Jacob Lueneburg

    RS Senior

    Caledonia, Wis.

    High School:
    Shoreland Lutheran

    Last College:
    Kishwaukee College

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 210




    Jacob Lueneburg


    SEASON RECAP: 2014 Houston Baseball

    Cougars wrap up 2014 ranked No. 11 in the nation


    Baseball's Memorable Year Comes to a Close

    Cougars finish at 48-18 and two wins shy of Omaha


    Silver Sweep! Cougars Earn Season Sweep of Rice

    Houston improves to 40-13 on the year; sweeps season series vs. Rice


    Cougars Clinch Series with 5-2 Win Over UCF

    Houston improves to 35-13 and 10-8 in league play with victory


    Baseball Walks Off in Thrilling Fashion Over UCF

    Houston now 34-13 on the year and 9-8 in league action

    2014 The American All-Academic Team
    2014 All-Silver Glove Series vs. Rice
    2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2012 Commissioner's Honor Roll

    RS-SENIOR (2014)
    Was primarily used as Houston's designated hitter or in a pinch-hit role during his senior season...Made 36 appearances with 16 starts...Tallied 18 hits and scored 10 runs, while driving in 11 with a .247 average...Slugged .356 with eight of his 18 hits coming as doubles...Made a statement vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 28) with a career-tying three hits and career-best three RBI, helping Houston to a 9-0 shutout win over the 2014 College World Series participant Red Raiders...Drove in two on two hits, including the go-ahead double vs. McNeese State (Feb. 25) in the bottom of the eighth inning to break up a 2-2 tie...Went three straight games with a pinch-hit, including an RBI-double vs. Sam Houston State (April 22)...Had two hits and two RBI in a win at Cincinnati (April 27) and an RBI-pinch hit single vs. Rice (May 13) to help Houston to the season sweep of the Owls...Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003

    SENIOR (2013)
    Received a medical redshirt...Didn't compete in any games during the 2013 season...Will return for 2014 with one year of eligibility remaining

    JUNIOR (2012)
    Made an immediate impact in the Houston lineup in his debut season as a Cougar...Appeared in 52 games, making 48 starts...Saw action in right field and at first base...Hit .309...Tallied 56 hits, second-most on the team, scored 17 runs and drove in 23 RBI...Led Houston with 13 stolen bases in 18 attempts...Committed just three errors in 183 putouts and 16 assists...Led the team with 20 multi-hit games...Opened up the year with three, two-hit games...Hit .333 in C-USA play...Led the league with eight stolen bases during the conference regular season...Slugged .403 and recorded an on-base percentage of .410 in league contests...Went 4-for-6 for a career-best at East Carolina (April 7)...Tallied three, three-hit games vs. Texas State (Feb. 25), vs. Sam Houston State (March 13), and at Oklahoma State (March 17)...Drove in three RBI in a 2-for-2 effort at UAB (April 27), which included his only homerun of the year...Stole a season-high two bases in win over Tulane (May 11)...Was 2-for-5 with an RBI in a win over Tennessee (March 2) at the Houston College Classic...Drove in two runs in a win at No. 6 Rice (March 4)...Rode a seven-game hit streak (May 1-13)...Tallied four hits and four RBI in the C-USA Championship, including a 2-for-4, one run, two RBI effort in 2012 finale win over Memphis (May 25)

    Played under head coach Josh Pethord for two years...Received All-Conference, All-District and All-American honors

    Played for head coach Tim Mielke...Received All-Conference, All-Country and All-State honors

    Full name is Jacob Wayne Lueneburg...Born Jan. 23, 1991 in South Milwaukee, Wis...Son of Jerome and Gloria Lueneburg...Hobbies include hunting and fishing...Father, Jerome, was the WISAA State Discus Champion in 1981...Majoring in health


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