De LaRiva gets a big out in the seventh to escape bases-loaded jam
Picchiotti's game-tying single in the seventh punctuates Black's three-run rally
News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Sander & Shipley help Palm Springs win fifth straight SCCBL title.
Boilermakers win final five games & six of the last seven; Kyle Wood wins team triple crown.
Adam Dressler, 2014 Photo Gallery
Weekend photo gallery of Purdue Baseball's home series with Ohio State.
The Boilermakers host Michigan for a weekend series at Alexander Field. Photos by David Wegiel & Michael Ringor.
Boilermakers host Penn State for the first home weekend of 2014
Baseball Hosts IPFW for the home opener at Alexander Field
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: Tom Brady
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Unique Baseball Feat He Witnessed: Scott Podsednik walk off Home Run in Game 2 of World Series in 2005.
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: James Jewell
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Anthony Rizzo
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Kendall Jenner
In His MP3 Player: Rihanna
Last Concert He Attended: Country Thunder
Favorite Writer: Dr. Seuss
Favorite Actor & Actress: Will Ferrell & Emmanuelle Chriqui
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Step Brothers
Favorite TV Series: Ray Donovan
Dream Car: SuperYacht
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Grilled Sea Bass
Favorite Dessert: Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Santorini, Greece
Country He'd Like to Visit: Bahamas
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Mound
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dr. Richard Feinburg, Health and Human Sciences
Furry Friend: Chelsea, Wheaton Terrier
Academic All-Big Ten... Dressler pitched in two games, both in relief... was limited by an injury early in the season... worked 2 1/3 innings of one-hit relief in the nightcap of the Butler doubleheader... also pitched in the nightcap of the Gonzaga doubleheader in Phoenix. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Dressler pitched in 14 games, making starts against Butler, IPFW, Illinois-Chicago and Ohio State... team's newcomer of the year honoree... helped lead Purdue to its season series sweep of Butler, working 10 2/3 innings of two-run ball with six strikeouts vs. no walks vs. the Bulldogs... won his first college start in the spring break midweek date at Butler after not allowing a run until the sixth inning... all five hits he allowed at Butler came with two outs and he retired 12 consecutive batters from the second through sixth innings... followed that up with three scoreless innings as the start in the home-opening win against IPFW... struck out a season-high four over five innings of one-run ball against Butler at Alexander Field... also excelled in relief at Indiana State, working four innings of one-run ball and not issuing a walk... pitched a scoreless eighth inning in game two at Rice, his collegiate debut... worked a scoreless fourth inning in the midweek win at Illinois State, leaving the bases loaded... along with his rubber game start against Ohio State, also made appearances against Michigan and Iowa in Big Ten play... escaped an inherited bases-loaded jam in the finale of the Michigan series... led the way in midweek action, working a team-high 20 2/3 innings over seven appearances and compiling a 2.18 ERA. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Dressler was a four-year letter-winner for coaches Justin Cronin and Tom Dorrance at Hinsdale Central High School in suburban Chicago... three-year member of the varsity was an All-West Suburban Conference honoree as a junior... went 2-1 with 30 strikeouts, a 2.30 ERA and 1.26 WHIP as a senior... excelled as a sophomore on varsity, compiling a 4-2 record and 2.29 ERA... also played basketball as a freshman.
Full name is Adam Jeffrey Dressler... born in Hinsdale, Ill.... parents are David and Sue Dressler... family also includes younger siblings Lyneth, Philip and Connor... majoring in sales management.