Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Vince Carter
In His MP3 Player: YG
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Cuisine: Mexican
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Fishing
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite American City: Key West
Unique Travel Locale: Cancun, Mexico
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Canada
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: Big Ten Tournament vs Indiana, 2012
Other Interests: Listening to Music and Playing Video Games
2012 Season Krieg played in 12 games and started twice, neutral-site wins against Anderson at Victory Field in Downtown Indianapolis and Valparaiso at the NCAA Regionals... singled and scored in the Anderson win... had a sacrifice bunt and a run scored in the Valpo victory... was also on the field at second base for the bottom of the ninth inning of the Big Ten Tournament championship game win against Indiana... did not commit an error in his 14 defensive chances... stole a base as a pinch runner in the midweek win against Indiana State, the final game in the history of Lambert Field... saw action in Big Ten games against Nebraska, Michigan State and Iowa... pinch ran and ended up batting twice as the designated hitter in the 14-inning win against MSU.
High School Krieg was a four-year letter-winner at Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis... Honorable Mention All-State performer as a senior while batting .495 with 14 extra-base hits... also selected to the Indianapolis Area Super Team and garnered all-county honors as a senior... two-time all-conference honoree as an upperclassman batted .360 with 13 extra-base hits while being a perfect 18-for-18 stealing bases as a junior... helped lead Lawrence North to three consecutive county title games and a pair of Conference Indiana championships... also played basketball and football as an underclassman.
Personal Full name is Brandon Allan Krieg... born April 26, 1993 in Anderson, Ind.... son of Barry and Brenda Krieg, whom are both 1988 Purdue grads... family also includes younger brother Braxton... plans to major in industrial distribution.