Played for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League ... appeared in 12 games, all out of the bullpen ... had a record of 1-1 with a 7.62 earned-run average in 13.0 innings on the mound.
JUNIOR / 2007
Appeared in 18 games, making one start ... was 1-3 on the hill with a complete game ... posted a 5.83 ERA in 29.1 innings of work ... was 0-1 with a 6.75 earned-run average in 10 Big Ten appearances, all out of the bullpen ... struck out a season-high five batters in 2.0 scoreless innings of work at Western Kentucky (3/4) ... fanned one batter in 1.1 shutout innings vs. Illinois (3/30) ... limited Ohio State (4/27) to one run in 4.0 innings of relief work ... made his lone start of the season in a rain-shortened 4-3 complete-game loss vs. Western Kentucky (5/15).
Played for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League ... posted a 2-1 record with a 0.47 earned-run average ... recorded two saves in 13 relief appearances, pitching 19.1 innings ... limited opposing hitters to a .212 average on 14 hits while striking out 14 batters.
SOPHOMORE / 2006
Appeared on the mound in 13 games, getting the starting nod in six ... was 3-0 with an ERA of 5.66 ... tossed 41.1 innings and yielded 53 hits ... struck out 16 batters ... did not record a decision in three Big Ten appearances ... had a 3.38 earned-run average in conference action, pitching 8.0 innings ... picked up first win of season in a start against Indiana State (4/5), throwing 5.0 innings and yielding two earned runs ... struck out a season-high three batters in a start against Valparaiso (4/26), limiting the Crusaders to one run on three hits in 5.0 innings ... threw three scoreless innings in relief against Penn State (5/8) ... was the winning pitcher in Purdue's 7-5 win over Western Michigan (5/16), going 5.0 innings in a starting role.
FRESHMAN / 2005
Appeared in 14 games, starting one ... posted a 2-0 record with a 4.55 earned run average ... struck out 19 batters in 27.2 innings ... had a 4.32 ERA in three appearances in Big Ten play, starting once on the mound ... earned first collegiate win with three scoreless innings vs. Cincinnati (4/6), allowing one hit and striking out two ... allowed one earned run in five innings vs. Ohio State (4/10) ... struck out two batted in two innings vs. Indiana Tech (4/27), picking up the victory.
Lettered two years at Central Dauphin East High School ... served as team captain during senior season and earned all-conference honors ... named school's Offensive Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year, batting .407 with 22 hits in 54 at-bats while posting an earned-run average of 1.40 with 50 strikeouts in 45 innings ... played for the Dauphin County American Legion team that claimed the 2004 county and Pa. Region 4 championships, batting .448 while recording a 1.06 ERA ... named to the Pa. American Legion East-West all-star game in 2003 at shortstop ... was a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee in 2003-04 ... earned three letters in football, earning all-state honors on the gridiron at quarterback as a senior.
Full name is Allan Matthew Donato ... was born on Aug. 8, 1985, in Harrisburg, Pa. ... son of Allan and Kathryn Donato ... has one sister, Brooke ... majoring in law and society.