Luke VanLanen

#33 Luke VanLanen

HT. 6-1
WT. 200
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Pulaski, Wis.

2015: Made 11 appearances out of the bullpen in his first season with the Brown and Gold for a total of 11 2/3 innings pitched...recorded his first career strikeout in his collegiate debut at Gardner-Webb on Feb. 27th...picked up his first career win at Western Carolina (Mar. 3) after tossing three innings of two-run ball...threw two perfect frames including a strikeout in Valpo's 7-2 win at Chicago State (Mar. 25)...did not allow a run after April 3rd...retired all three Western Michigan Broncos he faced on Apr. 14th...turned in a scoreless frame at Oakland (Apr. 25)...struck out a Boilermaker in a shutout inning versus Purdue (May 12)...closed out his rookie campaign with a scoreless inning versus UIC (May 21) in the Horizon League Championship.

Prep: A four-time letterwinner for Tony Louge and the Raiders...named Second Team All-Fox River Classic Conference...was chosen as Prep Baseball Report's Co-Player of the Year...also earned four letters in basketball...finished basketball career 3rd all-time in points scored...led Pulaski to its first state title in basketball...received Honorable Mention accolades as a sophomore...a Second Team All-Fox River Classic Conference selection his junior season...earned First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-State nods as a senior.

Personal: Luke is the son of Kelly (father) and Stacy (mother) VanLanen...has one sister, Corrin...majoring in physics...favorite movie is 300...favorite baseball team is the Milwaukee Brewers...favorite food is cheese ravioli...favorite musical group is Sam Hunt...favorite baseball player is Tim Wakefield...hobbies outside of baseball include hunting, fishing, and basketball.