2017: Appeared in 12 games with one start in ETSU's first win of the season vs. Lipscomb, returning from injury...Saw extensive time as a reserve at right back, logging 56 minutes at UNCG, a full 45-minute half vs. VMI and 46 minutes vs. Mercer.
2016: Started and played in one game, which was last year's season opener against High Point...Scored a goal with his only shot on the season for a 1.000 shot percentage and shot on goal percentage...Totaled 49 minutes for the game and the season.
Prior to ETSU: Graduated from Science Hill HS in 2015...Four year starter as a defender and utility player under head coach Brandon Kind...2015 team captain for the Hilltoppers...In 2014, Science Hill posted a 21-1-1 record with Lucchesi starting on defense...In 2013 and 2014, he was awarded the regional defensive player of the year...2013 All-District defensive player of the year...On honor roll for three years in high school.
Personal: Born in Johnson City, Tenn. on April 27, 1997...Expects to major in Exercise Science while at ETSU...Son of John and Kris Lucchesi...His father played tennis at ETSU for four years...Career ambitions of being a professional soccer player or working in physical therapy or athletic training.
Pronounced: John Loo-kay-zee