Luke Erickson

HS Grad 2008
Age 28 and 5 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 19 and 2 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 6-2, 185 lb
B/T L/L
School  St. Christopher's
Hometown  Richmond, VA USA
Summer Team  Legion
Fall Team 
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American
Atlantic - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
164
Position - LHP
NA
Upper 80s lefty, 6'2, very good breaking ball, Wow in Ft Myers and good in Cincy!
VA State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - LHP
NA
GPA
3.2
SAT
--
ACT
22

4 yr Commitment
Virginia Tech 

College(s) interested in
Clemson 
Virginia 
Virginia Tech 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
12/28/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
Luke Erickson is a 2008 LHP with a 6'2'', 185 lb. frame from Richmond, VA who attends St. Christopher's School. He has a lean build with wide, coat hanger shoulders and long arms and his very projectable both physically and in his actions. Erickson throws from a tall, low effort upright delivery with a long, loose arm action and high 3/4's release point. His arm is quick and it looks like there is plenty more velocity in there. Erickson's fastball was 85-88 mph, touched 89 with good downward plane and good life at the plate, both cutting and running at different times. Erickson's breaking ball is a 76 mph slider that is sharp and crisp at times. He's still working on a change up. Erickson's present stuff is solid but he's one of the more projectable southpaws we've seen in the 2008 class given his looseness and arm speed. We wouldn't be surprised to hear about him taking a quick leap up in his velocity sometime over the next year. Keep a close eye on him. Erickson is also a good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 90 mph
12/28/2006
98.64% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 7.68 sec
12/28/2006
29.91% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
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