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- Alex Luna
Alex Luna

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Grissom HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R



03/27/2012

UAB Places 149 On C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better

2013 (Sophomore)
- Appeared in 15 games on the mound, including eight starts
- Owned a 2-4 record with a 5.19 ERA
- Struck out 37 while only walking 17
- Threw a complete game shutout against Alabama State (April 24), only surrendering three hits and striking out a career-best 10
- Earned Conference USA Pitcher of the Week honors for his efforts versus Alabama State (April 29)
- Won the Blazers' final game of the year, against UCF (May 24) in the Conference USA Championship
- Struck out seven batters and allowed two hits in 6.1 innings of work versus UCF
- Registered five strikeouts against Alabama (April 16)
- Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades
- Member of the Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League in the summer
- Played with teammate Nick Altobella in Wilmington

2012 (Freshman)
- Made 12 appearances, including two starts with a 1-1 record and 9.15 ERA
- Pitched a total of 19.2 innings with 15 strikeouts
- Had six total outings in league play
- Scoreless outings in three of his first four appearances
- Made collegiate debut at East Carolina (March 31) with two scoreless innings
- Fired three scoreless frames with two outs to earn the win against Troy (April 3)
- Blanked Memphis in a two-inning relief stint (May 4)
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

High School/Prep
- Three-year player at Grissom High School for head coach Adam Moseley
- Top 100 in-state player by Alabama Top Prospects
- Earned 2011 Huntsville Times First Team honors
- Helped team capture the 6A Area 14 championship and finish state runners up
- Posted a 7-0 record and hit .315 with 30 runs scored as a sophomore to earn Huntsville Coaches All-County Team

Personal
Alex Cole Luna ... born Feb. 11, 1993 ... son of Alan and Cindy Luna ... has two brothers ... majoring in business management.