Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Brian Scalabrine
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Conner Hudnall
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Derek Jeter
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Aziz Ansari
In His MP3 Player: Daft Punk
Last Concert He Attended: O.A.R.
Favorite Author: John Grisham
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Aziz Ansari, Keira Knightly & Christopher Nolan
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Turkey Sandwich
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Purdue Memorial Union
Favorite Big City: New York City
Unique Travel Locale: Panama City, Panama
Country He'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Locker Room
Furry Friend: Tippi, Beagle-Lab Mix
Other Interests/Hobbies: Playing Guitar & Piano
Previous College Played at Miami (Ohio) in his first collegiate season... made six appearances with one start... worked 9.1 innings, giving 15 hits and five walks, while striking out three... his longest outing of the year was 2 2/3 innings in his first collegiate appearance... lasted two innings on two other occasions, including his first career start on April 10 vs. Xavier in the Joe Nuxhall Classic... worked a scoreless outing in an inning of relief against Kent State.
High School Lettered three years at West Lafayette High School for coach Joel Strode... named all-conference three times... was selected as all-area twice, as a junior and senior... posted an 8-2 record and 0.70 ERA in 2012... struck out 60 in 50 innings pitched... named the team's Most Valuable Player... was selected to participate in the Indiana North/South All-Star Game... the Red Devils finished 14-8 overall... played two years of basketball... a member of the honor roll for three years.
Personal Full name is Brian Richard Ghiselli... born in Sandwich, Ill.... parents are Richard and Carol Ghiselli... family also includes older siblings Carl, Eric and Olivia... his father and three siblings are all Purdue alumni... his father also has a PhD from Purdue and is the head of the university's hospitality and tourism management department... majoring in actuarial science.