Dalton Parker
Dalton  Parker


St. Joseph, Ill.

High School:
St. Joseph-Ogden

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 216





Baseball Begins Second Half vs. Ball St.

Purdue has at least one home game on the schedule each of the next six weeks


Boilermakers Fall in 13 in Finale at IU

McGowan drives in 3 more runs, Learnard works 4 1/3 innings of 2-hit relief in series


Purdue Wins 6th Straight, Ends Skid at IU

Boilermakers post their first win vs. a top-10 team since March 2006


Purdue Sweeps Doubleheader, Series

Boilermakers open Big Ten play with a sweep for the first time since 1985


Valpo in Town for Midweek Opener

Beard set to become Purdue's eighth pitcher to make home debut as starter at Alexander

Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

Individual Game-by-Game Statistics
• Pitched in 16 games and started the regular season finale at Minnesota
• Established a new Purdue freshman record with six saves, eclipsing a benchmark that had stood since 1993
• Recorded more strikeouts (43) than hits allowed (33) in 43 innings pitched
• Posted a strong 6.907 hits per nine innings ratio
• Worked five innings of scoreless one-hit relief in his collegiate debut to earn the win in game two at Texas State
• Pitched 12 consecutive scoreless innings over his first four appearances to the begin the season
• Struck out a season-high six vs. Southeast Missouri and Michigan
• Earned saves vs. Little Rock, SEMO, Santa Clara (2), Illinois and Saint Louis, working more than an inning in four of those appearances
• Worked a scoreless seventh inning to earn the win in the Big Ten opener at Iowa, a 2-0 shutout victory
• Surrendered just one hit over three innings of scoreless in relief to close out the series-clinching win at SEMO

• Four-year letterwinner for coach Josh Haley at St. Joseph-Ogden High School in east central Illinois
• Also played basketball for three years, starting on varsity as a junior
• Two-way standout was a two-time all-state honoree as an upperclassman
• Champaign News-Gazette and WCIA-TV Player of the Year as a senior after compiling a 10-1 record with a 0.58 ERA in 68 1/3 innings on the mound and a .367 batting average at the plate
• Helped St. Joe-Ogden finish as the class 2A state runner-up his senior year
• Went 11-0 with a 0.28 ERA in 63 1/3 innings pitched as a junior, earning first team all-conference and all-area honors
• Batted .457 as a sophomore and .331 as a junior
• Three-time academic honor letterwinner

• Major: Organizational Leadership
• Full name is Dalton Tyler Parker
• Born in Urbana, Illinois
• Parents are Timothy and Tammy Parker

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Oakland Athletics
Favorite Ball Player: Jose Fernandez
Favorite Coaches: Josh Haley & Matt Plante
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Basketball Tournament
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Tim Parker, Dad
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Kauffman Stadium
Favorite Pro Stadium: Safeco Field
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Jacson McGowan
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Larry David
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Aaron Judge
In His MP3 Player: J. Cole
Last Concert He Attended: Travis Scott
Would Love to See Him Play Purdue: Bryson Tiller
Favorite Writer: Mike Lupica
Last Book He Read: Hacking the Kinetic Chain
Favorite Actor Larry David
Favorite Multi-Media App: Snapchat
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus:The Sandlot
Favorite Super-Hero: Batman
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Curb Your Enthusiasm
Favorite Video Game: Fortnite
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Meal: Steak & Lobster
Favorite Dessert: Red Velvet Cupcakes
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Wilmeth Active Learning Center
Favorite Big City: Seattle
Unique Travel Locales: Haiti & Cayman Islands
Country He'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Clubhouse
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: Gameday Atmosphere
Hidden Talent: Singing
Most Memorable Week at Purdue: 2017 Big Ten Tournament
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jim Russell, OLS
Furry Friends: Oakley, Chihuahua & Cruz, Yorkie



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