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2023 Featured Graduates

Luke Werkmeister-Martin

“Because of Willamette, I got to play baseball with some of my best friends while receiving an amazing education.”

Data science, economics, MS in data science

Luke Werkmeister-Martin


  • Willamette University Baseball Player for four years.
  • 2021 ABCA Baseball All-American
  • 2021, 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-American
  • 2021 ABCA Baseball All-West Region
  • 2021, 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 2021, 2022 All Northwest Conference Baseball
  • Co-founder and patent owner of NevaRest LLC, a foam roller water bottle sleeve; it was a 2022 Shark Tank Finalist
  • Data scientist intern at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Colorado
  • Rocket team lead at Ball Aerospace in Boulder
  • Data scientist intern at SigmaMed Solutions in Boulder
  • Baseball coach at Monarch High School Baseball in Louisville, Colorado
  • Computer science section leader at Willamette
  • Physics tutor at Willamette
  • Charles D. Allis Economics Award 2021 from Willamette University

What’s next: Data scientist at Ball Aerospace in Boulder.

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Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.