Johnson and Olund connect for home runs in fourth inning
Double plays, slick defense & strong pitching help Black Team even series
Sander & Shipley help Palm Springs win fifth straight SCCBL title.
Boilermakers win final five games & six of the last seven; Kyle Wood wins team triple crown.
Top 10 list & honorable mention collection chronicles ups & downs of 2015.
Corpus Christi Weekend Photo Gallery
Phoenix Weekend Photo Gallery
Baseball Opens at Western Carolina Weekend
Matt Frawley, 2014 Photo Gallery
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Ball Player: Marcus Stroman
Favorite Pro Stadium: Fenway Park
Favorite Field He's Played On (Other Than Purdue): LSU's Alex Box Stadium
Most Unique Baseball Feat He's Witnessed: Jim Thome's 15th-inning Walk-off Homer for White Sox in 2008
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Jack Picchiotti
Current MLB Hitter You'd Most Like to Face: Miguel Cabrera
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Brian Regan
In His MP3 Player: Mike Stud
Last Concert He Attended: Country Thunder
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston & Mark Wahlberg
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food: Pulled Pork Sandwich
Favorite Dessert: Apple Pie
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Pikes Peak Mt., Colorado Springs
Country He'd Like to Visit: Mexico
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Mound
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Michael Roe, Consumer Science
Furry Friend: Wrigley, Golden Retriever-Poodle Mix
Academic All-Big Ten... Frawley pitched in 14 games, making 12 starts... after making a start in each of the first 12 weekends, moved to the bullpen for the final two weekends and earned saves in relief appearances at Nebraska and Valparaiso... his finest outing of the season was a tough-luck no-decision against CSU Bakersfield at the Phoenix Muni Classic in which he surrendered just three singles over seven shutout innings... retired 19 of the 24 batters he faced against Bakersfield, striking out five... also struck out five in his season debut against Western Carolina, four coming his first time through the lineup... earned the win in the rubber game victory vs. Northern Illinois, giving up just two hits and one earned run over six innings... did not give up a legit hit until the sixth inning and did not walk a batter in his NIU outing... retired five of the six batters he faced over two hitless innings of relief to close out the game two win at Nebraska and earn his first collegiate save... struck out a season-high six over 4 1/3 innings against Maryland... put together quality starts against nationally ranked Iowa (6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 0 BB) and Illinois (6 IP, 2 R) in back-to-back weekends... did not give up an extra-base hit on the season until the third inning of his fourth start (at Oklahoma), and the only home runs he allowed all year were in Norman... struck out a pair to leave the bases loaded while closing out Purdue's 6-4 win at Valparaiso. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Frawley pitched in 13 games, all in relief... made Big Ten appearances against Michigan State, Michigan and Indiana... took the mound in each of the first six weekends... earned the victory in the midweek win at Illinois State after retiring the first eight batters he faced... pitched a season-high three innings at Illinois-Chicago, retiring seven of the first eight batters he faced... retired four of the five batters he faced over an inning and two-thirds of scoreless relief in the finale of the Michigan State series... worked a scoreless eighth inning at Indiana State... escaped an inherited bases-loaded jam in game three at San Diego State. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Frawley was a four-year letter-winner for coaches Rich Smelko and Joe Larson at Glenbard North High School in suburban Chicago... three-year starter for the varsity team was the DuPage Valley Conference co-Pitcher of the Year as a senior after compiling a 1.47 ERA and 1.07 WHIP over 43 innings, posting a 5-1 record along with 55 strikeouts vs. nine walks... two-time first team all-conference honoree as an upperclassman... led DuPage County in strikeouts as a junior (84 in 76 2/3 IP) while compiling a 2.74 ERA... two-way player also batted .289 with eight extra-base hits and 25 RBI as a senior... honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore after posting a 2.21 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 40 2/3 innings pitched... helped lead GNHS to a regional title as a sophomore... graduated with a 4.0 GPA... Illinois Principals and Livingston Awards recipient as a senior... also selected as prom king as a senior.
Full name is Matthew William Frawley... born in Elk Grove Village, Ill.... parents are Michael and Donna Frawley... family also includes younger brother Nick... his father played baseball at Illinois State... majoring in selling and sales management.