Hayden Grant
Hayden Grant


Solana Beach, Calif.

High School:
Cathedral Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185





Gold Scores in First Four Frames to Win its Fourth Straight

Five of Gold's hitters finish with multiple hits as series winner pounds out 13 as a team.


Gold Team Wins Back & Forth Game 3 to Clinch Series Victory

Evak goes 3-for-3 with two sac bunts, stolen base, run scored and outfield assist.


Strong Pitching Lifts Gold Team to 4-1 Win, 2-0 Series Lead

Jewell connects for home run into the left field bullpen, the fourth long ball of the series.


Four-Run Rallies Lift Gold Team to Series-Opening Win

Dressler excels in relief; Evak, Johnson & Rosbottom all homer to left field.


Evak & Frawley Selected as Midwest Collegiate League All-Stars

Ramer enjoys impressive MiLB debut with the Augusta GreenJackets.


Purdue Baseball hosts Michigan

The Boilermakers host Michigan for a weekend series at Alexander Field. Photos by David Wegiel & Michael Ringor.


Baseball Hosts IPFW

Baseball Hosts IPFW for the home opener at Alexander Field

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: J.R. Smith
Favorite Pro Stadium: Petco Park
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Josh Estill
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Jordan Minch
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Justin Verlander
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Johnny Manziel
In His MP3 Player: French Montana
Last Concert He Attended: Alesso
Favorite Author: Mark Twain
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Seth Rogan, Jennifer Aniston & James Cameron
Favorite Month: November
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Smoked Salmon
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Krannert
Favorite Big City: Los Angeles
Unique Travel Locale: Hawaii
Country He'd Like to Visit: France
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Locker Room
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Priya Sirohi, English
Furry Friend: Peppi, Poodle
Other Hobbies/Interests: Cars

2014 Season
Grant played in 13 games and started four times... started all three of the games Southern Illinois series and the finale of the Illinois series... made two starts at shortstop and two starts at third base... doubled in each of the first two games of the SIU series... recorded his first collegiate hit in his return to his native San Diego in game two at San Diego State... also walked and scored a run in game two at SIU... walked in the finale of the Michigan series... committed just one error and helped Purdue turn three double plays. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

High School
Grant was a four-year letter-winner for coaches Gary Remiker and Anthony Stabile at Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego... high school teammate of fellow Boilermaker Derek Black... three-year varsity starter played shortstop as a senior and second base as a sophomore... started every game as an upperclassman, seeing action at seven different positions as a junior... team's gold glove award winner as a junior, recognizing him as its best fielder... led the team in extra-base hits in each of his upperclassman seasons... also played wide receiver on the football team... all-academic team honoree... helped lead CCHS to California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Division championships in 2011 and 2012.

Full name is Hayden James Grant... born in La Jolla, Calif.... parents are John and Christina Grant... family also includes older sister Ali... majoring in business management with a career ambition of becoming a business owner.