Photos from St. John's 5-2 win over Georgetown in the opening game of the 2018 BIG EAST Baseball Championship
As a Senior (2017): Served as the Rams' starting shortstop for most of the season... Led the Rams with a .313 batting average and tied for the team lead in home runs... Added 19 runs scored, 11 doubles, and two triples... Totaled nine multi-hit games and six multi-RBI contests... Started the season with a bang, collecting nine hits in the opening series at Houston Baptist, which included a pair of four-hit games (2/18-19)... Put himself in the Fordham record by hitting for the cycle at #21 Long Beach State, going 5-for-5 with two RBI (2/25)... Hit a walk-off grand slam home run to defeat Manhattan in game one of a doubleheader, while connecting on an inside-the-park home run in game two (3/8)... Missed just over two weeks of action in April with injury... Finished the season by reaching base in each of the last 21 games, which included a career-long 11-game hit streak... Totaled four hits and four RBI in the Rhode Island series (4/28-30)... Had four hits, including two doubles, and five RBI in the LIU Brooklyn series (5/6-7)... Had three hits, four walks, and two runs scored in the final series of the season at St. Bonaventure (5/18-5/20).
As a Junior (2016): Became a mainstay in the Rams' lineup at either third base or designated hitter... Started 50 of 54 games... Batted .253 with 29 runs scored, 12 doubles, a triple, four home runs, and 27 RBI... Also stole five bases... Tied for the team-lead in doubles and was second in home runs, while being third in RBI... Registered 11 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests... Hit better in conference action at .273 with eight doubles, three home runs, and 14 RBI... Was 3-for-5 with an RBI in the series finale at #7/10 LSU (3/5)... Connected on his first career grand slam home run in a win over Manhattan (3/8)... Went 5-for-10 with three runs scored, two home runs, and six RBI in a doubleheader sweep at La Salle (4/10)... Was 2-for-3 with three RBI versus Iona (4/12)... Notched three hits, including a double, against Rhode Island (4/16)... Went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored at Davidson (4/23)... Cracked a home run at Massachusetts (4/30)... Was a perfect 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI in the series opener against Dayton (5/19)... Hit .417 in the Atlantic 10 Championship over three contests... Was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI in a win over Saint Louis (5/25)... Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Saint Joseph's (5/26)... Also made five appearances on the mound, posting a 1-1 record with five strikeouts in eight innings... Threw a career-long three innings to earn the win at Albany (3/30).
As a Sophomore (2015): Limited to just nine games due to injury... Batted .188 with six runs scored and eight RBI... Had a pair of multi-hit games... Started the season by being named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, after collecting seven RBI in three games at the Georgia Challenge... Had a home run and two RBI at Georgia State (2/13)... Tied a career-high with five RBI, while going 2-for-5 with two doubles in a win over Georgia Tech (2/14)... Was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI at Florida Gulf Coast (2/22).
As a Freshman (2014): Split time between shortstop and pitcher... Appeared in 31 games in the field, starting 29... Hit .208 overall with 16 runs scored, seven doubles, and 14 RBI... Had a pair of multi-hit games and three games of more than one RBI... Was 1-for-4 with a triple and three RBI against Sacred Heart (3/16)... Was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI at St. Bonaventure (4/19)... Had his best day as a Ram against Massachusetts, going 3-for-5 with two doubles and five RBI (4/25)... Also made seven relief pitching appearances... Was 2-0 with a 3.52 ERA in 7.2 innings pitched... Recorded wins over Delaware (3/1) and NYIT (3/11)... Posted a season-high four strikeouts in two innings of work at Hofstra (3/19).
Before College: Lettered four years at Half Hollow Hills High School West under Coach Tom Migliozzi... Broke the school record for batting average (.513) as a junior and was named All-League... Named team MVP and All-County, while earning the Suffolk County Silver Slugger Award... Member of the National Honor Society and high honor roll... Played summer ball for the Long Island Titans under Coach Dave Walker.
Luke Matthew Stampfl... born in Stony Brook, N.Y....son of Eric and Heather Stampfl... brother of Eric and Jessica... chose St. John's for the coaching staff and the opportunity to win... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete and his parents as the people he admires most... a member of his high school honor society who also lettered in golf... his father, Eric, played baseball at St. John's from 1981-83 before playing three seasons in the Mets organization... his brother, Eric, played baseball at LIU Post... his mother, Heather, played tennis at DePauw University... pursuing a graduate degree in finance.
**Bio courtesy of Scott Kwiatkowski and the Fordham Sports Information Department**