Part 2 of the countdown includes games 1-10 & an honorary No. 1
Purdue will now have to win three straight games to claim the Regional title.
Breedlove retires 20 of 21 batters while facing the minimum; Boilers score in seven innings.
Charles records two more hits Sunday to finish the series 8-for-13.
Cianfrocco & Talbott both record two hits & score twice in Boilers' biggest rally of the year.
Purdue Personal Preferences
In His MP3 Player: Katy Perry
Last Concert He Attended: Maroon 5
Favorite Author: Dr. Seuss
Actor: Denzel Washington, Actress: Rachel McAdams, Director: Martin Scorcese
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Cuisine: Italian
Favorite Purdue Building: Stanley Coulter Hall
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Richard Feinber, Consumer Sciences & Retailing
Favorite Big City: Nashville
Unique Travel Locale: Windsor, Canada
Foreign Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Ireland
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Furry Friend: T.J., Enlgish Cocker Spaniel
Other Hobbies: Mad Libs, Words with Friends
Collins pitched in 13 games, all in relief... also got a chance to bat in the game two win at Murray State, getting hit by a pitch and striking out... worked two innings of one-hit relief, striking out three, to close out the Big Ten title clincher against Michigan... worked five innings of scoreless relief against Kent State at the NCAA Regional... earned the win against Notre Dame with 2 1/3 innings of one-run relief... did not give up an earned run over three innings of relief in the finale of the Michigan State series... worked a scoreless inning against Penn State, Anderson, Ball State and Nebraska.
Collins pitched in 17 games, all in relief... earned wins in the series opener at Morehead State and the middle game of the Iowa series... closed out the victory at IPFW, striking out the first four batters he faced, to earn his third career save... struck out 19 while issuing only three walks in 18 2/3 innings... issued only one walk in his final 15 relief appearances of the year... only allowed 2 of 13 inherited base runners to score, good for a team-best percentage of .154... limited opposing hitters to a .217 (5-for-23) average with two outs in an inning... induced two ground ball double plays in his 18 2/3 innings... worked 8 2/3 innings of three-run ball over five appearances in midweek action, striking out nine versus one walk... did not issue a walk in 9 1/3 innings at home... struck out four over two innings of hitless relief to earn the win in the opener of the Morehead State series... also retired the final two batters to close out the series final at Morehead... pitched in the opener and the finale of the Tennessee-Martin on the way to making three appearances on the spring break trip... was the first man out of the bullpen in the rubber game win at Penn State, retiring two of the three batters he faced to finish off the sixth inning... worked two innings of one-run relief in the home win at Ball State... pitched a season-high three innings of one-run relief in the midweek finale against Illinois-Chicago... induced a 6-3 ground ball double play in the sixth inning to earn the victory in the middle game of the Iowa series... appeared in relief in the loss to Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament.
Collins pitched in 11 games, all in relief ... did not allow a run or issue a walk in 7 2/3 innings of relief at home ... did not issue a walk in his final five appearances of the year ... top outing of the season was 3 2/3 innings of two-hit relief in the home win against Ball State ... also worked 3 1/3 innings of one-hit relief in the series finale at Southern Illinois ... worked an inning and a third of scoreless relief in the opener of the Penn State series, his lone Big Ten appearance of the year ... pitched an inning and two-thirds of scoreless relief in the home finale, a victory against Butler ... also pitched in games against Villanova, Rutgers, Ohio, Chicago State, Missouri and IPFW.
Appeared in 17 games, all in relief ... Went 1-0 with two saves, a 5.18 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 24 1/3 innings pitched ... Did not surrender an earned run in Big Ten play (12 innings pitched) ... Big East/Big Ten Challenge (Feb. 20-22): Made two relief appearances, allowing four runs, three earned, on seven hits in 3 1/3 innings pitched ... at Texas State (March 6-8): Appeared in two games and allowed four runs, three earned, on three hits in 1 1/3 combined innings ... at Butler (March 11): Tossed one shutout inning out of the bullpen ... at Tennessee-Martin (March 20): Tossed two shutout innings to close out an 11-7 Purdue victory ... IPFW (March 24): Allowed two runs, one earned, on hit in a third of an inning ... at IPFW (April 1): Surrendered thrre earned runs on three hits in a third of an inning ... Ball State (April 7): Tossed one shutout relief inning ... Ohio State (April 17-18): Surrendered an unearned run on two hits in two innings of work. Unearned score was the only run allowed in Big Ten Conference play ... Butler (April 22): Tossed a shutout inning of relief ... at Minnesota (April 24-26): Threw one scoreless inning of relief in lone appearance ... Indiana (May 2-3): Appeared in two games and earned first collegiate save. Did not allow a hit in 1 2/3 combined innings pitched ... at Michigan State (May 9-11): Tossed three hitless innings to nail down second save in only appearance of the series ... Illinois (May 14-16): Threw 4 1/3 shutout innings in one appearance ... Big Ten Tournament (May 20-22): Appeared in one game and allowed three runs on five hits over two innings.
Was a four-year letterwinner at Pendleton Heights High School ... All-conference in baseball as a junior and senior ... All-county and county MVP as a senior ... Helped lead Pendleton Heights to the 2008 sectional championship, the first 4A title in school tory ... Also earned three varsity letters in basketball and was named all-conference in hoops both junior and senior seasons ... Member of the National Honor Society and recipient of the Andrew D. Shoup Scholarship Award.
Full name is Sean Patrick Collins ... Born Aug. 15, 1989, in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Son of Charles and Debra Collins ... Has a brother, Matthew, and a sister, Casey ... Majoring in selling and sales management.