Bryce Bonner
Bryce  Bonner


Allen, Texas

High School:
Jesuit College Prep

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180





Baseball Set for 4 Games in San Antonio

Boilermakers take on UND, SLU and Incarnate Word at minor league stadium


Pitching, Homers Key Opening Day Wins

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


Boilermakers Begin New Season

Purdue won 19 of its 29 games last season away from Alexander Field


Boilermakers Open Preseason Practice

Purdue planning to scrimmage at Grand Park in Westfield on Jan. 26 and 27


Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2017

Boilermakers were part of numerous thrillers during turnaround campaign

2018 / AS A SOPHOMOREIndividual Game-by-Game Statistics

Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American
Big Ten All-Freshman Team
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics
• Played in 47 games, making 38 starts
• Made a team-high 33 starts at catcher and five at designated hitter
• Opened the season as the backup catcher but played his way into the everyday lineup
• Led the Boilermakers in walks (26) while ranking third in doubles (13) and OPS (.811)
• Only the fourth Purdue freshman to record 13 doubles
• First freshman since 2006 to lead the team in walks
• Team's first qualifying freshman of the BBCOR bat era (2011-present) to post an .800-plus OPS
• Started 25 straight games from March 31 to May 13, including 14 consecutive games at catcher during that stretch
• Was behind the plate for every inning of the Boilermakers' second seven-game win streak of the season; during that streak, Purdue did not trail for 57 consecutive innings
• Caught 122 consecutive innings from April 18 to May 12
• Had a double in four straight games on the spring break trip and 12 doubles in a span of 66 at-bats from March 11 to April 18
• Reached base safely in 12 straight Big Ten games from April 8 to May 12
• Reached base safely in the first 13 games of the season in which he started
• Debuted in impressive fashion, putting together eight productive plate appearances in nine trips to the dish over the final two games of the season-opening series at Texas State
• Had three hits and four RBI in his collegiate debut and also posted a three-hit effort in the game two win at Ohio State
• Homered in the game two win vs. Indiana
• Drove in a run in four straight games in which he played on the spring break trip
• Batted .315 with 10 doubles and a .409 on-base percentage in true road games
• Batted. .303 with six doubles and six walks in March to earn more playing time
• Registered a .417 on-base percentage in April, good for second on the team

• Four-year letterwinner for coach Brian Jones at Jesuit College Prep of Dallas
• Three-year first team all-district catcher
• Third team all-state and all-state tournament honoree as a senior, batting .317 with a .420 on-base and 35 RBI
• Helped lead his team to the 2016 UIL 6A state title
• Three-year defensive team MVP, winning the award as freshman, junior and senior
• Batted .387 with a .465 OBP and 16 RBI as a junior
• Batted .287 with 17 RBI as a sophomore after also driving in 19 runs as a freshman

• Major: Accounting
• Full name is Bryce Patrick Bonner
• Born in Katy, Texas
• Parents are Patrick and Tanesha Bonner
• Family also includes brothers Kelvin, Ryan and Tiger

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Houston Astros
Favorite Athlete: Ray Lewis
Favorite Marquee Event: College World Series
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Patrick Bonner, Dad
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Minute Maid Park
Favorite Pro Stadium: Globe Life Park
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Gareth Stroh
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Clayton Kershaw
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Jose Altuve
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Kevin Hart
In His MP3 Player: Nav
Last Concert He Attended: Waka Flocka
Would Love to See HimPlay Purdue: Drake
Last Book He Read: The Great Gatsby
Favorite Multi-Media App: Spotify
Favorite Actor & Actress: Denzel Washington & Gabrielle Union
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Friday Night Lights
Favorite Super-Hero: The Incredible Hulk
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Stranger Things
Favorite Video Game: NBA 2K
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Meal: Orange Chicken
Favorite Dessert: Brownies with Vanilla Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hunting
Another Sport He Enjoys: Football
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Victoria, British Columbia
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Indoor Facility
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: The Team Atmosphere
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: Comeback Win at Indiana State
Furry Friend: Max, Lab



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