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Dalton Parker
Dalton  Parker

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Ill.

High School:
St. Joseph-Ogden

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 216

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
12/30/1997

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

04/09/2018

Baseball Begins Second Half vs. Ball St.

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

04/08/2018

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

04/06/2018

Purdue Wins 6th Straight, Ends Skid at IU

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

04/01/2018

Purdue Sweeps Doubleheader, Series

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

03/27/2018

Valpo in Town for Midweek Opener

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

2018 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

2017 / AS A FRESHMAN
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

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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