Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas


Washington, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230





2005...played 24 games in the field and started 11 of them while adding six appearances on the mound...threw 7.2 innings on the season and ended with five strikeouts...had a season-high three total bases in his best game of the season against Eastern Kentucky on Apr. 19...finished that game 2-for-3 with a double...was 1-for-2 with a double and RBI against UMass on Mar. 27...recorded his only other multiple hit game on Mar. 22 against Bowling Green as he went 2-for-4 with one run scored...recorded a strikeout in four of his six appearances on the mound

2004...started 33 games and four on the mound while throwing 19 innings in six appearances...was sixth on the team with a .316 slugging percentage and tied for second with three home runs...went 2-for-4 with two solo-home runs, 2 RBIs and two runs scored against Louisville on Apr. 21...led the team in putouts with 205 while only committing four errors on the season

2003...played in 36 games, starting 26 primarily at first base during his freshman season...made his collegiate debut in the season opener at East Tennessee State on Feb. 16...had his first career hit and run scored at Austin Peay on Mar. 7...belted his first collegiate home run the next day against Butler as part of a two-run, two-RBI day...had a three-run blast against Akron on Mar. 12 while collecting four RBIs against the Zips...went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs against Cincinnati on Apr. 29

High School...played varsity baseball for three years...missed entire junior year due to injury...played for coach Bill Hughes at Trinity...chosen as a member of the Pennsylvania 2001 Pre-season All State team...participated in the Team One Baseball Showcase...invited to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Professional Showcase in Harrisburg, Pa...also invited to the Major League Scouting Bureau Workout in Philipsburg, Pa.

Personal...a computer science major...born on July 22, 1983 in Downers Grove, Ill...parents are Andrew and Sharon Lucas...has two siblings, Michael, who is a sophomore on the XU baseball team, and Marissa