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Lucas Koenig
Lucas Koenig

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Berlin, Md.

High School:
Stephen Decatur H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R

High School/Club: Earned four letters in baseball at Stephen Decatur High School ... Was Honorable Mention All-Bayside Conference (2007) Second Team All-Bayside (2008) and First Team All-Bayside (2009) ... Team went 16-0 in the Bayside South Division and won 2009 league title ... Hit .398 with 44 RBIs in 2009 ... Played for Salisbury Blue Sox American Legion team ... Won Surprise Player of the Year (2007), Batting Champion/Slugger of the Year and Hardest Work Ethic award (2008) and Outstanding Team Player award (2009) ... Team was district champions in three times from 2007-09 ... Hit .436 with 40 RBIs in 2008 and had three home runs in 2009.

Personal: Born Feb. 11, 1991 in Salisbury, Md. ... Son of Julie and Hank Koenig ... Has one sister, Lindsay ... Major is Marine Biology ... Made the honor roll final three years of high school ... Four-year member of "Maryland Minds in Motion" ... Part of Habitat for Humanity (2009) and the Key Club (2008-09).

Out of the Park: Pregame routine/superstitions: Run, stretch and pine tar bat.

Best Sports Moment: Helping Stephen Decatur to 16-0 conference record in senior season.

Person who has most influenced me: My father, because he works hard every day and when worst comes to worst, nothing puts him down.

Personal best non-athletic achievement: Graduating high school and being in "Minds in Motion" all four years.

When I graduate, I plan to: Have a successful career.

Best advice received/favorite saying: "Stay through the ball."

Hobbies outside of sports: Fishing, eating and going to the beach.

Favorite book: The Natural by Bernard Malamud.

Favorite movie: "300."

Athletic goals for the season: Go 100 percent from the first inning to the last.

Personal athletic goal: Make the All-MEAC Team.

Anything else that is important to know about you: When it comes to baseball, the team comes first, not myself.