Gareth Stroh
Gareth  Stroh


Kearney, Neb.

High School:

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200





Beam, Warden Provide Heroics in Walk-off

Boilermakers win in walk-off fashion to advance to semifinals of tournament Saturday


Andrews Goes the Distance to Beat OSU

Boilermakers score 8 unanswered runs to win Big Ten Tournament opener


Purdue Ready for a Big Stage in Omaha

Boilermakers have won 18 of their last 20 games dating back to April 20


Big Ten Contenders Collide at Alexander

Purdue hosts Michigan for big series with both teams in NCAA Tournament chase


Baseball Scores Big in 6th to Even Series

Moore closes out the win by retiring 9 of 10 batters over three innings

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

Third Team All-Big Ten
Big Ten Pitcher of the Week (April 24)
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics
• Pitched in 16 games, making a start in all 15 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 the 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 two-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
• Was still on the mound to start the eighth inning in wins vs. Ohio State and Northwestern, surrendering just one run in both starts
• Also gave up just one run in strong outings at Little Rock (6 IP) and Iowa (5 2/3)
• Worked six innings of three-run ball in series-clinching win vs. Indiana
• Limited Maryland to four hits and two runs over 5 1/3 innings at the Big Ten Tournament

• 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

• 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

• Major: Organizational Leadership
• 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

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



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