|21 David Lucroy|
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2014: Appeared in 14 games making 12 starts ... Posted a 2-6 record with a 4.75 ERA in the weekend rotation ... Allowed 29 runs (28 earned) on 47 hits with 34 strikeouts to 29 walks in 53.0 innings ... Recorded wins at Charlotte (Mar. 22) and at Florida Atlantic (Arp. 27) ... Tossed seven shutout innings against the 49ers allowing one hit, while striking out five and walking one in a 3-1 victory in game two of a doubleheader ... In other win, also worked seven innings surrendering one run (earned) on one hit with five walks and a season-high 11 strikeouts - one shy of his career-high ... Recorded four quality starts (Charlotte, UMBC, FAU, FIU) ... Worked into the sixth inning five times ... Tossed a season-high 8.0 innings against FIU (May 4) where he allowed a pair of runs (both earned) on three hits with four strikeouts ... Against UMBC (Mar. 30) allowed one run (earned) on three hits in six frames with three strikeouts ... Suffered losses against James Madison, Virginia, UNC Greensboro, Old Dominion, FIU and Southern Miss) ... Had two relief appearances (UNCG, MTSU) ... Worked a scoreless frame against MTSU (Apr. 18) allowing a hit and issuing a walk ... Struck out at least two batters in seven of 14 appearances ... Did not allow a run against Charlotte or MTSU ... Induced 45 fly outs, 69 ground ball outs five double plays ... Held opposing hitters to a .244 composite batting average ... Gave up two or less runs in seven of 12 starts ... ECU owned a 5-7 record in his 12 starts ... In Conference USA action, posted a 2-1 record with a 2.51 ERA in seven outings (six starts) ... Allowed eight runs (all earned) on 13 hits in 28.2 innings with 24 strikeouts ... Led pitching staff with a .138 opposing batting average in league play ... Appeared in one post-season game getting the start against Southern Miss (May 23) where he worked 3.1 innings allowing three runs (all earned) on five hits with three walks.
2013: Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball - the 12th in school history ... Earned Second-Team All-Conference USA and All-Freshman Team honors ... Started 14 of 15 games posting a 4-2 record ... Sported a 2.49 ERA, which ranked second on the team behind Brett Mabry ... Allowed 31 runs (20 earned) on 49 hits in 72.1 innings ... Established an ECU freshman record with 82 strikeouts ... Held opposing hitters to a .194 composite average ... Made collegiate debut against No. 25 Virginia (Feb. 16) coming out of the bullpen allowing a run (earned) with a walk in the loss - did not record an out ... First career start was against New Mexico State (Feb. 24) in the LeClair Classic scattering three hits over five shutout innings with three strikeouts and three walks ... Notched first win against St. John's (Mar. 3) allowing a pair of runs (both earned) on two hits with nine strike-outs ... Followed that with a complete game, two-hit shutout against Monmouth (Mar. 10), where he fanned a career-high 12 batters on his way to C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week honors ... Also earned wins against Jacksonville (Mar. 17) and UAB (Apr. 20) ... Fanned five or more batters nine times and punched out 10 or more twice (12 vs. Monmouth, 11 at Marshall) ... Worked into the fifth inning in 10 of 14 starts (seventh inning five times) ... Surrendered two or fewer runs in nine starts ... Ranked 19th nationally in hits allowed per nine innings (6.1 pg) and 22nd in strikeouts per nine innings (10.2 pg) ... Ranked among the league leaders in fewest hits allowed (second with 49), opposing batting average (third at .194), fewest runs (sixth with 31) and ERA (seventh) ... Posted an .867 fielding percentage committing two errors, recorded five putouts and eight assists in 15 chances ... Turned three double plays ... Pirates sported a 9-5 record in his 14 starts ... Allowed one home run, which was a solo shot to lead off the third inning at Jacksonville (Mar. 17) ... Got start against Tulane (May 24) in the Conference USA Tournament working 2.1 innings allowing three runs (all earned) on four hits with three punch outs suffering his second loss of the season ... Sported a team second best 2.11 ERA with a 1-0 record in league games ... Struck out 48 batters in 42.2 innings against C-USA opponents ... In non-conference action posted a team-best 3.03 ERA and a 3-1 ledger with 34 strikeouts in 29.2 innings ... Appeared in three games (two starts) against ranked opponents where he posted a 1.93 ERA, 0-1 record and 13 punch outs in 14.0 innings ... 2013 Summer: Played for the Lakeshore Chinooks in the Northwoods League ... Started three games posting a 2-0 record with a 3.24 ERA ... Allowed seven runs (six earned) on seven hits with 15 strikeouts and 13 walks in 16.2 innings.
2012: Redshirted during initial year of the program ... 2012 Summer: Played for the Morehead City Marlins of the Coastal Plain League ... Posted a 2-1 ledger with a 2.16 ERA ... Appeared in five games making four starts and tossing one complete game ... Allowed 10 runs (six earned) on 17 hits ... Struck out 24 while walking 12 in 25.0 innings ... Held opposing hitters to a .191 composite batting average.
Umatilla High School: Selected in the 29th round (pick 881) of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Amateur Player Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers ... Four-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs ... Two-time team captain (junior, senior) for coach Keith Walsh ... Named Honorable Mention All Central Florida as a senior by Bright House Sports Network ... Played for the Leesburg Lightning of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball during the summer of 2011 ... Appeared in 12 games posting a 2-1 record ... Recorded 19 strikeouts with a 4.50 ERA ... Had posted a 10-5 overall record on the mound through junior season ... As a sophomore was 3-3 with a 3.95 ERA in 11 games ... Struck out 33 and walked eight in 23.0 innings ... In 2010 went 7-2 with a 2.12 ERA in 11 outings ... Posted a 4.4-to-1 strikeout to walk ratio (84 Ks, 19 walks) in 56.0 innings ... Played travel ball for Sal Lombardo and the Orlando Scorpions ... Member of three championship squads (16U USA, 16U Perfect Game BCS and 17U Perfect Game World Wood Bat) ... Participated in East Coast Professional and Florida Diamond Club Showcases ... Posted a 6-1 ledger with a 2.62 ERA in 33.0 innings ... Fanned 51 and walked 19 and helped the Scorpions to a 30-8 overall record ... Named 2010 Underclassmen High Honorable Mention All-America by Perfect Game ... Earned First-Team Florida All-Region honor by Perfect Game as a senior ... Heading into senior season was listed as the 372nd-best senior prospect in the country and the 45th-best senior prospect in Florida by PGCrosschecker.com.
Personal: Full name is David Aaron Lucroy ... Born September 3, 1992 ... Son of Steve and Karen Lucroy ... Has two siblings (Jonathan and Matthew) ... Brother Jonathan is the starting catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers and was named to the 2013 USA World Baseball Classic roster ... He played college baseball at Louisiana-Lafayette and was drafted in the third round by the Brewers in 2007 ... Made Major League Debut on May 21 in Minnesota ... Majoring in political science ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall of 2013.