4 - Lucas Herbst
Lucas Herbst
Height: 6-0
Weight: 183
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monterey, Calif.
High School: Monterey HS
Position: OF/LHP

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JUNIOR (2011): Started 50 games during his junior season, batting .289 while knocking in 28 RBI…was plunked a team-high 13 times…was second on the team with six stolen bases…amassed 10 sacrifice bunts…posted a .363 on-base percentage...registered his first RBI of the season in Santa Clara’s first game of the season at South Carolina (2/18)…1-4 in the second game of the series against South Carolina on Feb. 19…tallied two hits, including a double in the series-finale against South Carolina (2/20)…picked up his second RBI of the season against Albany on Feb. 25…went a combined 1-3 against Albany in a doubleheader on Feb. 26…had two hits against Stanford (3/1)…went 4-11 with four RBI in a three-game series against San Jose State Mar. 4-6…had three hits in a mid-week game against Cal (3/8)…went 2-14 with three RBI in the Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament Mar. 11-13…went 5-13 with 6 RBI in a four-game series with Brown…registered four at-bats at Stanford on Mar.22 …tallied two hits and a RBI against UC Davis (3/30)…had six at-bats in a 10-inning win against Bakersfield (4/1)…combined for three hits in three games against LMU Apr. 8-10…singled in a mid-week game against Cal Poly on Apr. 12…amassed four hits, three RBI and a run in a three-game series against WCC rival Saint Mary’s…picked up two hits, including a double in a mid-week game against Stanford…singled twice in a extra-inning battle with USF (4/21)…hit a two-run homer at USF on Apr. 22…picked up two RBI in the series finale at USF on Apr. 23…singled against Pacific (4/26)…tallied one hit and one run in a three-game series against Gonzaga…had four at-bats against Cal on May 3…walked twice, stole a base and scored two runs in a 10-inning victory at Pepperdine…picked up two RBI on a double at Pepperdine  (5/7)…scored two runs in a win over Pepperdine (5/8)...recorded a hit and a walk in a mid-week game at UC Davis (5/11)… scored a run and stole a base in the series opener vs.  San Diego on May 20 … tallied two hits in the second game vs.  USD (5/21) … hit by a pitch in the series finale vs. San Diego (5/22) … singled twice in the first game of a three-game series at Portland (5/27) … totaled four at-bats in the second game of the series (5/28) … amassed three hits, two RBI and scored a run in the final game of the season at Portland.

SOPHOMORE (2010): Left-handed batter and leadoff hitter who had a solid sophomore season as SCU’s center fielder, starting in 46 of the Broncos’ 54 games … hit .341 during the first two months of the season … stole 14 bases in 16 attempts, second best among all SCU players … made just one error defensively … finished the season hitting an even .300 and his 42 runs scored was third-best on the team ... led SCU in triples with six … posted 15 multiple-hit games … began the year on a tear, totaling 11 hits in the first four games … went 4-for-5 with a double and three runs in the second game of the year against Nevada (2/20) … had four hits in the next day, scoring three times against Nevada (2/21) … was a double shy of the cycle at Houston (2/26), hitting a homer, tripling and driving in a season-high four runs … enjoyed three-hit games against Southern Illinois (3/11) and San Diego State (3/22) … went on a six-game hitting streak in late March in games against San Diego State and Princeton … finished the year strong by going 8-for-14 in a three-game series win over Loyola Marymount May 28-30.  

FRESHMAN (2009): Opening Day starter in right field ... six-straight starts to begin his college career ... in the lineup, hitting down in the order in eight of Santa Clara's first 10 games ... was hitting .350 (7-for-20) after a three-hit day against San Jose State (Feb. 28) ... just seven hits in his remaining 46 at-bats en route to posting a .212 average ... inserted into the starting lineup in a three-game series at USF (Apr. 17-19) and responded by hitting a two-run homer in his first at-bat Friday night, helping SCU win 4-1 ... came in to pitch and walked two during a lopsided loss to San Diego (Apr. 4), his lone appearance on the mound.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Monterey High School in Monterey, Calif. ... led the Toreadores to three Monterey Bay League titles and one Central Coast Section (CCS) championship from 2004-08 ... earned First Team All-Monterey Bay honors three times (2006-08) ... named league MVP as a senior, hitting .424 with five home runs, while also posting a 1.45 ERA with a 5-0 record on the mound ... was named to the First Team All-Monterey County by the Monterey County Herald and Salinas Californian ... voted team MVP by his teammates ... was ranked the 251st best 2008 propsect nationally by Perfect Game Cross Checker ... played in the Bay Area World Series and the Perfect Game Nationals ... received all-tournament team honors at the Bay Area World Series in 2006 and '07 ... Monterey County Herald's 2005 'Player of the Year' and 'Pitcher of the Year' ... was 9-3 with a 3.60 ERA, striking out 58 over 61 innings in 2005 ... also in 2005, named team MVP and 'Offensive Player of the Year' by his teammates ... batted .478 with 32 RBI, six home runs and 24 stolen bases in '05 ... played for Mike Groves and J.J. Sherill.

PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... parents are Mark and Suzanne Herbst ... has two siblings, Mark and Maria ... aspires to play baseball professionally and earn his degree ... majoring in Communication.