Luke Baughman
Luke Baughman


Normal, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205




2006: Made 18 appearances on the mound, with nine starts ... was second on the team with four wins ... had back-to-back, mid-week wins against Iowa (3/29 and 4/5) ... struck out a season-high five batters en route to earning a 7-3 win over Northern Illinois (4/11) ... earned the win in the third-annual Horenberger-Bass Classic over Illinois Wesleyan (5/2), throwing five innings and allowing just three hits in front of a hometown crowd at Horenberger Field ... AFNI Honor Roll Spring `06 ... 2005-06 Missouri Valley Conference Honor Roll member ... Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention selection.

2005: Was 3-2 with a 5.25 ERA in 17 appearances on the mound ... earned first career victory against the Illinois Institute of Technology (3/29) ... ranked sixth on the team in innings pitched with 48 ... also started eight games in the field ... AFNI Honor Roll Spring and Fall `05.

2004: Hit .256 with two home runs and 32 RBI ... had a season-high five RBI at Illinois-Chicago (4/25) ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI in his first collegiate start against Connecticut (3/11) ... appeared in three games on the mound, but did not record a decision ... AFNI Honor Roll Spring and Fall `04.

Normal Community HS: Hit .437 with seven home runs and 30 RBI ... went 10-0 as a pitcher with one save, 62 strikeouts and a 1.84 ERA in 69 innings pitched ... team most valuable player ... unanimous All-Big 12 selection ... team co-captain ... Illinois Coaches Association All-State Team selection ... Pantagraph Class AA Baseball Player of the Year ... Pantagraph All-Star Game MVP.

Personal: Born 11-14-84 in Galesburg, Ill. ... son of Robert and Vicki Baughman ... brother, Nick, played baseball at Southern Illinois ... major: elementary education..