|24 Luke Lowery|
Junior Leads Nation With Eight Home Runs
Junior Belted Four Home Runs And Drove In 13 During ECU's 4-1 Week
Lowery Is One Of Four AAC Representatives Set to Participate In The Midsummer Classic
Hunter Allen's Bases Loaded Walk Helps Pirates Advance In C-USA Baseball Championships
Pirates Will Head To Hattiesburg, Miss. For C-USA Championships
An all-conference candidate that can hit for average and power ... Penciled in as the Pirates top designated hitter from the right side ... Could also see action at first and behind the plate. ... 2014: Appeared in 46 games making 40 starts (26/C, 14/1B) ... Batted. 288 (46-for- 160) with four home runs and 19 RBI ... Legged out six doubles while scoring 14 runs ... Opened sophomore campaign with a seven-game hitting streak batting .307 (8-for-26) one RBI and two runs scored ... Later added six-game hit streak from Mar. 22 to Apr. 5 where he batted .523 (11-for-21) with a home run, two doubles, four RBI and five runs scored during where ECU sported a 5-1 record ... Tied for second on the team with four home runs, trailing only Bryce Harman (seven) ... Belted round trippers against UMBC, Old Dominion, FAU and FIU ... Posted 12 multi-hit and four multi-RBI games ... Recorded career-best four hits against NC Central (Mar. 26) going 4-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored ... Credited with two game-winning RBI (UMBC, UTSA) ... The first came in the second inning on a two-run homer against UMBC in a 13-3 victory ... His game-winning bunt single down the third baseline in the 10th frame against UTSA in the regular season finale lifted the Pirates to a 3-2 win ... Received game-ball three times (NCCU, FAU, UTSA) ... Drove in a season-high three runs at FAU (Apr. 26) after going 1-for-3 with a home run ... Scored season-best two runs vs. NC Central ... Batted a career-best seven times at Southern Miss (May 10) in game one of a doubleheader ... Drove in a pair of runs against UMBC (Mar. 28), ODU (Apr. 13) and Southern Miss (May 21) ... Hit primarily in the fifth and sixth spots of the lineup where ECU posted a 20-17 record ... Was 3 of 8 on the base paths ... Stole bases against James Madison, NC Central and ODU ... Dropped down three sacrifice bunts ... Slugged a team second-best .400 trailing only Zach Houchins (.450) ... Scored at least one run in 13 games including a string of three-straight contests (Mar. 26-28) ... In addition to four home runs, roped extra base hits against Virginia, UMBC, Rice, ODU, Southern Miss and UTSA ... Reached base safely in eight consecutive games (Mar. 19-Apr. 6) ... In 16 starts behind the plate, ECU posted a 16-10 record ... Registered double-digit putouts on eight occasions with a season-high 12 against FIU (May 4) and High Point (May 13) ... Drew six walks and was hit twice ... Led team with 11 two-out RBI ... Ranked among the team leaders in putouts (second), slugging (second), home runs (t2nd), steal attempts (t2nd), average (t4th) and doubles (t4th) ... Committed seven errors in 301 chances for a .977 fielding percentage ... Recorded 260 putouts, 34 assists and helped turn 12 double plays ... In league play, batted .232 (19-for-82) with three home runs, 10 RBI and five runs scored ... Appeared in one post-season game (Southern Miss) going 1-for-3 with two RBI ... 2014 Summer: Played for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) ... Tabbed a top-200 prospect by Perfect Game, he batted .244 (21- for-86) with five home runs and two doubles ... Drove in 14 runs while scoring nine ... Batted .375 (3-for-8) in two playoff games with home run ... Represented Brewster in the CCBL Home Run Contest during the Mid-Summer Classic where he finished second ... During the opening round belted seven round-trippers, but finished with just one in the finals.
