NAME: Luke Vaughn
SCHOOL: Elder High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
HEIGHT: 6'2"-210 lbs.
PARENTS: George & Julie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: George Vaughn
FUTURE GOAL: MLB Hall of Famer
Elder senior Luke Vaughn is an all-star baseball player who can play catcher or infield. He is having a good senior season: In 28 games, he is batting .400 (tied for first in the GCL South) with 25 RBI (tied for second in the GCL South).
Luke is coming off a good junior campaign when he hit .360 with five doubles and three triples. He led the league in RBI with 34, plus scored 20 runs and had five stolen bases. For his accomplishments, Luke was named GCL South Player of the Year, Cincinnati Div. I Co-Player of the Year, SWO District Co-Player of the Year, first team all-city and honorable mention all-Ohio.
A good student (National Honor Society) who is active in community service, Luke also plays baseball for the nationally prominent Midland Redskins team that, last summer, won the Connie Mack World Series in Farmington, New Mexico. He will continue his fine play on the collegiate level at the University of Alabama.
His favorite athlete is Benito Santiago, favorite entertainer and most-like-to-meet is Kevin Hart, favorite book is The Great Gatsby and favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Luke is one of the most talented players I've had the pleasure of coaching. His skills, work ethic, and leadership have been invaluable to the success of our program the past 3 years. Luke's baseball knowledge is tremendous and is an extension of our coaching staff when he's behind the plate. Tremendous young man both on and off the field."
— Mark Thompson, Varsity Baseball Coach