Colson Luke Harper is a left-handed hitting catcher from Meridian, Mississippi playing his first season with the Lightning.
Harper has thus far completed three seasons of college baseball, with his first two as a member of the Pearl River Community College Wildcats. From 2018-19 he appeared in 86 games, slashing an impressive .294/.441/.412 with a trio of home runs, 40 RBI and 9 stolen bases.
Following those two campaigns, Luke joined the University of North Alabama for his junior season. In 12 games as a Lion, he continued to show his ability to get on base with a .326 OBP while chipping in a pair of doubles and RBI.
Luke is the son of Tammy and Chris Harper, has two siblings and currently majors in sports management.