Evan Warden
Evan  Warden

RS Junior

Kokomo, Ind.

High School:

Last College:
Morehead State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185





Gophers' Long Rallies Bury Boilermakers

Nisle records only the third multi-homer game by a Purdue player at Alexander FIeld


Home Runs Costly in Game 2 vs. Gophers

Minnesota scores multiple runs in each of the first six innings


Minnesota in Town (Again) for B1G Series

Boilermakers set for the first of four home series over the next six weeks


Timely Hits Elude Purdue in 2-0 Loss

Boilermakers strand 11 men on base during frustrating 0-for-10 night with RISP


Boilermakers Fall in 13 in Finale at IU

McGowan drives in 3 more runs, Learnard works 4 1/3 innings of 2-hit relief in series

Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

Individual Game-by-Game Statistics
• Started 55 games, all at second base
• Led the nation with 30 hit by pitch, obliterating the Purdue single-season record (19)
• Second in the Big Ten in runs scored and 10th in OBP through the end of the regular season
• Led Purdue in doubles (15), runs scored (50), OBP (.425) and OPS (.863)
• First Boilermaker with 15 doubles and 50 runs scored since First Team All-Big Ten honorees Cameron Perkins and Kevin Plawecki in 2012
• Hit the first game-opening home run by a Boilermaker since March 2011 in Purdue's May 16 win vs. Fort Wayne in Kokomo, his hometown
• Also homered in wins vs. Indiana and Indiana State
• His ground ball to third base led to the walk-off win vs. Illinois that completed a series sweep
• Recorded a double in both Big Ten Tournament games, finishing the tournament 4-for-10
• Posted three-hit games in series openers vs. Cal State Northridge and Michigan
• Reached base safely in the first 14 games of the season and 19 straight from March 22 to April 21

• Joined Purdue in the fall of 2015 but redshirted as a transfer during his first year as a Boilermaker.

• Played his freshmen season at Morehead State University, helping the Eagles qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 as Ohio Valley Conference Tournament champs
• Played in 40 games and made 30 starts, primarily as a second baseman
• Finished the season with four doubles, 13 RBI, 17 runs and 12 walks
• Charged with four errors while compiling a .962 fielding percentage
• Dean's list student during the spring semester

• Four-year varsity letterwinner in both baseball and basketball for coaches Ty Calloway and Quintin Brown at Western High School in Russiaville, Indiana
• Helped WHS win the class 3A IHSSA state title as a sophomore
• Four-year all-conference and all-area honoree in baseball and a three-time selection in basketball
• Maintained a sub-2.45 ERA throughout his prep career, while batting .385 during his junior campaign
• Scored over 1,000 points in his high school basketball career
• Helped WHS win sectional and regional titles as a junior
• Ranked as the 19th overall prospect and fifth best shortstop in Indiana
• Two-year honor roll student as an upperclassman

• Major: Law and Society
• Full name is Evan Alan Warden
• Born in Kokomo, Indiana
• Parents are Todd and Kelly Warden
• Family also includes brothers Zac and Weston
• Father played baseball at Glen Oakes Community College in Michigan

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Favorite Athlete: Russell Westbrook
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Father
Favorite Ball Player: Josh Donaldson
Favorite Pro Stadium: Busch Stadium
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Purdue): Victory Field
Favorite Marquee Event: World Series
Unique Baseball Feat He Witnessed: 3-homer game by Albert Pujols vs. Reds
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Kyle Schweiger
MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Kevin Hart
In His MP3 Player: Future
Favorite Multi-Media App: Netflix
Favorite Actor: Kevin Hart
Favorite Super-Hero: Captain America
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Criminal Minds
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Beach Volleyball
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Big City: New York
Continent He'd Like to Visit: South America
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Clubhouse
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: The Fans
Furry Friend: Roscoe, Pit Bull



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