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Brett Carlson
Brett  Carlson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
South Bend, Ind.

High School:
Riley

Last College:
Austin Peay

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
OF/2B/3B

Birthdate:
08/14/1992

Bats/Throws:
R/R

06/07/2016

Season Recap: Close Games Haunt Purdue

Boilermakers close season strong again with three shutouts, series win

05/22/2016

Purdue Wins Big on Emotional Senior Day

Boilermakers wins series after posting three shutout victories

05/21/2016

Baseball Wins 1-0 on Dalesandro's Walk-off

Frawley strikes out eight to lead Purdue to another shutout win

05/18/2016

Boilermakers Host CSUN for Final Series

Purdue's 13 seniors to be honored before finale of first four-game set at Alexander

05/16/2016

Baseball Closes Midweek Back in Kokomo

Purdue, IPFW have both played three games at Kokomo Municipal this year

09/16/2015

Brett Carlson

2015 action photos of Brett Carlson

03/10/2015

Phoenix Weekend Photo Gallery

Phoenix Weekend Photo Gallery

2015 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Ball Player: Derek Jeter
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Unique Baseball Feat He Witnessed: Home run-robbing catch by Michael Blanchard in NCAA Tournament game at Oregon
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Whataburger Field
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Gavin Downs
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Most Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Carrie Underwood
In His MP3 Player: J. Cole
Last Concert He Attended: Blake Shelton
Last Book He Read: The Big R
Favorite Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Major League
Favorite TV Series: Gotham
Dream Car: Dodge Viper SRT-10
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
Favorite Dessert: Apple Pie
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Rawls Hall
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Arizona
Country He'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Playing Surface
Most Memorable Game/Moment at Purdue: Playing the cold Kent State game in 2015
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Cliff Fisher, Management
Furry Friend: Paisley, Beagle

2016 Season
Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2015 Season
Carlson played in 42 games, making 33 starts... one of just three Boilermakers to start games at least four different positions in 2015, making starts at designated hitter (16), left field (11), second base (4) and right field (2)... also saw action at third base in the rubber game win vs. Northern Illinois... homered and drove in a season-high three runs in the April 15 win vs. IPFW... started the season opener as well as each of the final six games of the season... started all three games of the Maryland and Nebraska series... drove in a run in all five games of the season-ending win streak, going 6-for-19 with six RBI during that stretch... walked three times in games against Sam Houston State and Arizona State... reached base safely in 10 straight games from April 15 through May 1 and finished the season having reached base safely in 16 consecutive games in which he started... singled in each of his first two at-bats in the middle game win at Nebraska to drive in both Purdue runs in the 2-1 victory... batted .282 with a .404 on-base percentage in Big Ten play... batted a team-best .349 with runners in scoring position while recording nine of his 19 RBI with two outs... with a runner on third base and less than two outs, drove in that run in all six of his opportunities... went 6-for-22 with nine walks and a .500 on-base percentage in February... also finished the season strong with a 9-for-29 showing and .400 OBP in May... had two hits in Big Ten games against Michigan, Michigan State and Nebraska... batted .270 with 13 RBI while starting 16 of the final 19 games of the season. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2014
Redshirted during his first year at Purdue as a transfer from Austin Peay.

Previous College
Carlson played his first two seasons at Austin Peay State in Clarksville, Tenn.... helped APSU win the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title as well as two tournament titles... played in 41 games, making 21 starts, as a sophomore... started all four games of the 2013 NCAA Regional in Bloomington at second base... batted .235 with 11 RBI and 18 runs scored... appeared in eight games, starting twice, in 2012 before an injury in April ended his season... batted .364 with an RBI.

High School
Under head coach Brian Blondell at Riley High School in South Bend, batted .411 as a senior with seven home runs and 22 RBI... was a First Team All-Northern Indiana Conference selection... was a 2011 Rawlings Preseason All-Central Region Honorable mention selection... ranked No.10 among Indiana players by Prep Baseball Report... as a junior batted .321 with 15 RBI with eight stolen bases... named to the 2010 and 2011 Under Armour Preseason All-America squads ... a 2010 Underclass Honorable Mention All-America selection by Perfect Game USA.

Personal
Full name is Brett Richard Carlson... born in South Bend, Ind.... parents are Richard Carlson and Lori Linville... also has an older sister Kelli... majoring in accounting and finance.

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