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Luke Hanson

INF
Position
6'3''
Height
200 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
R/R
B/T
Williamsburg, Va.
Hometown
Lafayette
High School
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SUMMER 2023: Played 13 games for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters of the Northwoods League from June 29 through July 14 … was 8-for-35 (.229) with a double and two RBI at the plate.

2023
• Appeared in 26 games as a true freshman and made seven starts, all at second base. UVA went 6-1 in his seven starts.
• At the plate was 16-for-45 (.356) with three doubles and nine RBI.
• As a pinch-hitter collected five hits and 11 at bats (.455), second-most pinch hits on the team.
• Doubled in his first collegiate at bat in the season opener against Navy. Had a hit in seven of his first 13 collegiate at bats.
• Had a hit in each of his first four collegiate games.
• Put forth three multi-hit efforts (Longwood – 2/21; William & Mary – 3/7 & James Madison – 5/3)
• After a pinch-hit RBI single on March 26 against Florida State, made a stellar defensive play at shortstop, one of his 25 assists on the season.

SUMMER 2022: Played 31 games for the Auburn DoubleDays of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League … batted .290 (27-for-93) with five doubles, a triple, a home run and 12 RBI … tied for second on the team in doubles and third on the team with 20 runs scored … DoubleDays were one of seven teams in the league to make the playoffs … Hanson went 2-for-4 and drove in the team’s only run in one-game playoff against Utica.

LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL
• Played baseball and football at Lafayette, serving as a two-year captain in each sport
• Won the 2019 VHSL Class 4 State Championship in baseball and the 2020 VHSL Class 3 State Championship in football
• Named the 2020-21 757 Male Athlete of the Year
• Was 25-5 as Lafayette’s starting QB (2019-2021)
• Recipient of the 2021-22 Gordy Tutman Award (Lafayette’s award for most outstanding student-athlete of the year)
• No. 4 shortstop and the No. 14 player overall in the Commonwealth of Virginia according to Perfect Game.

PERSONAL
• Born in Williamsburg, Va.
• Son of Dane and Heidi Hanson
• Oldest of four children, has three siblings – Dru, Jake, Leigh
• Father Dane was a left-handed pitcher at Army
• Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences at UVA