Duke Baseball BIO
4 Mark Lumpa
2014: Played in 57 games, starting 56 … Started 33 games in centerfield, 22 in leftfield and one at second base … Hit .276 with seven doubles, four triples and a home run while also leading the team in on base percentage (.440) and walks (52) … Finished the season ranked fifth nationally in both walks and walks per game (0.91) … Ranked fifth in the ACC in on base percentage, fifth in runs scored (48), sixth in triples (4) and second in walks (52) … Became the fourth player in Duke history to draw 50 or more walks in a single season … Drew at least one walk in 34 contests … Reached base in 27 straight contests from March 8 to April 19 … Recorded multiple walks in five consecutive contests from April 12 to April 19 … Totaled 11 games with multiple hits, including two games with a career-high four hits (UMES, March 18 and Pitt March 22) … Belted his second career home run March 22 at Pitt.
2013: Played in 48 games, starting 37 in left field, two at second base and two as designated hitter ... Also made two relief appearances on the mound ... Batted .311 with two doubles, 18 runs scored and 14 RBI ... Drew 26 walks and led the team with a .438 on-base percentage ... Tied for second on the team in batting average ... Emerged as one of Duke’s most consistent hitters over the second half of the season ... Hit .180 over the first 21 games before leading the team in batting average (.390), on-base percentage (.515), hits (32) and walks (18) over the Blue Devils’ final 25 contests ... Amassed two or more hits in 12 games ... Posted a .282 batting average in 20 ACC games, adding a double, nine runs scored and four RBI ... Had a 10-game hitting streak from April 2 to Apri 16 ... Went 4-for-4 with a run scored and three RBI May 14 at UNC Greensboro.
2012: An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Started 34 of the 40 games in which he appeared ... All 34 starts came at second base ... Hit .259 with 30 hits, 11 RBI and 12 runs scored ... Slugged .328 with one home run, one triple and three doubles ... Hit a home run in his first career at bat, a two-run shot against N.C. Central ... Had a .358 on base percentage ... Had a season-high three hits against Georgia Tech and Clemson ... Had three two-hit games ... Had a five-game hitting streak ... Hit .302 against right-handed pitching ... Hit .383 with runners on base and .323 with runners in scoring position ... Stole four bases in seven attempts ... Made six relief appearances on the mound ... Pitched 8.0 innings with five strikeouts ... Had a 5.62 ERA.
2011: Tied for the team lead with 22 appearances on the mound ... Made one start against Georgia Tech ... Went 0-2 with a 4.00 ERA ... Struck out 15 batters in 27.0 innings of work ... Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings against High Point and Virginia.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at The Bolles School ... Along with Duke teammate David Perkins, led Bolles to back-to-back state championships as a junior and senior ... Never lost a game in his high school career, going a perfect 28-0 ... Went 13-0 as a senior with a 0.63 ERA ... Struck out 88 batters in 78.1 innings ... Named a MaxPreps Medium School First Team All-American ... As a junior, went 11-0 with a 0.87 ERA on the way to all-state honors ... Fanned 69 batters in 72.1 innings ... Went 4-0 as a sophomore ... Earned All-First Coast honors as a junior and senior ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class ... A National Honorary Merit Scholar ... First or second honors during all four years.
Personal: Born Mark Harrison Lumpa on April 3, 1992 in Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia ... The son of Robert and Debra Lumpa ... Has a brother (Craig) ... Played in the Little League World Series in 2003 and 2004.