Appeared in a team-high 22 games, all in relief, and went 3-2 with a team-best six saves ... Struck out 17 in 32 1/3 innings of work ... Big East/Big Ten Challenge (Feb. 20-22): Appeared in two games and worked a combined 3 2/3 innings out of the bullpen. Picked up first win of the year with scoreless inning of relief against Cincinnati in the season opener ... at Southeast Missouri State (Feb. 27): Was charged with a loss after allowing six runs on three hits in 2/3 of inning ... at Texas State (March 6-8): Appeared in one game in the series. Allowed three runs on three hits in two innings of work ... Dunn Hospitality Classic (March 13-15): Picked up first two saves of the year in two appearances. Worked a combined 1 1/3 innings scoreless innings ... at Illinois-Chicago (March 17-18): Tallied second win of the year after allowing only one run on one hit in three innings of work in relief ... IPFW (March 24): Worked a third of an inning in the Purdue victory ... Wabash (April 2): Worked a scoreless inning in relief ... Iowa (April 3-4): Recorded third save of the year after allowing just one run on three hits in three innings of work ... Ball State (April 8): Was charged with second loss of the year after surrendering two runs, one earned, on two hits in 2/3 of an inning of work ... at Penn State (April 10-12): Tossed three scoreless innings in relief of starter Matt Jansen in a no-decision effort ... at Illinois State (April 15): Tallied fourth save of the season with a scoreless inning of work ... Ohio State (April 17-18): Made one appearance and worked 2 1/3 innings ... at Minnesota (April 24-26): Appeared in two games and worked a combined 1 1/3 scoreless innings ... at Ball State (April 28): Notched fifth save of the year with 1 1/3 scoreless innings ... Indiana (May 2-3): Won third game of the year after holding IU scoreless on two hits in three innings of relief ... at Michigan State (May 9-11): Worked a third of an inning ... Illinois (May 14-16): Allowed three runs on three hits in 2 2/3 innings in one appearance ... Big Ten Tournament (May 20-22): Appeared in two games and nailed down sixth save of the season in Purdue's 12-9 win over Michigan State.
Appeared in 14 games, making one start ... Went 3-0 with a 4.28 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 27 1/3 innings pitched ... at Ohio (March 15-16): Tossed four shutout innings, allowing four hits and striking out one ... Western Illinois (March 22-23): Did not allow a hit in two scoreless innings of work ... Northwestern (March 28-30): Surrendered four runs on two hits in 1 1/3 innings ... at Iowa (April 4-6): Worked four shutout innings out of the bullpen to pick up first victory of the season. Had a career-high five strikeouts and allowed just one hit ... Penn State (April 11-13): Won second game of the season with two scoreless innings of relief in the four-game series opener, but allowed three runs on three walks in the series finale ... Minnesota (April 25-27): Won third game of the season in a 4 1/3-innings appearance. Surrendered just one run on three hits, while tying career-high with five strikeouts ... at Indiana (May 3-5): Appeared in two of the four games in the series and worked a combined 1 1/3 innings. Allowed three runs, but surrendered just a one hit and finished with three strikeouts ... Michigan State (May 9-10): Gave up two earned runs on four hits in 2 1/3 innings ... at Illinois (May 16-17): Appeared in two games, including lone start of the year. Did not give up an earned run on 3 2/3 combined innings ... Big Ten Championship (May 22-24): Worked a scoreless third of an inning against No. 17 Michigan.
Appeared in five games, all in relief ... Went 0-0 with a 7.50 ERA in six innings of work ... Struck out one and walked seven ... at Western Kentucky (March 2-4): Made collegiate debut. Gave up one run on one hit in one inning of relief... at No. 13 Auburn (March 9-11): Worked one shutout inning with two walks and a strikeout ... at Alabama-Birmingham (March 13-14): Allowed four runs, only one of which was earned, on three hits in 2/3 of an inning ... Indiana State (May 9): Tossed a season-high 2 1/3 innings. Allowed three runs on three hits and walked two ... at Valparaiso (May 16): Threw one scoreless inning in final appearance of the season.
Was a two-year varsity letterwinner at R. Nelson Snider High School ... Earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a junior while batting .443 and scoring 42 runs ... Also had a 3-0 record as a pitcher, including 23 strikeouts ... Was named to all-conference and all-area teams while leading team to a state championship senior year, batting .426 with five homeruns and 43 RBI and compiling a 4-1 record with 46 strikeouts on the mound ... Earned two varsity letters in both swimming and tennis, twice being named an all-conference tennis player.
Full name is Kevin Michael Cahill ... Born Oct. 20, 1987, in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... Son of Mike and Mary Cahill ... Has two brothers, Sean and Collin, and a sister, Tara ... Majoring in management.