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Evan Warden
Evan  Warden

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Kokomo, Ind.

High School:
Western

Last College:
Morehead State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
11/01/1995

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

04/14/2018

Gophers' Long Rallies Bury Boilermakers

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

04/14/2018

Home Runs Costly in Game 2 vs. Gophers

Minnesota scores multiple runs in each of the first six innings

04/12/2018

Minnesota in Town (Again) for B1G Series

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

04/10/2018

Timely Hits Elude Purdue in 2-0 Loss

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

04/08/2018

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

2018 / AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

2017 / AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE
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

2016 / REDSHIRT SEASON
• Joined Purdue in the fall of 2015 but redshirted as a transfer during his first year as a Boilermaker.

PREVIOUS COLLEGE
• 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

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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