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Luis Tuero

position

Infield

Height

5-11

Weight

184 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Freshman

Hometown

Hialeah, Fla.

High School

Monsignor Pace

Redshirt Freshman (2020): Appeared in 13 games and made nine starts at second base in shortened 2020 college baseball season…Ranked second on the team with a .323 batting average…Went 10-for-31 with a double, six runs scored and eight RBI…Had two multi-hit games and two multi-RBI performances…Tied for season-long eight-game hitting streak…Scored a run in season debut vs. Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Drove in a run vs. No. 2 Florida (Feb. 22)…Had a hit and a career-best three RBI in first start of the season, a win over USF (Feb. 26)…Doubled and drove in a run in series-opening win over Towson (Feb. 28)…Singled and scored a run in each of final two games vs. Towson (Feb. 29-Mar. 1)…Had two hits at FAU (Mar. 4)…Hit safely in three-game sweep of Pitt (Mar. 6-8, closing out series with 2-for-4, two RBI performance.

True Freshman (2019): Played in 14 games and made 11 starts before sustaining a season-ending injury…Hit .333 (12-for-36) with three doubles, two RBI, six runs scored and one stolen base…Posted a season-high two hits in reserve on Opening Night against Rutgers (Feb. 15)…Had a hit and run scored while making first career start in the outfield vs. FAU (Feb. 20)…Started all three games at Florida (Feb. 22-24), getting two hits and first career stolen base…Smacked two doubles and recorded his first RBI in win over UMBC (Mar. 1)…Started at DH for first time in career and recorded a hit vs. UMBC (March 2)…Had a hit in series finale vs. UMBC (Mar. 3)…Recorded third multi-hit game of the season with two singles and an RBI vs. Appalachian State (Mar. 6)…Had a double in series opener vs. Georgia Tech (Mar. 8).

High School: Earned four varsity letters at Monsignor Pace High School…Helped Pace win FHSAA Class 5A State Championship in 2018, hitting .468 with one homer and 14 RBI…Named to 2018 Miami Herald All-Dade Class 6A-2A First Team

Personal: Parents are father Emilio Tuero, mother Julia Peñaranda and stepmother Maria Medina…intends to major in sport administration.