Purdue Personal Preferences
Eddie De LaRiva
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Slaney Ross, English
2013 Photo Gallery
De LaRiva pitched in eight games and started the finale of the San Diego State series... also made relief appearances against Tennessee, Rice, LSU, IPFW, Illinois-Chicago and Michigan... worked a 1-2-3 second inning in the finale at Rice... also put up a zero in the seventh inning of game two of the San Diego State series... faced a season-high 11 batters as the first man out of the bullpen at Illinois-Chicago. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
De LaRiva pitched in 14 games, making two starts... started the series finale at Evansville and the midweek opener against Butler... earned victories against Connecticut (2 2/3 IP, 2 R, 0 BB, 2 K) and Samford (3 IP, 1 R, 2 K) early in the season... awarded with the win in his collegiate debut as Purdue defeated UConn in the season-opener... pitched in Big Ten games against Northwestern, Illinois, Nebraska and Michigan State... induced a big bases-loaded double play versus the second batter he faced in his Feb. 22 outing against Samford, setting the stage for his best outing of the season... worked a scoreless inning of relief in midweek games at Indiana State and home against Illinois-Chicago... struck out the side in the seventh inning while surrendering a run on two hits in the finale of the Northwestern series.
De LaRiva was a four-year letter-winner for coach Mike Zunica at St. Rita High School on the South Side of Chicago... three-year varsity starting pitcher went 12-1 as a junior to garner all-conference and all-area honors... posted a 5-2 record as a sophomore... went 9-1 for the freshman team in 2009... helped St. Rita win the 2009 summer state title and finish as the runner-up his sophomore and junior years.
Full name is Eduardo De LaRiva... born in Harvey, Ill.... parents are Hector, Sr. and Teresa De LaRiva... family also includes older brothers Hector, Jr. and Carlo... majoring in selling and sales management with a career ambition of owning restaurants.