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Luke Waddell
Luke  Waddell
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Loveland, Ohio

High School:
Loveland

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 171

Position:
INF


11/17/2017

White Team Takes Game 3 for the Series Win

Georgia Tech baseball wrapped up its 2017 White vs. Gold World Series with the White Team winning on Friday to take the 2-1 series win

Before Tech: A three-sport athlete at Loveland High School ... Was a four-year letterwinner and a two-time team captain in baseball under head coach Ken Reed ... Rated as the No. 3 shortstop and the No. 11 overall prospect in the state of Ohio for the class of 2017 by Perfect Game ... Also ranked as high as No. 141 nationally overall at the shortstop position by PG ... A 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention all-American ... Also a 2017 central region honorable mention selection by PG ... A two-time Perfect Game underclassmen high honorable mention all-American (2015, 2016) ... A two-time All-Ohio all-state selection and a two-time all-district honoree ... Named the 2017 Eastern Cincinnati Conference (ECC) Baseball Athlete of the Year his senior season ... Also a four-time ECC first-team all-conference selection on the baseball diamond ... Played in the 2017 East vs. West All-Star game ... Holds the school record in career games played, hits and doubles ... Helped lead his Loveland High School team to a 21-6 overall record and a 13-3 conference record in 2016 as a junior ... Also lettered in football and basketball at Loveland High School ... Led his football team to the state championship title, district title and ECC conference title in 2013 ... Holds the Loveland High School football records in career rushing yards, receiving yards, touchdowns and points scored ... Also holds the football school records with the most rushing yards and touchdowns in a single season ... Tabbed a MaxPreps second team freshman all-American in 2013 on the football field ... Also a four-time first-team all-conference selection in football ... A member of the Midland Redskins summer team for three seasons ... A member of the National Honor Society and the high honor roll.

Personal: Full name is Luke Thomas Waddell ... Born July 13, 1998 in Loveland, Ohio ... Son of Eric and Lisa Waddell ... Has an older brother named Reid ... Also lived in Memphis, Tenn. ... Enjoys playing ping pong ... Chose Tech because of the coaching staff, the great academics and a chance to play in the ACC ... Intends to major in business administration.