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JACKSON LUECK

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Jackson Lueck

(Updated July 2018)
position
Outfielder
height
6'1"
weight
185
year
Junior
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Orangewood Christian

ACCOLADES:

  • 2018 MLB Draft: 8th Round (242), Kansas City Royals
  • 2016, 2017 & 2018 ACC Championship Team
  • 2018 All-ACC Third Team
  • 2018 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • ACC Player of the Week – March 26, 2018
  • Fall 2017 Dean’s List
  • 2017 ACC Championship MVP
  • 2016 All-Regional Team

JUNIOR (2018):

Hit .245 (56-for-229) with eight doubles and a team- and career-high 15 home runs…knocked in 45 RBI and scored 49 runs while drawing 38 walks…became the third player in Atlantic Coast Conference history to earn All-ACC Tournament honors in three consecutive seasons (Brian Kowitz, Clemson, 1988-90; Tony Richie, FSU, 2001-03)…hit a game-tying home run against Clemson in the ACC Tournament semifinals and scored the winning run in the ninth inning en route to FSU’s second consecutive ACC Championship…Lueck hit a home run in 15 different games…earned his first career ACC Player of the Week honor in mid-March, hitting 7-for-19 with 10 RBI and three home runs…started the final 43 games of the season and 148 total in his career…drafted in the eighth round of the MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals and signed with the team in mid-June.

SOPHOMORE (2017):

His 2017 campaign featured him starting in the outfield for 54 games…led the team for a second-straight season with a .318 batting average…ended the season with 41 runs, 54 RBI, 11 doubles, and nine home runs…leads all returning players with 16 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games…harbored the longest hitting streak of the season with 13 games…tied a career-high five RBI in a game against Samford on February 26…came around to score on J.C. Flowers’ walk-off single against Jacksonville on March 21 after falling into a 7-0 hole in the first inning, allowing FSU to win 10-9…drove in the winning run of the April 4 game against FGCU with a walk-off double, giving FSU a 7-6 victory…earned his first two outfield assists on the season at Louisville on May 19, in which Florida State won 8-2…picked up his first multi-home run game in the ACC Tournament opener, including a twelfth inning walk-off bomb that gave the Seminoles a 5-3 win…named as the ACC Championship MVP after going 7-for-16 with seven RBI, two home runs, and three runs scored, helping FSU win its seventh ACC Championship…delivered four straight RBI singles, including a walk-off winner in the ninth, giving the Seminoles a victory in the first game of super regionals against Sam Houston State on June 10…named to the NCBWA Preseason third team, his first preseason recognition…missed a total of 13 games in the 2017 season with various injuries…named to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team and ended the summer with a .714 on-base percentage.

FRESHMAN (2016):

Started 34 games in his first collegiate season, while appearing in 47 games…batted a team-high .379 and .494 on base percentage while garnering 50 hits in 132 at-bats…tied with John Sansone for the second-highest slugging percentage on the team of .576…hit his first college career home run on April 12 against the No. 2 Florida Gators… on April 23 Lueck singled in the 12th inning to drive Quincy Nieporte home in walk-off fashion against Notre Dame…on May 21 Lueck belted a walk-off home run, one of his four homers on the season, in the second game of a doubleheader against third-ranked Miami for his second walk-off hit of the season and the first walk-off home run of his career…received All-Tournament accolades during the ACC Championship in Durham by going 7-for-14 at the plate with five runs and three doubles…one of five Seminoles to smash a home run in the 18-6 win over South Alabama in the Tallahassee Regional on June 5…his .379 batting average ranks fifth in FSU history for player with 50-299 at-bats in a season.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Orangewood Christian Academy in Longwood…concluded his senior season with a .400 batting average, 16 stolen bases, seven doubles and one home run…named Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star, 3A First Team All-State and First Team All-District in his senior season…earned Second Team Perfect Game All-American honors in 2015…reached the 3A State Championship in his junior season.