Baseball Hosts IPFW for the home opener at Alexander Field
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Coach: Mike Ditka
Favorite Pro Stadium: Soldier Field
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Most Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Mark Wahlberg
In His MP3 Player: Mike Stud
Favorite Actor: Ryan Reynolds
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Cuisine: Italian
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Unique Travel Locale: New York City
Country He'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Locker Room
Furry Friend: Brylee, Australian Collie
2014 Season Rosbottom played in four games... saw action in the outfield against Butler, IPFW, Illinois-Chicago and Louisville... batted against UIC and UIC... entered the game as a pinch hitter in home-opening win vs. IPFW. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Junior College Rosbottom played his first two college seasons at Vincennes University in Vincennes, Ind.... two-year starting outfielder batted .326 with 43 RBI and 40 runs scored as a freshman, helping VU post a 36-20 record... had 12 doubles and 23 RBI while batting .270 as a sophomore... made the dean's list academically.
High School Rosbottom was a four-year letter-winner for coach Dave Sensenbrenner at Heritage Hills High School in Southern Indiana... finished his prep career with a .455 batting average after hitting better than .400 in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons... batted .448 with four home runs and 44 RBI to earn all-state honors as a senior... three-time first team All-Pocket Athlete Conference... led his team in hitting with a .460 average as a junior and .480 mark as a sophomore... also played football all four years, earning all-conference honors as a senior... helped lead baseball (2011) and football (2009) to sectional titles... honor roll student.
Personal Full name is Drew Alan Rosbottom... born in Indianapolis... parents are Bruce and Cindy Rosbottom... his grandfather Dressel Rosbottom and uncle Rick Rosbottom are both Purdue alumni... majoring in economics.