Luke Lavin_BD_031524_267

As a Freshman (2024)

  • Appeared in 26 games, starting 22, while scoring nine runs and posting three doubles with seven RBIs
  • Posted a .341 on-base percentage, including drawing 13 walks and three hit-by-pitches
  • Drove in five runs in Pac-12 play
  • Managed three multi-hit games
  • 1-for-1 with an RBI and two walks as a pinch hitter
  • Made first collegiate start and posted first hit as part of a 1-for-2 day with two runs scored vs. Penn State (Feb. 25)
  • Drew three walks and drove in one run vs. San Jose State (Feb. 26)
  • Finished 2-for-3 with a run scored and two walks at Rice (March 1)
  • Went 2-for-4 in back-to-back games at Utah (March 30) and Texas Tech (April 1)

Prior to Stanford 

  • 2023 graduate of Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Santa Margarita, Calif.
  • Guided his team to a CIF Regional State Championship (2023)
  • Two-time Cal Hi All-State first team (2022-23)
  • MaxPreps All-State second team (2023)
  • Two-time All-Trinity League first team (2022-23)
  • Two-time OC Register All-County (2022-23)
  • Two-time LA Times All-County first team (2022-23)
  • Rawlings Preseason All-America first team (2023)
  • Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-America (2023)
  • All-CIF first team (2022)
  • All-Southern Section first team (2022)
  • Area Code Games participant (Brewers)
  • Finished high school ranked second in SMCHS history for hits
  • Ranked No. 4 catcher in California (No. 23 player overall) according to Perfect Game ... No. 12 catcher in the nation
  • Competed with BPA, SoCal Giants and Canes National / Mets Scout Team on the club circuit


  • Son of Richelle and Mike Lavin
  • Father played baseball at Saddleback College and UC Riverside
  • Mother hails from Africa and Luke is a frequent traveler and safari expeditionist to Africa
  • Has two siblings, Jake and Averie