Position
Catcher
Height
6'0
Weight
205 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
New Orleans, La.
B/T
R
High School
Newman HS

MLB Draft: 27th round in 2009 (Pittsburgh)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Highly touted catcher from Louisiana … had an extremely strong arm before suffering an injury in high school that required Tommy John surgery … enrolled at LSU in the fall of 2009, but left the baseball team early in the 2010 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
An outstanding two-sport star from Newman High School in New Orleans … named All-State, All-Metro, All-New Orleans and All-District as a senior in 2009 … was an All-District and All-New Orleans selection in 2008 … received All-Metro and All-New Orleans honors as a sophomore in 2007 … also played quarterback for the football team and broke Newman alumnus and NFL quarterback Peyton Manning’s school record for career touchdown passes.

PERSONAL
Full name is Paul Wesfeldt Luquette … parents are Leslie Luquette and Barbara Fitz-Hugh … born May 28, 1990.

 

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