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Ben Nisle
Ben  Nisle

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Schererville, Ind.

High School:
Lake Central

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
01/30/1999

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

04/26/2018

Baseball Tops IU in Front of Record Crowd

Boilermakers win fifth straight, even season series No. 15 Hoosiers

04/22/2018

Boilermakers Rally to Finish Sweep

Purdue scores 5 in the seventh inning; Learnard closes out all three win at Maryland

04/21/2018

Andrews Fans 9 in Win at Maryland

Warden, Dalesandro, Olund deliver RBI doubles; Learnard extends scoreless streak

04/21/2018

McGowan Powers Comeback Win at UMD

Bullpen works seven innings of one-run ball set up the multi-homer heroics

04/18/2018

More Solid Pitching Not Enough vs. ISU

Beard and Hofstra both picked off a runner at first, teamed up for 8 innings of 2-run ball

2018 / AS A FRESHMAN
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Jeff Sandor and Mike Swartzentruber at Lake Central High School in Northwest Indiana
• Two-time all-state honoree as an upperclassman
• Conference MVP as a junior, batting .470 with four home runs and 36 RBI
• Batted .380 with four home runs and 38 RBI as a senior to earn all-conference honors again
• Four-time all-area honoree
• Started on varsity as a freshman and batted .474 to earn team's rookie of the year award
• Also played basketball as a freshman
• Helped lead LCHS to sectional titles in 2014 and 2017 as well as a regional title as a freshman
• Played on a Cal Ripken World Series team in 2011 and a Babe Ruth World Series team in 2013
• Four-year honor roll student

PERSONAL
• Major: Construction Management
• Full name is Ben Taylor Nisle
• Born in Munster, Indiana
• Parents are Gerry and Michelle Nisle
• Family also includes siblings Alex and Mia
• Father played football at Saint Joseph's College and mother was a gymnast at Eastern Michigan
• Uncle Greg Seneaj is a Purdue alumnus

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Ball Player: Jason Heyward
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Gerry Nisle, Father
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Basketball Tournament
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Cincinnati
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Trevor Cheaney
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Jake Arrieta
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Adam Sandler
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Will Ferrell
In His MP3 Player: Zac Brown Band
Last Concert He Attended: Dierks Bentley
Would Love to See Him Play Purdue: Eric Church
Favorite Multi-Media App: Watch ESPN
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Longest Yard
Favorite Super-Hero: Iron Man
Show He Can't Stop Watching: The 100
Favorite Video Game: Scooby-Doo
Favorite Month: January
Favorite Holiday: Easter
Favorite Food: Lobster
Favorite Dessert: Brownies
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong Hall of Engineering
Favorite Big City: Seattle
Unique Travel Locale: Cape Cod
Country He'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Playing Field
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: Competition
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Juggling
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: James Gothard, Management
Furry Friend: Bear, Black Lab

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