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Gary Downey
Gary Downey

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Granger, Ind.

High School:
Penn

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 185

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
02/01/1992

Bats/Throws:
R/R



Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Coach: Tony Dungy
In His MP3 Player: AC/DC
Last Concert He Attended: Snoop Dogg
Favorite Writer: Curt Rallo
Film Favorites:
Actor: Denzel Washington, Actress: Jennifer Aniston, Director: George Lucas
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Foods: Pizza & Steak
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Mollenkopf
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locales: Alaska & Hawaii
Continent He'd Most Like to Visit: Antarctica
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: David Franco, Management
Furry Friends: Louie and Joe, Bulldogs
Other Interests: Economics

High School
Downey was a four-year letter-winner at Penn High School in Granger, Ind.... two-time team batting champ hit .445 as a senior and .380 as a junior... team MVP as a senior after earning rookie of the year honors as junior in his first varsity season... second team all-conference as a senior... also played three years of varsity football, rushing for 1,000 yards as a senior... also garnered honorable mention all-state, all-area and second team all-conference honors as a senior on the gridiron... helped lead Penn baseball to a pair of Northern Indiana Conference titles and a sectional title... three-time NIC champion as well as a regional titlist in football... honor roll student.

Personal
Full name is Gary A. Downey... born Feb. 1, 1992 in South Bend, Ind.... son of Tom and Carol Downey... family also includes younger sister Abby... plans to major in economics.