13 Luke Pettersen  
Luke  Pettersen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 166

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
L/R


07/27/2015

Summer Roundup: July 27

Check in with the current, future and past Gophers on the diamond this summer.

07/20/2015

Summer Roundup: July 20

Check in on the week that was in Gopher baseball

07/13/2015

Summer Roundup: July 13

A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.

07/06/2015

Summer Roundup: July 6

A look at how the Gophers have fared on the diamond this summer

06/29/2015

Summer Roundup: June 29

A look at how the Gophers are performing this summer

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2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 17 games, making six starts at shortstop • hit .280 in 25 at-bats, scoring five runs and driving in two. Game Highlights: Made his collegiate debut at Maryland, and collected his first hit and RBI on a squeeze bunt in the second game of the doubleheader (3/21) • 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI vs. Northwestern (3/27) • batted 2-for-3 with a triple against Northwestern (3/29) • tallied one hit each against St. John’s (3/31) and Carleton (4/8) and at North Dakota State (5/5).

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated cum laude from Minnetonka High School in 2014 • hit .372 with 26 runs and 10 steals as a senior • 2014 All-State Second Team selection • All-Lake Conference in 2014, and honorable mention in 2013 • played for the Metro West in the 2014 Play Ball! Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series • batted .350 with a .466 on-base percentage as a junior • named to the 2013 all-state tournament team after helping the Skippers take third place • coached by Paul Twenge • helped lead Excelsior Legion to a third-place finish in the 2014 state tournament • batted .398 with a .516 on-base percentage, 51 runs, 24 RBIs, 24 walks, 18 times hit by pitch, 11 doubles and 21 steals in Legion ball • 2013 Legion sub-state MVP • also a basketball letterwinner.

PERSONAL:
Intends to major in business • son of Paul and Lisa Pettersen • Paul played baseball at Gustavus • has two brothers, AJ and Josh, and a sister, Hannah • brother AJ played for the Gophers (2009-11) • born July 24, 1995.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 17 6 .280 25 5 7 2 0 1 0 .360 1 3 1 3

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 10 5 .222 18 2 4 2 0 1 0 .333 0 2 1 3