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James Jewell
James Jewell

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Batesville, Ind.

High School:
Batesville

Last College:
Wabash Valley CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
C

Birthdate:
09/06/1992

Bats/Throws:
R/R

05/16/2015

Boilers Rally Past PSU to Finish Season on 5-Game Win Streak

Wood claims the first team triple crown since 2007; Eichmann fans nine over 5 2/3 innings.

04/12/2015

Missed Chances, Big Inning Cost Purdue in Loss to No. 12 Illini

Illinois scores four times in the fifth and retires the final 15 Purdue hitters of the game.

03/25/2015

Streaking Ball State Tops Purdue in Midweek Action

Vilardo connects for his first home run as a Boilermaker.

03/15/2015

Boilers Score 23 in Blowout Win to End Rubber Game Skid

Snidanko connects for a grand slam, drives in seven & finishes a single shy of the cycle.

10/19/2014

Gold Scores in the Ninth to Win Pitcher's Duel & Sweep Series

Van Hoeck impresses again in 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, closing out 3rd game of series.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Cincinnati Reds
Favorite Ball Player: Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez
Favorite Pro Stadium: Great American Ball Park
Favorite Marquee Sporting Event: World Series
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Shane Bryant
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Most Like to Face: Justin Verlander
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Michael Jordan
In His MP3 Player: Metallica
Last Concert He Attended: Mayhem Fest
Favorite Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lawrence & George Lucas
Favorite Month: September
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Dirt Pudding
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Camping, Fishing & Golfing
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Cincinnati
Unique Travel Locale: Niagara Falls
Island He'd Like to Visit: Puerto Rico
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Clubhouse
Most Memorable Games at Purdue: 2013 Gold & Black Series
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Tim Gavin, Health and Kinesiology
Furry Friend: Lucy, Miniature Dachshund/Chihuahua

2015 Season
Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2014
Practiced with the team in the fall and winter but redshirted after not seeing action in a game.

Junior College
Jewell played his first two college seasons at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ill.... helped lead Wabash to 94 victories over his two seasons with the program... recorded five doubles, 11 RBI and 13 runs scored in 77 at-bats as a sophomore... played in 45 games as a freshman, contributing 16 RBI and 24 runs scored.

High School
Jewell was a four-year letter-winner for coach Alex Davis at Batesville High School in Southeastern Indiana... batted .514 with seven home runs as a junior to win the team and Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference batting titles... two-time all-conference honoree as an upperclassman batted .496 with four home runs as a senior... helped BHS win conference titles in baseball and basketball... also played football.

Personal
Full name is James Michael Jewell... born in Batesville, Ind.... parents are Gary and Kathryn Jewell... family also includes older siblings Gary Jr., Carey and Brandon... Gary played baseball at Wabash Valley College, Brandon played baseball at Indiana Southeast and Carey played basketball at Lewis University... majoring in movement and sport science with a career ambition of becoming a physical therapist.

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