Andrew Groves
Andrew  Groves


North Liberty, Ind.

High School:
John Glenn HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215



Played for the Santa Barbara Forresters of the California Collegiate League, the 2006 champions of the National Baseball Congress Wolrd Series in Wichita, Kan. ... posted a 3-1 record in eight appearances, including three starts ... had a 2.60 ERA in 27.2 innings of work, striking out 27 against eight walks ... limited opposing batters to a .224 average.

JUNIOR / 2006
Pitched in 19 games, all out of the bullpen ... was 1-0 with a 5.65 earned-run average in 36.2 innings of work ... fanned 33 batters while walking just nine ... threw 20.2 innings in nine Big Ten appearances, posting a 1-0 mark with a 5.23 ERA ... struck out four batters in 2.0 innings against Saint Louis (3/17) ... pitched 5.2 scoreless innings in relief vs. Illinois (3/31), allowing two hits while striking out four ... came in from the bullpen to start the second inning and pitched 8.0 shutout innings vs. Michigan (4/21), striking out a career-best seven batters ... pitched 3.0 innings of relief to pick up the win against Ohio State (4/30).

Played for the Amsterdam Mohawks in the New York Collegiate Baseball League ... posted a 3-3 record with two saves, pitching in 15 games with five starts and one complete game ... had a 1.90 ERA, striking out 33 batters in 42.2 innings.

Made 13 appearances on the mound, starting two games ... was 0-2 with a 5.48 ERA, while striking out 17 in 23.0 innings ... threw three scoreless innings vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/18) ... struck out a then-career-best six batters in 5.2 innings vs. Valparaiso (5/11), allowing one run and three hits.

Played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks in the Northwoods League ... appeared in 18 games, posting a 2-1 record with one save ... had a 5.50 earned-run average in 34.1 innings on the hill, and struck out 26 batters.

Pitched in 15 games in first season at Purdue, starting three ... went 1-3 with a 6.23 earned-run average and one save, and yielded only five free passes in 30.1 innings of work ... was 0-1 in Big Ten action in five appearances ... recorded first collegiate save vs. Ohio State (4/10) with 2.0 innings on the hill ... held Penn State (4/4) hitless over 3.0 innings with one strikeout ... hurled 2.0 perfect innings vs. Indiana State (4/21) ... threw 6.0 shutout innings in a start against IPFW (4/27).

Four-year letterwinner at John Glenn High School ... posted a career record on the mound of 35-6 with 352 strikeouts ... was an all-state selection as a junior, as well as team MVP, finishing the season 12-2 with a 0.90 earned-run average and 169 strikeouts in 99 innings of work ... repeated as team MVP and an all-state honoree during senior year, posting a 15-2 record with a 0.51 ERA and 195 strikeouts in 115 innings ... played in the Indiana High School Coaches Association North/South Game ... lettered twice in football, basketball and cross country.


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