Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Cincinnati Reds
Favorite Ball Player: Ken Griffey Jr.
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Basketball Tournament
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: His Uncle Kenny Moore
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Hawkins Field (Vanderbilt)
Favorite Pro Stadium: Great American Ball Park
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Brandon Phillips
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Adele
In His MP3 Player: Beyonce, Adele
Last Concert He Attended: Lil Wayne
Last Book He Read: 10% Happier
Favorite Super-Hero: Spider-man
Favorite Food: Sushi
Another Sport He Enjoys: Football
Island He'd Like to Visit: Bora Bora
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Grass
Redshirted due to injury
Moore was a four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Troy Drosche at Avon High School in suburban Indianapolis... also a three-year varsity letterwinner as a wide receiver in football... suffered a torn UCL in his pitching arm as a senior but was still able to contribute to the team as a designated hitter, helping AHS win a sectional title... all-county and all-conference honoree as a junior after being an honorable mention pick for both awards as a sophomore... recorded 61 strikeouts in 46 innings as a junior... ranked as the No. 5 lefty in the state entering his senior season by Perfect Game Indiana... caught 18 touchdown passes in three seasons on varsity, including nine as a senior... finished his senior year with 62 receptions for 724 yards, helping AHS win sectional and regional titles... member of the athletic student council.
Full name is Matthew David Moore... born in Indianapolis... parents are David and Laura Moore... family also includes older sister Melissa... his cousins Adam and Ben Hession are Purdue alumni... majoring in building construction management.