Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Brady Quinn
In His MP3 Player: Sister Hazel
Last Concert He Attended: Hootie and the Blowfish
Favorite Writers:Cal Gunter & Dave Miller Film Favorites: Actor: Zack Galifianakis, Actress: Jennifer Aniston, Director: Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golfing
Favorite Big City: St. Louis
Unique Travel Locale: Thunder Bay, Calif.
Foreign Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Mexico
Favorite Purdue Building: Recreational Sports Center
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Whitney Walton, History
Furry Friend: Maggie, Bulldog
2012 Season Academic All-Big Ten... Andrzejewski pitched in 13 games, all in relief... worked a season-high two innings in appearances against Notre Dame, Wichita State and Iowa... earned the win in the Western Carolina victory after retiring the final batter of the sixth inning to leave the bases loaded... retired six of the eight batters he faced in the slugfest victory against Notre Dame, keeping the momentum on Purdue's side... worked a scoreless in eighth inning in his Purdue debut, the shutout win versus Cincinnati... allowed only three of 13 inherited baserunners to score... stranded two runners in appearances against Michigan State and Iowa... surrendered only four extra-base hits in 13 1/3 innings... did not issue a walk in any of his five appearances in Big Ten play.
Previous Colleges Andrzejewski pitched at Tallahassee Community College in Florida in 2011 and Franklin College in Indiana in 2010... appeared in 29 games for Tallahassee, the second most in a season in school history, compiling a 3.18 ERA, .194 batting average against and 34 strikeouts in 45 1/3 innings pitched... pitched in 16 games for Franklin, striking out 18 while issuing only two walks in 22 innings.
High School Two-year varsity letter-winner at Westfield, Ind., where he was a teammate of current Boilers Kevin Plawecki and Jake Hansen... most improved player as a junior... compiled a 3.23 ERA while striking out 22 in 17 1/3 innings as a senior, helping lead Westfield to a runner-up finish at the IHSAA state tournament.
Personal Full name is Brett Michael Andrzejewski... born Nov. 30, 1990 at the Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana... son of Brian and Ann Andrzejewski... family also includes younger brothers Tyler and Chase... plans to major in history and pursue a career as a teacher/coach or lawyer.