35 Luke Huerta
35 Luke Huerta
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Castro Valley, Calif.
High School: Castro Valley HS
Position: INF

2013-14 Action Photos

FRESHMAN (2014): 2014 Santa Clara University Commissioner’s Honor Roll with a 3.617 GPA … made 17 appearances and one start in his freshman season … hit .364 with an RBI … recorded his first collegiate hit Feb. 18 vs. Cal Poly ... picked up his first collegiate RBI Feb. 27 vs. Arizona State … picked up a walk March 23 against Pepperdine … added a hit April 8 at Nevada … pinch hit and singled May 6 at Stanford … came off the bench and recorded a single May 8 at BYU … came off the bench and walked May 9 at BYU.

SUMMER 2014 (HAYSVILLE AVIATOR, HAYSVILLE KANSAS: WALTER JOHNSON LEAGUE): Batted .282 with 35 hits in 124 ABs/143 plate appearances … 6 doubles, 2 triples and 24 RBIs … had a .336 OBP and .367 SLG ... team made appearance in 80th NBC World Series placing 5th … finished 2nd in Tournament with 8 RBIs … recorded 7 hits with 2 doubles and a triple … committed to Haysville Aviators Summer 2015 (2015 Jayhawk League, Kansas).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2013 Graduate of Castro Valley High School, Calif. … played both baseball and football for the Trojans … Baseball … three-year letterwinner as a starting middle infielder … was named to the All-West Alameda County Conference First Team as a senior after batting .324 with a .442 OBP, leading the league with 19 stolen bases (4th in North Coast Section High School Division I) and his team with 18 runs scored. Batted .348/.487 OBP in HAAL league play as a junior. Batted .360/.407 OBP, .966 fielding percentage as a sophomore … career All-HAAL/All-WACC All Academic … helped Lead the Trojans to CIF North Coast Section Division I appearances in two of his three seasons winning a league Championship in 2011 ... posted a career best 8 for 12 performance with 4 stolen bases and 4 runs scored in the Inaugural 2013 Scott Boras Classic Tournament featuring top teams in all of Northern California … 2012 First Class Baseball Area Code Showdown MVP …. member of the 2012 Team Northern California, National Team Identification Series, USA Baseball … Summer 2013: played for Bercovich Baseball in the Connie Mack League batting .373 with a .440 OBP with 6 doubles, 1 triple and 7 stolen bases reaching the 2013 regionals in Bellevue, Wash. Football: Two year letterwinner as a starting quarterback … All-West Alameda County Conference Honorable Mention as a senior … scored touchdowns in 18 consecutive games over his two year career – passing or rushing … career All-HAAL/All-WACC All Academichelped Lead the Trojans to CIF North Coast Section Division I appearances in consecutive seasons posting a career best three passing touchdowns while throwing for 211 yards in the first round of the 2013 playoffs.

PERSONAL: Parents David and Denise … has four siblings Justin (29), Ryan (27), Nicole (27) & Alicia (26) ... brother Justin played baseball at San Jose State University 2004-07 … hobbies include watching the SF Giants, Raiders, Warriors and Sharks, p[laying cards, ping pong and anything competitive … also enjoys listening to music and spending time with family.

CLUBS, ACTIVITIES, HONORS, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (NON-ATHLETIC): Principals Award — Perfect GPA Six Consecutive Semesters (2006-2009) … Scholar Athlete — Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013 … CVHS Renaissance Program — Gold recipient (for students with 3.5 GPA or higher), 2009-2013 … Hispanic Students Academic Award — June 2012 … CVHS Club — Member of CSF (California Scholarship Federation)  … Member of Transfiguration Catholic Church-completed personal growth and outreach projects of community service through their Catholic Social Teaching Program.