Luke

Mattson

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#28

Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orange, CA
High School: Orange Lutheran HS
Other College: Golden West College/Nevada
Major: Communication
Experience: Junior College

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2019
Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Preseason Newcomer to Watch ... Drew start in UC San Diego debut in home opener vs. Concordia Irvine (2/3), going three-plus innings with two runs allowed on six hits and a walk, with four strikeouts in no-decision.

AT GOLDEN WEST
Spent 2017-18 academic year at Golden West College in Huntington Beach ... Went 3-3 with 3.41 ERA, two saves and 65 strikeouts (9.24 per nine) against 24 walks over 12 appearances, 10 of them starts, and 63.1 innings pitched for Rustlers ... Allowed 54 hits, two of them home runs, and 28 runs, 24 of them earned ... Season-high 10 strikeouts over 7.0 innings (4 H, 1 R, 0 ER) in 5-1 win vs. Chaffey (3/29) ... First of three outings of season-long 7.0 frames came in 6-4 victory vs. Glendale (2/24), with six strikeouts against zero walks (7 H, 1 R, 1 ER) ... Fired 5.0 one-hit, shutout innings (4 BB, 4 K) in 3-1 win vs. Bakersfield (2/17), taking no decision ... Came out of bullpen in first two appearances, notching pair of saves (3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K) ... Click here for full stats.

AT NEVADA
Spent first year out of high school in 2016-17 at University of Nevada in Reno, Nev.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Orange Lutheran High School ... All-Trinity League First Team as a senior after earning honorable mention as a junior ... Went 5-2 with 1.14 ERA (12 R, 5 ER), 1.076 WHIP (22 H), three starts, three saves, 30.2 innings pitched, 23 strikeouts and 11 walks as a senior ... Went 6-5 with 2.79 ERA (20 R, 19 ER), 1.427 WHIP (43 H), 11 starts, 47.2 innings, 38 strikeouts and 25 walks as a junior ... 2016 Male Lancer Award winner.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 24 in Laguna Hills ... Parents are Tim and Janette Mattson ... Has an older brother named Spencer and a younger sister named Rebecca ... Communication major at Sixth College ... Career goal is to play professional baseball ... Most memorable baseball moment is pitching at Angel Stadium ... Enjoys camping, hiking and going to beach ... Roots for Los Angeles Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Rams and Lakers ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Top movie is Happy Gilmore ... Listens to Imagine Dragons ... Loves pizza.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2019

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Highlights vs. Concordia