2013: Started 25 of 34 games (22/C, 3/DH) during first year in the program ... Made collegiate debut against No. 25 Virginia (Feb. 15) in a pinch hitting role ... Batted .304 (28-for-92) and hit four home runs - both ranking third on the club ... Legged out a pair of triples (St. John's/Mar. 2, Tulane/May 24) ... Lone double came at Garder-Webb (Apr. 30) in the eighth inning scoring Philip Clark ... Drove in 14 runs, while scoring 12 ... Posted a .979 fielding percentage committing three errors, recording 125 putouts and 14 assists in 142 chances ... Turned a pair of double plays ... Threw out four of 14 base runners (28.6 percent) ... Collected seven multi-hit and three multi-RBI games ... Had season-long four-game hit streak from Apr. 30-May 10, where he batted .461 (6-for-13) with a home run, double, two RBI and three runs ... Also authored a pair of three-game hit streaks ... Collected a then career-best three hits on three occasions (St. John's, Jacksonville, Tulane) ... Drove in career-best three runs at Jacksonville ... Scored a career-high two runs against St. John's ... Recorded first collegiate hit against Liberty (Feb. 27) in the seventh inning with a single to left ... First RBI came in the ninth inning on a sac fly that scored Dylan Brown ... Recorded first career start against St. John's (Mar. 2) going 3-for-4 with a triple and a pair of runs ... Registered five or more putouts 14 times with a season-best nine on three occasions ... Pirates posted a 13-9 record with Lowery behind the plate ... Hit primarily in the bottom third of the order - spots six through nine ... Batted .291 (23-for-79) with four homers and 10 RBI as a starter ... Belted round trippers against Jacksonville/2 (Mar. 16-17), Tulane (Apr. 14) and Southern Miss (May 5) ... First career home run was a two-run shot at Jacksonville in the sixth inning ... Collected a pair of game-winning RBI ... First came at Jacksonville (Mar. 18) on a solo blast in the fourth frame ... Second was at Tulane (Apr. 14) on another homer in the ninth inning ... Stole lone base at Tulane (Apr. 14) in the second inning ... Was a perfect 3-for-3 on bunt attempts batting 1.000 (Gardner-Webb, Marshall, Tulane) ... Batted .375 or better in the fifth (.375), sixth (.429), seventh (.500) and 10th or later (1.000) innings ... Appeared in one Conference USA Tournament game where he batted .750 (3-for-4) with a triple, run scored and stolen base ... Batted .194 (7-for-36) with two home runs, four RBI and five runs against league opponents.
Cosby High School: Three-sport athlete (baseball 4, basketball 2, football 3) for the Titans ... On the diamond was a four-time all-district selection under coach Tim Lowery (father) ... Helped the Titans to four-straight Dominion District titles ... As a freshman batted .280 with 13 RBI helping Cosby to the Dominion District tournament title and a Central Regional playoff appearance with an 18-8 overall record ... Named second-team all-district ... Followed rookie season hitting .406 with five home runs and 32 RBI ... Guided the Titans to district and Central Regional titles ... Earned First-Team Central Region and Dominion District honors ... Named Second-Team All-Metro and earned honorable mention All-State honors ... Repeated as Dominion District regular season and tournament champions as well as Central Regional champs as a junior ... Batted .480 with four home runs and 25 RBI on his way to First-Team All-Dominion District, Central Regional and All-Metro honors ... Named Second-Team All-State ... As a senior earned preseason all-state honors from ESPNHS and First-Team All-Atlantic Region designation from Perfect Game ... Garnered 2012 preseason Honorable Mention All America and First-Team All-Atlantic Region accolades from VirginiaPrep.com ... Batted .437 with three home runs, 18 RBI and 16 walks ... Threw out 28 percent of base stealers ... Named All-Central Tri-Regional Player-of-the- Year and Dominion District Co-Player-of-the-Year ... Also took home First- Team All-State, All-Central Region, All-Dominion District and All-Metro accolades becoming the most decorated catcher in Cosby High School history ... Participated in the 2012 VHSCA All-Star game alongside current Pirate Garrett Brooks lacing an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth and helping the East squad to a 13-6 victory ... Listed as the 38thbest catching prospect in the country and 355th-best overall prospect by Perfect Game following senior season ... Helped the Titans to a share of the district championship on the gridiron in 2011 where he was a tight end, wide receiver, defensive end and long snapper ... Beta Club, National Honors Society, Varsity Club Board of Supervisors ... Named 2011 Perfect Game Third-Team Underclassmen All-America ... Listed as the No. 1 prospect (2012) from the 2010 Mid Atlantic Indoor Showcase (Vienna, Va.) ... Participated in the 2011 East Coast Professional Showcase (Lakeland, Fla.), 2011 PG National Showcase (Fort Myers, Fla.), 2011 PG WWBA 2012 Grads/17U National Championships (Marietta, Ga.) and the 2010 Junior National Showcase (St. Petersburg, Fla.) ... Was rated as the eighth-best prep player in Virginia and the 295th nationally by Perfect Game after senior season ... Played travel ball for Jeff Petty (Canes Baseball) and Bryon Ballard (Post 137 American Legion) where he batted .400 with two home runs, 15 RBI and 10 stolen bases.
Personal: Full name is Timothy Luke Lowery ... Born December 8, 1993 ... Son of Tim and Lori Lowery ... Brother Jake won the 2011 Johnny Bench Award winner as college baseball's best catcher ... Currently plays in the Cleveland Indians organization ... Majoring in communications ... Two-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Spring of 2014-pres.).