A photo compilation of Purdue's 2012 Big Ten championship campaign
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Derek Jeter
In His MP3 Player: Zac Brown Band
Last Concert He Attended: Blue Man Group
Favorite Author: Mark Twain
Film Favorites: Actor: Brad Pitt, Actress: Angelina Jolie, Director: Jorma Taccone
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Bacon
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Lake Placid
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: New Zealand
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Winning 2012 Big Ten Championship
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: John Graveel, Agriculture/Agronomy
Furry Friend: Sophie, Cat
2012 Season Gaglianese pitched in three games, starting the win against IPFW at Parkview Field in Downtown Fort Wayne... retired six of the first seven batters he faced in his start against IPFW, striking out four over 2 1/3 innings... worked a hitless ninth inning, inducing a 6-4-3 double play ball to close out the game two win at Wichita State... pitched an inning and two-thirds against Maryland at the East Carolina Tournament in his college debut, working a 1-2-3 seventh inning.
High School Gaglianese was a four-year letter-winner in baseball, basketball and football... played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Oriskany High School before transferring to Notre Dame High in Utica, N.Y.... Tri-Valley Pitcher of the Year as a senior after posting a 4-1 record, three saves and a 0.19 ERA while striking out 78 vs. five walks... earned team MVP and all-conference honors at both high schools... batted .380 and compiled a 2.57 ERA as a junior... All-Mohawk Valley All-Star in football caught 47 passes for 721 yards as a senior... Section III All-Star in both basketball and football as an upperclassman... Center State Conference All-Star in all three sports as an underclassman... National Honor Society.
Personal Full name is Michael Edward Gaglianese... born April 5, 1993 in Utica, N.Y.... son of Mickey and Adelle Gaglianese... father played baseball at Mohawk Valley College... family also includes younger sister Cassandra... majoring in geology.