9 - Luke Weber
Luke Weber
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Spartanburg, S.C.
Position: C
Major: Business Administration
Bats/Throws: R/R
Last School: Spartanburg

2011: Made 51 starts as a rookie... Served primarily as the Spartan catcher, but also spent time at first base... Finished with a.279 batting average, 27 runs and 20 RBI… Led the Spartans in both doubles (20) and extra-base hits (24)… Tied a school-record with 20 two-baggers (Ken Dickson, 1986; Joe Barrett, 2000) and was tied for third in the A-Sun in doubles… Finished tied for the team lead in home runs (4)... Made collegiate debut as the starting catcher against Xavier (Feb. 19)… Had a nine-game hit streak from Feb. 23 to Mar. 9... Tallied first hit, run and RBI in 12-7 victory over North Carolina A&T (Feb. 23)… Collected two doubles in four at-bats with one run and one RBI against the Aggies… Connected on first career homerun against Butler (Feb. 27)… Had two runs and two RBI against the Bulldogs… Posted three hits and two RBI at Wofford (Mar. 1)… Was 3-for-4 with three RBI and one run in Upstate’s 13-10 win at Charleston Southern (Mar. 9)… Posted three hits (two doubles), three RBI and one run in victory at Jacksonville (Mar. 12)… Had a pair of hits against Charleston Southern (Mar. 16)… Collected two hits, one run and one RBI against Furman (Mar. 22)… Tallied two doubles and two runs in series finale win at FGCU (Mar. 26)… Posted a career-high four hits against No. 20 Stetson (Apr. 1)… Finished 4-for-4 with one run and one RBI in the victory over the Hatters… Had two hits, one run and one RBI against Gardner-Webb (Apr. 6)… Was 2-for-3 with one run in the finale against Belmont (Apr. 9)… Was 3-for-5 with a career-high four RBI at Lipscomb (Apr. 17)… Had two hits against the College of Charleston (Apr. 20)…  Totaled three hits in the doubleheader at The Citadel (Apr. 23)… Collected two hits and two RBI at Kennesaw State (May 7)… Finished 3-for-5 with two runs in 12-7 win over Wofford (May 10)… A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

Before USC Upstate: Finished senior campaign at Spartanburg High School with a .330 batting average... Was tied for team lead in on-base percentage and was tied for second in slugging percentage... Was selected to play in the North/South All-Star Game after earning all-region honors... Was also selected as the teams offensive and defensive player of the year... A standout in the classroom, was a regular on the A-B honor roll and a member of the Beta Club.

Personal: Born on Dec. 5, 1991 in Spartanburg, S.C... Son of Mike and Karen Weber... Majoring in business administration... His mother, Karen, is a graduate of USC Upstate... Enjoys hanging out with friends during free time... Favorite movie is "The Godfather"... Favorite food is steak... Favorite TV show is "Surviving the Cut"... Favorite season is fall... Favorite sports figure is Joe Mauer... Hero growing up and the person he admires most is his father... Wants to play professional baseball.