KU takes on Aggies at Bricktown Ballpark Wednesday
Kansas baseball handed out its end-of-the-year awards after the final regular season game.
KU-Mizzou meet for final time as Big 12 foes this weekend
KU looks to snap a six-game slide at home
Honors and Awards:
2012 (Freshman): Earned selection to the Athletic Director's and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls ... Played in five games off the bench ... Batted .400, collecting two hits in five at bats ... Became first Jayhawk to homer in his first collegiate at bat since 1984, which he belted against Mississippi Valley State (Feb. 24) ... Also recorded a pinch-hit single against Saint Mary (April 18).
Notre Dame HS: Lettered three years for head coach Guy Gianni ... Named to ESPN Rise Magazine all-state Top 50 players in Arizona in 2011 ... A two-time all-state and all-region selections ... Received Notre Dame High School team MVP award in 2011 ... Led team with .402 batting average with five home runs and 31 RBIs ... Led team in on-base percentage, slugging percentage and stolen bases ... Played in High School North-South All-Star baseball game in 2011 ... Helped St. Bernards finish season at 32-2 and as runner-up in state championship ... High school was ranked No. 2 in the nation by Baseball America in 2009 ... Named to Anderson Bat National Classic 2010 All-Tournament Team after hitting .455 and driving in six of the teams nine runs in tourney ... Played on 2011 Arizona Senior Sunbelt All-Star Team in Oklahoma City.....Played on 2009, 2010 and 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks Pro Scout team ...Invited to Cincinnati Reds Area Code tryouts in 2011 ... Played and lettered three years of varsity hockey, winning two state titles and was named to all-state team in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: Joseph Robert Luvisi was born in Mesa, Ariz. ... Son of John and Jaime Luvisi ...Has two siblings, Jordan and Jessica ... Older brother, Jordan, played two years at Pepperdine and is a junior on KU baseball team ... Older sister, Jessica, graduated from KU in 2011 with degree in human biology ... A biochemistry major.