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Bo Hofstra
Bo  Hofstra

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Schererville, Ind.

High School:
Illiana Christian

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 238

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
07/29/1998

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

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

04/10/2018

Timely Hits Elude Purdue in 2-0 Loss

Boilermakers strand 11 men on base during frustrating 0-for-10 night with RISP

03/31/2018

Boilermakers Begin B1G Play with a Win

Learnard strikes out the final two batters of the game with tying run at second

03/29/2018

Baseball Opens Big Ten Play at Penn St.

Purdue the only Big Ten team to play its first two conference weekends on the road

03/29/2018

Beard, McGowan Lead the Way vs. Valpo

McGowan homers while driving in all 4 runs; Beard strikes out 7 in home debut

2018 / AS A FRESHMAN
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 26)
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Dan Gibson and Darron Deboer at Illiana Christian High School in Northwest Indiana
• Also excelled as a multi-year all-conference honoree in basketball
• Three-year all-conference honoree in baseball batted .403 with a 0.48 ERA as a senior
• Helped his Babe Ruth League teams qualify for the World Series as a 13- and 15-year-old
• Averaged 14 points per game in basketball as a senior to earn all-conference honors again
• Helped Illiana win consecutive regional titles as an underclassman as well as a sectional title in 2015

PERSONAL
• Major: Organizational Leadership
• Full name is Bo David Hofstra
• Born in Homewood, Illinois
• Parents are Donald and Lori Hofstra
• Family also includes sister Hallie, who attends Purdue Northwest

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: JJ Watt
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Dave Hofstra, Grandpa
Favorite Playoff Format Event: NCAA Basketball Tournament
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Longview College
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Braden Giroux
MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Barry Bonds
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Brett Favre
In His MP3 Player: Tee Grizzley
Last Concert He Attended: Jason Aldean
Favorite Super-Hero: Batman
Favorite Video Game: Battlefield
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Fried Chicken
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Cake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Watching The Clouds
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Co-Rec
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Mount Rainier, Washington
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Mound
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Juggling
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Brenda Downy, EDPS

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