A photo compilation of Purdue's 2012 Big Ten championship campaign
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Justin Verlander
In His MP3 Player: Katy Perry
Favorite Writer: Bill Simmons
Film Favorites: Actor: Denzel Washington, Actress: Reese Witherspoon, Director: Christopher Nolan
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Spaghetti
Favorite Purdue Building: Electrial Engineering
Favorite Big City: Nashville
Country He'd Like to Visit: Germany
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Fishing
Other Sports He Enjoys Playing: Basketball & Table Tennis
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Darren Dochuk, History
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Dog pile after beating Michigan to win 2012 Big Ten title
Furry Friend: KC, Collie/Golden Retriever
2012 Season Academic All-Big Ten... Bischoff played in seven games... saw action at first base and catcher as well as a pinch hitter... singled and scored in the Purdue-record 30-hit win at Murray State... also saw action in wins against Western Carolina, Anderson, Ball State, Illinois-Chicago and IPFW.
2011 Season Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Bischoff played in 14 games and started at catcher in the series finale against Lipscomb and both midweek games against IPFW, all victories... also saw action in both games against Bradley and UIC as well as games against Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, Northwestern and Ball State... went 2-for-4 as a pinch hitter... reached base safely in each of his three chances to leadoff an inning... doubled home a run as a pinch hitter in the middle game of the Northwestern series... singled in games against Notre Dame and Bradley... was hit by a pitch and executed a squeeze bunt as the starter in the home win against IPFW... drew walks in games against Lipscomb and Ball State. 2010 Season Academic All-Big Ten ... Bischoff played in two games off the bench, pinch hitting in the win at Illinois State and catching the final inning of the win at Chicago State.
2009 Season Did not see action ... Redshirted.
High School Was a four-year letterwinner at New Haven High School ... Honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore ... All-conference recipient junior and senior seasons ... All-area in baseball as a senior ... Hit .437 and led New Haven in hits, runs and RBIs as a senior ... Team won the 2006 sectional championship sophomore year ... Also earned varsity letters in basketball and tennis junior and senior years ... Was team captain for baseball, basketball and tennis teams as a senior ... Helped lead the tennis team to regional and sectional titles in 2008 ... 2008 honorable mention academic all-state in all three sports ... Named Best Male Athlete as a senior and winner of the Wendy's High School Heisman Award for New Haven ... Father, Dave Bischoff, was high school baseball coach.
Personal Full name is Kyle Douglas Bischoff ... Born Aug. 29, 1989, in Decatar, Ind. ... Son of Kristen and Dave Bischoff ... Brother Matt pitched for the Boilermakers from 2007-10... Majoring in social studies education.