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Gareth Stroh
Gareth  Stroh

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kearney, Neb.

High School:
Gibbon

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
10/22/1996

08/20/2017

Boilermakers Back In Action

Student-athletes, coaches, administrators kick off school year

06/13/2017

Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2017

Boilermakers were part of numerous thrillers during turnaround campaign

06/05/2017

Purdue Enjoys Historic Turnaround Year

Annual season recap details all the highlights from entertaining campaign

05/26/2017

Bases-Loaded Chances Prove Decisive

Learnard eclipses team ERA record that had stood since 1965

05/23/2017

Stroh Headlines Purdue's All-B1G Honors

Bonner, Hunter selected for the Big Ten All-Freshman Team

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: St Louis Cardinals
Favorite Coach: John Wooden
Favorite Marquee Event: World Cup
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: John Halama, Summer Pitching Coach
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Drew Bertram
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Miguel Cabrera
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Bill Walton
In His MP3 Player: Kevin Gates
Favorite Actor: Will Ferrell
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Step Brothers
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Game of Thrones
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Dessert: Parfait
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Brees Center
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Country He'd Like to Visit: New Zealand
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: It's big, so fewer home runs are given up

2017 Season
Third Team All-Big Ten... Big Ten Pitcher of the Week (April 24)... Stroh pitched in 17 games, making a start in all 16 weekends... earned a save in the win at Indiana State in his lone relief appearance... recorded seven official quality starts, including four in his last five outings of the regular season... limited Minnesota to six singles over seven innings of one-run ball in the win that clinched a Big Ten Tournament berth... was Purdue’s top pitcher after start of Big Ten play, working a team-high 63 innings with a 2.43 ERA and .224 average against in his 10 appearances from March 25 to May 19... threw a complete game 2-hitter vs. Illinois, retiring 27 of 29 batters faced, to win Big Ten Pitcher of the week honors... Purdue's first pitcher to be an All-Big Ten honoree since 2012... delivered a much-needed quality start in the game two win at Ohio State, retiring 13 of the first 14 batters and working 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball... became Purdue’s first left-hander to start on the mound since Jordan Minch made the last of his 25 career starts in May 2014. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

Previous College
Stroh pitched at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kansas, as a freshman... appeared in 21 games, making 12 starts and recording 67 strikeouts in 70 innings pitched... helped the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters win the 2016 Northwoods League title, recording five wins and 55 strikeouts over 60 innings pitched in his 11 regular-season starts... also worked 4 1/3 innings of one-run ball, striking out six, in his playoff start.

High School
His high school did not sponsor baseball so he ran track in the spring while also playing football and basketball at Gibbon High School in south central Nebraska... played legion baseball in the summer, helping his team win the class C Nebraska state title in 2014... also part of a Lorp Platte championship team in basketball... all A honor roll student and Nebraska boys state attendee... National Honor Society... homecoming king.

Personal
Full name is Gareth Luke Stroh... born in Lincoln, Nebraska... parents are Paul and Deb Stroh... family also includes younger brothers Devin and Seth... his mother played volleyball at the University of Nebraska at Kearney... majoring in organizational leadership.

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