during the 2017 summer ... Went 3-1 with 2.59 ERA and 28 strikeouts (28 H, 15 BB) over eight appearances, six of them starts, and 31.1 innings ... Final outing came in summer finale, a 2-1 playoff loss, tossing 4.0 shutout frames in relief (ND, 3 H, BB, HBP) ... Teammates with Brent Bell for the Portland (Ore.) Pickles of the Great West League (GWL) in their inaugural season during the 2016 summer, under former University of Oregon standout J.J. Altobelli ... Tossed five-hit (five singles), complete-game shutout with franchise-record 11 strikeouts and three walks in 9-0 win vs. Lodi Crushers (8/9) to close out summer ... 11th strikeout ended contest (recap/box score).
A 2015 graduate of Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills ... All-Sierra Foothill League (SFL) First Team ... 2015 Perfect Game Preseason California Region All-High School Senior honorable mention ... Helped the Trojans to SFL title ... All-Metro honorable mention.
Born June 9 in Sacramento ... Parents are Jeff and Kathi Lucke ... Has an older brother, Brian ... A Human Biology major at Sixth College ... Would like to attend medical school and become a doctor after graduating from UCSD ... Hobbies include playing video games ... A fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Giants ... Favorite athlete is Joe Montana ... Most memorable moment in baseball is winning the Palomino 19U World Series ... Enjoys music by Kid Cudi and Dr. Dre ... Favorite food is pizza ... Parents are his greatest influences.
CAREER PITCHING HIGHS (current through 2017 season)
Innings Pitched: 5.2, 2/20/16 vs. Concordia-2
Hits: 5, 4 times (last 4/20/17 at Cal State Dominguez Hills)
Runs: 4, 4/28/17 at Cal State LA
Earned Runs: 4, 4/28/17 at Cal State LA
Walks: 4, 3/3/16 at Cal State LA
Strikeouts: 5, 2 times (last 5/28/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS (current through 2017 season)
2016: 1.000 (4-7-0)
2017: 1.000 (1-8-0)
TOTALS: 1.000 (5-15-0)