A photo compilation of Purdue's 2012 Big Ten championship campaign
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite Pro Stadium: Yankee Stadium
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Kyle Wood
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Will Ferrell
In His MP3 Player: Zac Brown Band
Last Concert He Attended: Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Writer: Robert Frost
Film Favorites: Actor: Will Ferrell, Actress: Angelina Jolie, Director: Christopher Nolan
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Bacon
Favorite Purdue Building: Rec Center
Favorite Big City: Boise, Idaho
Unique Travel Locale: Lake Placid
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Chile
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Archery, Hunting & Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Locker Room
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Winning 2012 Big Ten Championship
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Reuben Goforth, Biology
Furry Friend: Rex, Brittany Spaniel
2014 Season Gaglianese played in eight games and started the home win against Butler and the road win at Illinois State... saw action as a position player in 2014 after being a pitcher his first two years as a Boilermaker... saw action at first base and designated hitter... recorded an RBI double against Michigan for his first collegiate hit... also batted in the 16-inning game at Southern Illinois along with the road game at Illinois-Chicago... hit by a pitch and scored a run in the home win against Butler. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Season Gaglianese pitched in seven games, starting the midweek home game against Indiana State... surrendered only one hit over 2 2/3 innings against ISU but three walks, a hit batter and two wild pitches ended his outing in the third inning... worked two innings of scoreless relief against South Florida... also pitched a scoreless frame in the second meeting with Samford at Mississippi State's tournament... worked a scoreless inning in the series finale at Evansville.
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 natural resources and environmental sciences.