Baseball

D.J. Luna - 25

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Franklin, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

D.J. Luna

Honors
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career Game Highs
Hits:
Runs:1, 2/24 vs. Monmouth
RBI: 1, 4/3/12 vs. UT-Martin
Walks:
HRs:
Strikeouts:1, 4/2 vs. Middle Tennessee State
Stolen Bases:

Coach Corbin Quote: D.J. is why coaches enjoy their profession. He asks for nothing but gives you everything. Tremendously committed to the team, he is a self-made player who shows continual improvement in all areas. He is a very good story for us as a kid who went from being a walk-on player to a usable piece of our team.

2013 -Struck out as a pinch hitter against MTSU 4/2... Popped up in his lone at-bat against Monmouth 2/23... Made an error while playing second base in Commodores' win over Central Arkansas 2/20.

2012 - Drove in his first run as a Commodore with a sacrifice fly against UT-Martin 4/3... Entered as a pinch runner against Evansville 3/20... Played second base as a defensive replacement against Oakland 2/22... Made his Vanderbilt debut as a pinch hitter at Stanford 2/19.

2011 - Redshirted after transferring from Samford, where he played football.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played football, basketball and baseball at Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, TN... Teams won state championships in basketball (2005), football (2006) and baseball (2007-08)... Named an All-State football player in 2008 and All-State baseball player in 2009... Played with several Division I athletes including Brandon Wright (Golden State Warriors), Thad McHaney (Vanderbilt football), and Jake Stallings (North Carolina baseball).

ACADEMICS - Luna is an Economics major after transferring from Samford.

PERSONAL- Drew Johnston Luna Jr.... Born 11/20/89... Son of Tina and Drew Luna... Has one brother, Jay... Grandfather played football and baseball at Alabama and later played professionally for the San Francisco 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers, his father played baseball at Lipscomb... Favorites include Chipper Jones and Michael Vick (athletes), Training Day (movie), SportsCenter (TV show), Brad Pitt (actor), Steak and Potatoes (meal), Garth Brooks (musician), Pizza (late night snack)... If he was not an athlete at Vanderbilt he would be in the military... Chose Vanderbilt because the academics are the best in the world and a top baseball program every year.

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