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Luke Waddell
Luke  Waddell
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Loveland, Ohio

High School:
Loveland

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 171

Position:
INF


05/19/2018

Jackets Fall on Senior Day to No. 10 Duke

Georgia Tech baseball recognized its six seniors on Senior Day

04/29/2018

Deacons Spoil Sweep, Defeat Tech 6-3 on Sunday

Georgia Tech baseball dropped Sunday's series finale, but still took the series 2-1 over the Demon Deacons over the weekend

04/27/2018

Curry Throws Complete-Game Shutout over Wake Forest

Georgia Tech baseball's Xzavion Curry struck out 12 batters in a complete-game, two-hit shutout win on Friday night versus Wake Forest

04/18/2018

Jackets Swarm Owls in 17-7 Win

Georgia Tech baseball scored a season-high 17 runs in the win over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night

04/13/2018

Ninth-Inning Grand Slam Propels Jackets to Road Win

Georgia Tech baseball scored six runs over the final two innings of play to pick up the come-from-behind win over Pitt on Friday night

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 the chance to play in the ACC ... Intends to major in business administration.


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