Michael Lucas

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Michael Lucas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, Pa.

High School:
Trinity

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 212

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
07/18/1985

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


2007...made 15 starts on the mound and came out of the bullpen on one other occasion...named to the A-10 All-Championship team after tossing a complete game four-hit shutout in XU's first tournament game against Rhode Island (5/24) throwing 9.0 innings and striking out four...closed out the season allowing just two earned runs over his final 24.0 innings pitched with 14 strikeouts...picked up his first win of the season at Saint Louis (4/1) tossing 7.2 innings and allowing three runs (two earned) with four strikeouts...had a season-high eight strikeouts against La Salle (5/13) and picked up his third win of the season...received six no-decisions on the year...finished tops on the team with 96.1 innings pitched, 63 strikeouts and three runners picked off...enters 2008 in sixth place for career innings pitched (259.0)...tied for second on the team for wins with four and was sixth with a 4.48 ERA

2006...started in 15 of his 17 appearances on the mound...picked up his first collegiate save at Davidson (3/1) as he threw the final two innings in perfect fashion, allowing only two hits while striking out two...finished the season strong picking up wins in his final two starts at La Salle (5/12) and at Saint Joseph's (5/19) allowing only four earned in 11.0 innings pitched with 12 strikeouts including a career-high eight against the Explorers...tallied a season-high 8.0 innings three times on the season...finished sixth on the team with a 4.79 ERA and ranked second on the team with 71 strikeouts and 92.0 innings pitched


2005...made 18 appearances on the mound with 13 starts...recorded first collegiate strikeout in his first collegiate start at Lipscomb (2/19)...picked up his first collegiate win against Saint Xavier (3/6) after throwing seven innings of two-hit baseball, allowing one earned run and notched a career-high eight strikeouts in his home debut...was second on the team with 48 strikeouts and third with 70.2 innings pitched...earned his third victory of the season and A-10 Rookie of the Week honors after tossing a complete game three-hitter in Xavier's 2-1 victory over UMass (3/26)...had eight games with at least three strikeouts

High School...named as a top prospect in the state of Pennsylvania according to Collegiate Baseball...lettered all four years for Trinity High School...played for head coach Bill Hughes

Personal...a fine arts major...born on July 18, 1985 in Washington, Pa...parents are Andrew and Sharon Lucas...has two siblings, Matt, who played baseball at Xavier and Marissa

CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched9.0 Three Times; last at Rhode Island (May 24, 2007)
Strikeouts8 Twice; vs. LaSalle (May 13, 2007)
Earned Runs8 Twice; Most Recent at Saint Bonaventure (April 30, 2006)
Walks6 at Winthrop (February 26, 2006)

CAREER STATISTICS
YearERAWLAPPGSCGSHOCBOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHRBFB/AvgWPHBPSFASHA
20055.09491813201070.283564021482025324.29281144
20064.79281715100192.0103594935712025425.28181526
20074.48461615320096.1995248286319410421.26981564
TOTAL4.91102453456211269.230017714787191629221223.28225431316