|High School:||Monte Vista|
Played in 48 games for the Tigers in 2018 hitting .278 with four home runs and 23 RBI. Was top five on the team in hits, home runs, doubles, RBIs, walks and at-bats. Had five multi-RBI games. Recorded four RBIs against Nevada on 3/6 when he went 3-6 with two doubles and a triple. Went 3-5 with two RBIs twice on the season, first against Loyola - Marymount on 3/31 and again on 5/4 against Santa Clara. Had 14 multi-hit games. Homered in back-to-back games against Pepperdine on 4/6 and 4/7. Reached safely in 13-straight games from 4/14-5/5.
In 51 games for the Tigers, Halstead led the team in walks with 24. He brought in 21 runs and registered 38 hits including nine doubles. Against San Diego State, he went 2-4 with a double and three RBI. In the field, Halstead had a 1.000 fielding percentage recording 23 putouts.
Halstead played for the Madison Mallards in the Northwoods League. While there, he hit .288/.333/.561 in his 17 games. Halstead also managed three doubles and five homers, driving in 14 and scoring 14 runs of his own.
Halstead ended the year on a 14-game hitting streak and was one of four Tigers to hit over .300 on the year. In Halstead's final five games, he recorded multiple hits each time, hitting .476 over that time to end the year. He had 13 doubles and five homers, each new career bests, with 13 extra-base hits in his final 23 games. Over 15 starts from April 10 to May 8, Halstead drove in 16 runs as part of his career-best 25 RBI. In the WCC, Halstead hit .322/.385/.467, second on the team in batting average. He had his first career triple at AT&T Park on March 24 against San Francisco.
Halstead had a .392 OBP for the Humboldt Crabs this summer, playing in the California Collegiate Independent League.
After a slow start to his first season, Halstead came on strong at the end of the year as he worked his way on to the field as Pacific's designated hitter. In all, Halstead played in 15 games while earning 11 starts. At the plate, the big freshman hit .256 as he totaled 10 hits in 39 at-bats. Halstead posted his first collegiate hit at UNLV on Feb. 23 after coming off the bench as a pinch-hitter. He put it all together against WCC regular season champ, San Diego, on April 12 when he went 3-for-4 with and RBI and two runs scored. He posted his first collegiate home run against WCC tournament champ, Pepperdine, on April 3 while going 2-for-3.
A 2014 graduate of Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif., Halstead was a three-time letterwinner for the Mustangs in baseball. Entering his senior season, Halstead was named a Perfect Game USA Preseason HS Underclassmen All American Honorable Mention. He lived up to the billing as he posted a .383 average to go along with five home runs and 21 RBI. For his play, Halstead was named his team MVP while earning First Team All-Bay Area for his play. As a junior, Halstead hit .250 with five doubles and one home run while catching 21 contests.
A Walnut Creek, Calif. native, Lucas is majoring in communication at Pacific. He is the son of Kelly and Mike Halstead and has one younger sister, Kassidy.