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Dalton Parker
Dalton  Parker

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Ill.

High School:
St. Joseph-Ogden

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 216

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
12/30/1997

10/23/2017

Baseball Set for Old Gold & Black Series

Boilermakers close slate of fall scrimmages with annual intrasquad at Alexander

06/13/2017

Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2017

Boilermakers were part of numerous thrillers during turnaround campaign

06/05/2017

Purdue Enjoys Historic Turnaround Year

Annual season recap details all the highlights from entertaining campaign

05/26/2017

Bases-Loaded Chances Prove Decisive

Learnard eclipses team ERA record that had stood since 1965

05/20/2017

Boilermakers Qualify for B1G Tournament

Pitchers work 14 1-2-3 innings in team's first series win in Minneapolis since 2000

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Oakland Athletics
Favorite Ball Player: Jose Fernandez
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Basketball Tournament
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Dad
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Horner Ballpark (Dallas Baptist University)
Favorite Pro Stadium: Safeco Field
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Harry Shipley
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Josh Donaldson
In His MP3 Player: J. Cole
Favorite Writer: Mike Lupica
Last Book He Read: Hacking the Kinetic Chain
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Alba & James Cameron
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Sandlot
Favorite Super-Hero: Batman
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Trailer Park Boys
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Meal: Shrimp & Steak
Favorite Dessert: Red Velvet anything
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Walking his dogs
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Owen Hall
Favorite Big City: Washington D.C.
Unique Travel Locales: Haiti & Cayman Islands
Country He'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Locker Room
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: Competing against top competition every day
Hidden Talent: Cooking
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jim Russell, OLS
Furry Friend: Oakley, Chihuahua & Cruz, Yorkie

2017 Season
Parker 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. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

High School
Parker was a 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
Full name is Dalton Tyler Parker... born in Urbana, Illinois... parents are Timothy and Tammy Parker... majoring in organizational leadership.

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