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Gabe Luttrell
7  Gabe Luttrell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Midwest City, Okla.

High School:
Midwest City

Last College:
Cowley County (Kan.) Community College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

scouting report

The returning starter in the outfield, Luttrell will be the starter in either right or center field depending on who wins the third spot... A solid hitter who is learning that he has to go the other way with the ball to be successful... Focused a lot in the fall on hitting the outer half of the plate... Power numbers should improve... Very versatile and quick... Can hit anywhere in the lineup.

during fall drills

Started all three games in the outfield for the victorious White Sox during the Fall Ball World Series... Posted a .417 batting average with a team-best five runs scored, two RBIs and one home run... Totaled a pair of multiple-hit games... Went 2-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in the series opener... Helped clinch the series with a 2-for-3 performance in the third game with three runs scored.

on my summer vacation

Played for the Newport (R.I.) Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (a wood-bat league) for the summer... Helped the team to the league title with a 26-17 overall record... Selected to the NECBL All-Star game on July 20... Started all 33 games for the Gulls... Posted a .258 batting average with 20 runs scored on 31 hits with 20 RBIs and two home runs... Also had eight doubles... Went 9-for-10 in stolen base attempts... Had just 16 strikeouts and walked 12 times... Tallied a .320 batting average in the playoffs with six runs scored and five RBIs... Named the NECBL Offensive Player of the Week on July 1 after posting a .409 batting average (9-for-22) with a league-high eight RBIs, four runs scored and three doubles.

as a junior (2002)

Saw action in 55 games with 36 of his 54 starts coming in right field... Also started 18 games in center field... Posted a .289 batting average with 46 runs scored on 66 hits and 33 RBIs... Totaled 19 extra-base hits, including five home runs...Ranked among the team's top-5 in seven offensive categories, including second in runs scored and stolen bases (13)... Ranked third in doubles (13), home runs (five) and total bases (96), while his hit and RBI totals ranked fourth and fifth, respectively... Paced the team with 228 at-bats... Ranked third on the team with 22 multiple-hit games... Tallied six multiple-RBI games... Hit .280 in Big 12 contests with 20 runs scored and 17 RBIs, while starting all 26 league games... Led the team with four home runs in conference play, while his 10 extra-base hits trailed just Pat Maloney for the team lead... Started the season with three straight multiple-hit games against Doane, Southern Nazarene and Creighton, going 6-for-12 with eight runs scored, four RBIs and four walks... Opened the season with a 2-for-4 afternoon against Doane on Feb. 12 with three RBIs, three runs scored and two walks... Followed that performance with a 2-for-4 day against Southern Nazarene on Feb. 15 with two runs scored and a RBI... Scored three runs to highlight a 2-for-4 effort against Creighton on Feb. 19... Garnered two hits against No. 7 Miami on Feb. 23... Posted his first and only four-hit game of the season against No. 24 Florida International on Feb. 24 with two doubles and a RBI... After going 0-for-9 to start the series against Western Illinois, he went 4-for-7 with three runs scored and a RBI in the final two games... Connected on his first career home run in the series finale against WIU... Had a season-best six-game hitting streak from March 15-20, including four straight multiple-hit games... Turned in a pair of doubles, a RBI and a run scored against No. 24 Florida International on March 17... After a 0-for-2 effort in the opener with No. 20 Oklahoma State, he went 5-for-9 with a career-best eight RBIs and three runs scored in the Wildcats' split of a doubleheader on March 23... Went 4-for-5 in the first game with four RBIs and two runs scored, including hitting his first career home run in Big 12 play... Connected on his first career grand slam in the second game with the Cowboys with four RBIs and a run scored... Collected a pair of RBIs to highlight a 2-for-4 effort against C.W. Post on March 27... Had two three-hit performances in the series win against No. 17 Texas Tech in Lubbock on April 5-7... Went 3-for-7 in the 15-inning win in the series opener on April 5 with a RBI and a run scored... Helped clinch the series with a 3-for-4 effort on April 7 with two runs scored, a RBI and home run... Totaled three runs scored and two RBIs to highlight a 2-for-5 day against Bethany on April 17... Went 2-for-6 with three runs scored and a RBI against Creighton on April 24... Scored five runs in the Wildcats' two wins over No. 15 Baylor on April 26-27... After an 0-for-4 performance in the opener against Oklahoma on May 3, he went 5-for-9 in the last two games with two runs scored, a RBI and a home run... Had a solid offensive series against Missouri on May 10-11, going 4-for-9 with two RBIs and two runs scored... Went 3-for-4 in the series-clincher versus the Tigers with two RBIs and a run scored... Had a pair of multiple-hit games against Kansas... Went 3-for-5 in the finale with a school-record tying three doubles and two runs scored... Compiled a .111 batting average in four starts at the Big 12 Tournament with two runs scored and a RBI... After going hitless in the first three games, he snapped out of his slump to go 2-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in the semifinal loss to No. 8 Nebraska.

at cowley county community college (2001)

A one-year starter and letterwinner as a shortstop and designated hitter at Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kan. ... Helped the Saints to a a 49-16 record and their seventh straight Jayhawk Conference title in 2001 en route to a bid to the NJCAA College World Series in Grand Junction, Colo. ... Finished the season at No. 7 in the final NJCAA Top 25 poll... Earned honorable mention All-Jayhawk Conference honors as a sophomore... Compiled a .341 batting average in 51 starts with 55 runs scored on 64 hits and 36 RBIs... Collected 18 extra-base hits, including six home runs, which ranked third on the team... Went 7-for-7 in stolen bases... Tallied a .503 slugging percentage and a .416 on-base percentage... Had just 19 strikeouts in 190 at-bats, while he drew 19 walks and six hit-by-pitches... Posted a .333 batting average in the NJCAA College World Series... Coached by Dave Burroughs.

at oklahoma state university (2000)

Saw action in seven games for the Cowboys... Posted a .250 average with one RBI... Lone hit and RBI of the season came against Grambling State... Coached by Tom Holliday.

at university of central oklahoma (1999)

Attended the University of Central Oklahoma on a football scholarship, but did not play baseball... Coached by Gary Howard.

at midwest city high school

A three-year letterwinner in baseball at Midwest City High School in Midwest City, Okla. ... A two-year starter... Earned selection to the Daily Oklahoman's first team All-State team as well as Big All-City team as a senior... Also named first team all-district... Posted a .429 batting average with 39 RBIs and seven home runs... Went to the state tournament all three years of high school... Lettered two years in football where he saw action as a wide receiver, kicker and free safety... Named to the 1997 Daily Oklahoman's first team Big All-City team as a wide receiver... Selected to the All-District 6A-1 and Mid-State Conference teams as a senior... Selected to the Oklahoma Football Coaches All-Star team and to the McDonald's Annual East-West football game... Team advanced to the state championship game in 1997... Coached in baseball by Jerry Long... Long's son, Jason, currently is a sophomore on the Wildcat squad.

personal

(Full name: Gabriel Aaron Luttrell) was born March 15, 1980, in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... He is the son of Bill and Cindy Luttrell... The second youngest of four children, Gabe has two brothers, Jay (27), Evan (24), and a sister, Kari (15)... Father, Bill, was a wrestler at the University of Oklahoma from 1967-71... Brother, Jay, played baseball at Southwestern Oklahoma, while brother, Evan, played football at Central Oklahoma... Majoring in marketing.