Mike Lutz
Mike Lutz


North Barrington, Ill.

High School:
Lake Zurich

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190





Purdue Hosts Butler With Chance to Sweep Season Series

Boilermakers to play same opponent in three different locations for only third time since 1998.


Boilers Lose Two One-Run Games to Drop Another Series

Purdue unable to make 4-0 & 5-2 hold up in game one of doubleheader at MSU.


Boilermakers Host No. 10 Louisville for Midweek Action

Purdue defeated Cardinals in walk-off fashion in final home opener at Lambert Field.


Purdue Shuts Out Penn State to Salvage Series Finale

Boilermakers post their first shutout vs. a Big Ten rival since 2012 Big Ten Tournament.


Purdue Set to Host Penn State for First Home Weekend of 2014

Boilermakers have won 17 of last 21 vs. PSU dating back to 2008.


Purdue Baseball Series vs PSU

Boilermakers host Penn State for the first home weekend of 2014


Purdue at LSU

Purdue Baseball takes on LSU in Baton Rouge. Photos by Brenda Krieg.


Purdue at Rice

Photos of Purdue's weekend series at Rice, courtesy of Ricardo Arrechea, Pedro Arrechea, John Cox & Georgia Palkowetz


Mike Lutz, 2013

Mike Lutz, 2013


2013 Season in Photos

A mega photo gallery of pictures spanning the entirety of Purdue Baseball's 2013 season.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Kyle Wood
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Yasiel Puig
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Jackie Robinson
In His MP3 Player: Luke Bryan
Last Concert He Attended: Country Thunder Fest in Wisconsin
Favorite Writer: Dr. Seuss
Film Favorites:
Actor: Mark Wahlberg, Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Director: Christopher Nolan
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Meal: Surf & Turf
Favorite Purdue Building: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Sanibel Island, Fla.
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Golfing & Boating
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Locker Room
Most Memorable Weekend at Purdue: 2013 Tournament at Mississippi State
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Evan Totty, Economics
Furry Friend: Teddy, Dog

2013 Photo Gallery

2014 Season
Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2013 Season
Lutz pitched in 25 games and started the spring break trip game at Louisville... ranked second on the team in appearances, taking the mound in 15 Big Ten games to rank second in the league in conference play... established a new Purdue freshman record with his 25 appearances... pitched in all three games of the Penn State and Michigan State series, joining teammates Brett Andrzejewski and Tim McElroy as the first Purdue relievers to appear in all three games of a series since 2009... starred in relief in the first-ever sweep at Penn State, working 6 1/3 innings of scoreless relief over his three appearances... earned his first collegiate win with 4 1/3 innings of scoreless work in the series finale at PSU... gave Purdue a chance to win in his start at Louisville, pitching four innings of two-run ball while surrendering only three hits... also went 4 1/3 innings of quality relief in the middle game of the Northwestern series, keeping NU off the scoreboard until a two-out walk in the ninth led to a big inning... retired 13 of the first 14 batters he faced in his appearance against Northwestern... worked 3 1/3 innings of hitless relief in the season finale against Iowa... worked two innings of scoreless relief in the middle game of the Samford series.

High School
Lutz was a three-year varsity letter-winner for Gary Simon at Lake Zurich High School in suburban Chicago... two-time all-conference honoree was voted LZHS's top pitcher each of his upperclassman seasons... all-area as a senior after being honorable mention a year earlier... sportsmanship award recipient as a senior... high honor roll student every semester.

Full name is Michael William Lutz... born in Palatine, Ill.... parents are Mike and Cheryl Lutz... family also includes five younger siblings: Olivia, Emily, Mary, Jon and Anna... majoring in management with a career ambition of working in the sports industry.