Luke Whittaker

#21 Luke Whittaker

HT. 6-2
WT. 177
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) Cottontown, Tenn./White House HS (Cleveland State CC)

2010 (SENIOR): Compiled 2-0 mark with 9.35 ERA in six appearances with four starts, striking out 12 in 17.1 innings of work ... Posted victory with four innings in start against the Univ. of St. Francis, allowing two runs on seven hits with five strikeouts … Worked two innings in start at Oklahoma Christian, giving up five runs on six hits … Tossed one hitless inning of relief against Campbellsville Univ. … Allowed seven runs on five hits with seven walks in 4.1 innings in start versus Lambuth Univ. … Worked five innings in start against Bryan College for second victory, giving up four runs, two earned, on six hits with three walks and three strikeouts … Tossed one inning of relief at Mid-Continent, allowing four runs on four hits with two walks and one strikeout.


2009 (JUNIOR): Posted 1-2 mark with 8.31 ERA in 17.1 innings of work, striking out nine in eight appearances with three starts … Tossed five innings in second game of doubleheader at Auburn-Montgomery, giving up five unearned runs on six hits but picking up the victory … Tossed 1.2 shutout innings in second game of twinbill versus Missouri Baptist … Did not record an out in start versus St. Xavier, giving up six runs on six hits … Allowed six runs on six hits with three walks in 3.1 innings in start versus Lindsey Wilson … Gave up three hits but did not allow a run in one inning against Campbellsville … Worked four innings versus Georgetown College, allowing an unearned run on one hit … Tossed two innings at Lee Univ., giving up five runs on four hits … Allowed three runs, one earned, in one-third of an inning in second game of doubleheader at Freed-Hardeman.


BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Saw action in 27 games in two years at Cleveland State CC, tallying 6-4 mark … Recorded 58 strikeouts and finished with 5.59 ERA.


HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Mark Mills at White House HS … Named All-District and All-Region as junior and senior … Member of Honor Roll.


PERSONAL: Lucas James Whittaker … Son of Danny and Beverly Whittaker … Born December 1, 1987 … Majoring in Marketing.