Eagles use a seven-run eighth to pull away from the Wildcats
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014)
Second on the BC pitching staff with 21 appearances and tied for second with six games finished ... fourth among relievers with a 3.71 ERA and tied for third with three wins ... also recorded two losses on the year ... allowed 34 hits, 17 runs - 14 earned - 12 walks and 20 strikeouts over 34.0 innings ... did not allow a run in eight of nine appearances from March 15 to April 16, 13.1 innings ... made 12 appearances in ACC action, recording a 3.94 ERA and a 1-2 record ... allowed 18 hits, 10 runs - seven earned - nine walks and 10 Ks over 16.0 innings in conference play ... picked off two runners - at NC State (4/18) and vs. Pitt (5/3) ... tied a career high with three strikeouts in 2.1 scoreless innings against Maryland (4/25), allowing two hits and a walk ... allowed just one hit the final three innings to record the win over UMass-Lowell (4/16) in a 7-6, 10-inning victory ... pitched the final 1.2 innings at Notre Dame (4/11) to tally the victory in the 11-inning win ... tied a career-high with 3.1 innings pitched in first career win while allowing just one hit and striking out two against Connecticut (4/1) ... tied a career high with 3.1 innings pitched and three Ks at FAU (3/4), giving up two hits, one run, one walk ... recorded first career strikeouts in a two-inning, no-hit, scoreless performance at Stetson (2/21) ... pitched two scoreless innings without allowing a hit, run or walk in first collegiate outing against Nevada (2/14).
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Redshirted due to injury.
Earned all-state honors all four years ... named Maine's Gatorade Player of the Year and Rawlings/Perfect Game First-Team All-Northeast in 2012 ... finished the 2012 regular season with a 14-2 record, earning the No. 1 seed for postseason play in Western Maine Class A division ... put together a .404 batting clip, 14 RBIs, a 1.83 ERA and 47 strikeouts during the regular season as a senior.
Enrolled as a political science major in the College of Arts and Sciences ... Luke is the younger of Gail and Eric Fernandes' two sons ... older brother, Zac, was a senior catcher at Southern Maine University ... recipient of the John E. Buehler, Jr. Family Athletic Scholarship Fund.