Sander & Shipley help Palm Springs win fifth straight SCCBL title.
Purdue had 63 student-athletes earn the award.
Four current Purdue players saw action in June 27 summer ball game in Palm Springs.
Boilermakers win final five games & six of the last seven; Kyle Wood wins team triple crown.
Eight sets of Purdue players to remain teammates this summer in wood bat leagues.
Baseball Hosts UIC at Alexander Field
The Boilermakers host Michigan for a weekend series at Alexander Field. Photos by David Wegiel & Michael Ringor.
Boilermakers host Penn State for the first home weekend of 2014
Photos of Purdue's season-opening series at Tennessee courtesy of Brenda Krieg
Favorite Pro Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Favorite Ball Player: Mike Trout
Favorite Pro Stadium: Dodger Stadium
Favorite Field He's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Petco Park
Favorite Playoff Format: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Matt Gibbs
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Clayton Kershaw
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Daniel Tosh
In His MP3 Player: Wiz Khalifa
Last Concert He Attended: Hardwell
Favorite Actor & Actress: Adam Sandler & Mila Kunis
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Carne Asada Burrito
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Another Sport He Enjoys: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Co-Rec
Favorite Big City: San Diego
Unique Travel Locale: Bahamas
Country He'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Clubhouse
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Satish Boregowda, Engineering
Furry Friend: Jaydo & Jazzy, Shepherd Mixed Breeds
Other Hobbies/Interests: Backpacking & Fishing
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… Lewis played in 27 games, starting 13 times… made 11 starts in right field and two at designated hitter… made Big Ten starts against Rutgers, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland and Michigan State… homered against nationally ranked opponents Iowa and Illinois in consecutive weekends… recorded two hits and an RBI in games against Northern Illinois and Iowa… shared the team lead with four hits as a pinch hitter… reached base safely or scored a run in each of the first seven games in which he saw action… recorded a pinch-hit double and scored at Louisville… also recorded an RBI double in the home win against Ball State. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Lewis played in 13 games and started eight times... started game two of the season-opening doubleheader at Tennessee in right field and seven other games at designated hitter... started Big Ten games against Penn State (two), Michigan State, Indiana and Minnesota as well as both games vs. Illinois-Chicago... first collegiate hit was a double as a pinch hitter in the finale of the Tennessee series... went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the nightcap of the Penn State doubleheader... reached base safely twice (walk, HBP) and scored a run in the home win against UIC... also drew walks against Penn State, Michigan State and Minnesota. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Lewis was a four-year letter-winner for coaches Steve Afenir and Aaron Hoofard at Escondido High School in suburban San Diego... Avocado East League Pitcher of the Year as a senior after helping lead EHS to the league title... first team all-league performer finished his prep career with a 1.52 ERA along with six wins and six complete games... threw two one-hitters... two-way player also batted .263 with five home runs... San Diego Union Tribune Athlete of the Week honor roll after hitting a walk-off home run and pitching a two-hit shutout at Petco Park on consecutive days... four-time Union Tribune all-academic team... four-time principal's honor roll student... National Honor Society officer... AP Scholar Honor award... graduated second in his class of over 600 students with a cumulative GPA of 4.50.
Full name is Jordan Kristopher Lewis... born in Escondido, Calif.... parents are Jeff and Jacqueline Lewis... family also includes younger brother Justin... majoring in mechanical engineering.