GW Baseball Alum Bobby Lucas Jr. Named Coordinator of Baseball Operations
Sept. 14, 2012
WASHINGTON - Former George Washington baseball standout, and current Washington Nationals minor league pitcher, Bobby Lucas Jr. has been hired as the Coordinator of Baseball Operations for the GW Baseball team, Associate Head Coach and interim Head Coach Tom Sheridan announced today.
Lucas will serve in the position through the fall semester before resuming his professional baseball career in March.
"Bobby has demonstrated his commitment to not only the GW Baseball program but to his academics as well by pursuing his master's degree while pitching professionally," said Associate Head Coach and interim Head Coach Tom Sheridan. "I feel he is a great role model for our current roster and is a great fit for this position before he resumes his career in the spring."
His primary responsibilities will include oversight of the team's student managers, practice management, travel and recruiting plans, staff activities, coordination of video services and assisting with camps, clinics and community initiatives.
"I am thrilled to be back on campus and giving back to the program that afforded me many great opportunities," said Lucas. "I look forward to working with Coach Sheridan and Coach Lorber and being a part of the new and exciting culture of the GW baseball program."
Lucas concluded his career at GW ranked eighth all-time with 233 strikeouts while posting 12 victories in 81 appearances, including 25 starts.
This season, his second full season in professional baseball, Lucas split time between the Gulf Coast League Nationals and the Hagerstown Suns (A). He combined to appear in 31 total games, throwing 40.0 innings with 50 strikeouts. For his career, he has pitched to a 3-1 record with 79 strikeouts in 61.1 innings.