NAME: Luke Maile
Coach's Quote -- "Luke Maile is one of the best hitters to ever play in Northern Kentucky. He was named Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior. Luke currently holds 12 school hitting records. He is also a tremendous defensive catcher, throwing out 70% of base runners on attempted steals. He has accepted a baseball scholarship from UK." – Bill Krumpelbeck, Baseball Coach
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'2"-200 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Crestview Hills, KY
PARENTS: Rich & Laurie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My dad"
FUTURE GOAL: Professional baseball
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Luke Maile is a two-sport (baseball-basketball) all-star. In baseball, Luke, a catcher, hit .556 last season with 7 home runs and was named NKY Player of the Year for the 2nd time. He also has been named all-state twice. Luke holds a dozen baseball records for the Colonels (including 66 RBIs in a season) and plays in the summer for the Kentucky Colonels. Also selected as a 1st team all-Northern Kentucky basketball player, Luke averaged 17 ppg. this season and 11 ppg. as a junior. He is a member of the 1,000+ point club and was named to this year's district all-tournament team. Active in community service, Luke also played a year of golf for the Colonels. He will continue his baseball prowess next season at the University of Kentucky. Luke's favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant, favorite entertainer is George Carlin, favorite move is The Shawshank Redemption and most-like-to-meet is Tiger Woods.
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