Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athelete or Coach: Dwyane Wade
In His MP3 Player: Zac Brown Band
Last Concert He Attended: Black Eyed Peas
Favorite Writer: Bill Simmons
Film Favorites: Actor: Denzel Washington, Actress: Rachel McAdams, Director: Clint Eastwood
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Baked Ziti
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dr. Virginia Zimsmeister, Health & Kinesiology
Favorite Big City: New York City
Foreign Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Tubing & Deep Sea Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Most Memorable Moment At Purdue: Sweeping Indiana in 2011
Furry Friend: Sammie, Lab-Retriever
Other Hobbies: Boating, Fishing, College Football
2012 Season Academic All-Big Ten... Antonelli played in 14 games, starting the game two win of the Penn State series at designated hitter... delivered the key two-out, go-ahead single in the eighth inning of that PSU win... knocked in the first run of the game with that hit and scored from first base on an extra-base hit moments later... drewa three walks versus only one strikeout in 20 total plate appearances... recorded an RBI double and a scored a run in the game two win at Murray State... singled, walked and scored in the win versus IPFW at Parkview Field in downtown Fort Wayne.
2011 Season Academic All-Big Ten... Antonelli played in seven games and started three times at designated hitter... started the home win against Ball State as the cleanup hitter, the finale of the Illinois series and the Big Ten Tournament game against Minnesota... also saw action against Notre Dame, Wabash, the road game at Bradley and the midweek win at Illinois-Chicago... reached safely three times, scored twice and drove in a run with a sac fly in the home win against Ball State... delivered an RBI single against Illinois... singled as a pinch hitter at UIC... walked in his only plate appearance in the Wabash win... hit by a pitch as a pinch hitter at Wabash.
2010 Season Did not see action.
Earned two varsity letters in baseball at Westminster Christian School in Miami, Fla. ... Team won district championships his junior and senior seasons ... Honorable mention All-Dade County as a senior ... Batted .385 with 20 RBIs and 17 runs scored his senior year ... Hit .313 with 16 runs scored and 12 RBIs in 20 games as a junior ... As a freshman and sophomore, played two junior varsity seasons at Palmetto High School and hit over .400 both years ... Also played basketball.
Full name is Christopher Mark Antonelli ... Born July 13, 1989 in Miami, Fla., ... Son of Mark and Debbie Antonelli ... Has a brother, John, and a sister, Jenny, who was a cheerleader at Notre Dame ... Intends to pursue a career in athletic training.