Jayhawks end Big 12 play at 12-12, with one non-conference series left in regular season
Kansas has six conference games left, all at Hoglund Ballpark
Senior Tanner Poppe gives up one hit, strikes out seven and walks none in the win
Kansas plays first home games since March 13
Jayhawks face first ranked foe of the season
2012 (Junior): Made 15 appearances, including one start ... Recorded a 1-2 record in seven innings pitched ... Allowed just four hits in 19 at bats with men on base (.211) ... Collected first strikeout in KU uniform is season opener at Middle Tennessee (Feb. 17) ... Made a pair of scoreless appearances at UTSA Classic, vs. Louisiana (March 3) and vs. Gonzaga (March 4) ... Made first start at Wichita State (April 11), allowing three runs in two innings ... Earned first win of season against Kansas State (April 25), retiring the final two hitters in the 11th inning ... Made scoreless appearance against Air Force (May 5).
Summer 2011: Played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League ... Made 12 starts and recorded 39 strikeouts in 57 innings ... Manager was Eric Suplee.
2011 (At Pepperdine): Made 10 relief appearances ... Posted a 2.13 ERA and an 0-1 record with 11 strikeouts in 12 2/3 innings ... Limited opposing hitters to a .227 batting average, including a .174 batting average with men on base ... Tossed six consecutive scoreless innings against Fresno State (Feb. 27), Louisville (March 12), Cal Poly (March 22) and BYU (March 31) ... Struck out a season-high three hitters against nationally ranked Cal State Fullerton (April 5) and USC (May 24).
2010 (At Pepperdine): Made nine appearances out of the bullpen ... Compiled a 1-2 record with a 5.79 ERA ... Recorded nine strikeouts in 9 1/3 innings pitched ... Struck out four hitters in three innings against UC-Santa Barbara to earn first career win (May 11) ...Did not allow a run over a 3 game stretch vs nationally ranked opponents Stanford (Mar 20), Cal State Fullerton (Apr 20) and UCLA (May 4)... Limited opposing hitters to team lowest .209 batting average... Held righties to a .174 batting average.
Notre Dame HS: Lettered four years for head coach Guy Gianni ... Named to All-Arizona team and first team all-state by Arizona Republic ... Also selected 2009 regional player of the year ... A three time all-region selection ... Helped St. Bernards compile an 83-13 record during his high school career ... Team was ranked No. 2 in the nation by Baseball America in 2009 ...Received Notre Dame Team MVP Award in 2009.....Holds school records for most wins in a season (11-1) and career (22-1), most strikeouts in a season (92) and career (184) ...Hit 10 home runs senior year good for 2nd highest total in school history... Played in High School North-South All-State game in 2009 ...Won the Regional High School Home Run Derby in 2009 with 12 homers in 2 rounds......Named to Anderson Bat National Classic 2009 All-Tournament team after batting .416 with three homers and nine RBIs during the tourney ... Played on 2009 Champions Arizona Senior Sunbelt All-Star team in Oklahoma City ... Played on 2008 Arizona Diamondbacks Pro Scout team ... Lettered three years in hockey, winning two state titles and was named all-state as a junior.
Personal: Jordan Paul Luvisi was born in Mesa, Ariz. ... Son of John and Jamie Luvisi ... Has two siblings, Joe and Jessica ... Younger brother, Joe, is a freshman on the KU baseball team ... Older sister, Jessica, graduated from KU in 2011 with a degree in human biology ... Selected in the 49th round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks ... A sports management major.