|High School:||Moorpark HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Finished the season with 216 plate appearances in 57 games for a .295 batting average. Totalled 54 hits and 22 walks for 64 total bases, 35 runs, 23 RBIs, 8 doubles and 1 triple. Ranked third on the team for stolen bases (11). Was nearly flawless in the outfield with 96 put outs and 3 assists for a .990 fielding percentage.
As a redshirt freshman in his first full season with the Gauchos, Luke appeared in 41 games earning 20 starts mostly in left and right field...posted a .198 batting average in 81 at bats...had a noteworthy series against Cal State Northridge in which he started all 3 games and went 5-8 with 2 doubles, 3 RBI, and 3 runs...also stole 3 bags and totaled 9 walks on the season.
Luke was a four-year letterwinner at Moorpark High under coach Scott Fullerton ... As a senior he was the Marmonte League Pitcher of the Year when he went 8-1 with a 1.70 ERA ... Was a First Team all-county pick, a First Team All-CIF choice and a Second Team All-California selection ... Hit .437 with three home runs, 28 runs scored, 25 RBI and 10 stolen bases as a senior ... In his junior season Luke was a First Team All-Marmonte League pick and a Second Team All-Ventura County selection ... Batted .396 with 15 RBI, 15 stolen bases and 27 runs scored ... Helped the Musketeers to CIF playoff appearances as both a junior and a senior ... Most memorable game occurred when he went 5-for-5 with two doubles and picked up the win on the mound vs. Buena High ... Received the Principal's Award for his scholastic achievements ... Also competed in football.
Luke Swenson was born on February 7, 1992 to proud parents D.R. and Paulette Swenson ... Has two older siblings - Cory and Haley ... Wants to become a physical therapist or a firefighter some day ... Majoring in economics at UCSB ... Roots for the Lakers, Angels and St. Louis Rams ... Favorite movie is Transformers ... Enjoys the works of John Grisham ... Calls The Partner and The Firm his favorite books ... Favorite is Mike Trout ... Watches It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia on TV ... Hit a walkoff double in the second round of the playoffs, calling it one of his most memorable sporting moments ... Was also recruited by Long Beach State, UC San Diego and Cal Poly.