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Braden Giroux
Braden  Giroux

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
McCutcheon

Last College:
Wabash Valley JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
04/10/1996

Bats/Throws:
Left/Left

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

04/05/2018

Baseball Visits B-Town for Rivalry Series

Purdue and IU both enter weekend riding win streaks, but have not played yet in April

03/01/2018

Stetson Tournament Up Next for Purdue

Boilermakers to square off against CMU, Va Tech and Stetson in Florida

02/25/2018

Boilermakers Stun Irish with 5 in the 9th

Purdue wins the Alamo Irish Classic after a pair of last at-bat wins

02/18/2018

Pitching, Homers Key Opening Day Wins

Andrews shines with nine Ks over 6 2/3 innings, McGowan homers twice

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

PREVIOUS COLLEGE
• Played his first two collegiate seasons at Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, Illinois
• Batted .297 with a .436 on-base percentage, 40 RBI, 50 walks and 56 runs scored as a sophomore
• Batted. 330 with a .444 OBP, 32 RBI, 36 walks and 57 runs scored as a freshman
• Helped Wabash Valley take third at the 2017 NJCAA Division I World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jake Burton at McCutcheon High School in Lafayette
• Also played in a handful of varsity games as a freshman
• Team MVP and team captain as first team all-conference performer his senior year
• Indiana North-South All-Star Game participant
• Batted .350 with a .470 on-base percentage and 22 RBI as a senior
• Helped McCutcheon win sectional titles in 2012 and 2014
• First team academic all-conference as a senior

PERSONAL
• Major: Agribusiness
• Full name is Braden Paul Giroux
• Born in Lafayette, Indiana
• Parents are Bradley and Kimberly Giroux
• Family also includes siblings Morgan Gardner, Emily Riestrer and Clayton Giroux
• Sister Emily is a Purdue alumna

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Ball Player: Clayton Richard
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Mom & Dad
Favorite Playoff Format Event: NCAA Basketball Tournament
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Suplizio Field (Grand Junction, Colo.)
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Trevor Cheaney
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Dale Earnhardt
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Ken Block
In His MP3 Player: Tom Petty
Last Concert He Attended: Florida Georgia Line
Would Love to See Them Play Purdue: AC/DC
Favorite Multi-Media App: Spotify
Favorite Actor & Actress: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Waterboy
Favorite Super-Hero: Mr. Incredible
Show He Can't Stop Watching: American Pickers
Favorite Video Game: Grand Theft Auto
Favorite Month: April
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Meal: Cheeseburger & Onion Rings
Favorite Dessert: Vanilla Shake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Krannert
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Kenya
Country He'd Like to Visit: Costa Rica
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Playing Surface
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: Playing it at Purdue
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Great Landscaper
Furry Friend: Lulu, Great Pyrenees

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