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Tim McElroy
Tim McElroy

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Roselle, Ill.

High School:
St. Viator

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
09/20/1993

Bats/Throws:
L/L



08/18/2014

Johnson & Wood Help Summer League Teams Win Titles

Rising juniors part of championship winners in Coastal Plain & Northwoods Leagues.

06/04/2014

Season Recap: Close Games & Extra-Inning Affairs Abundant

Boilermakers play one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the country.

05/28/2014

Summer Wood Bat League Placements for Returning Boilers

Four Purdue duos to remain teammates this summer.

05/21/2014

Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2014

Top 10 list & 10 honorable mention additions include all eight extra-inning affairs.

05/11/2014

Boilers Swept at Minnesota After Pair of Walk-off Losses

McHugh connects for three-run homer in ninth inning of resumed game.

05/02/2014

Purdue Baseball hosts Ohio State

Weekend photo gallery of Purdue Baseball's home series with Ohio State.

04/23/2014

Purdue Baseball hosts Michigan

The Boilermakers host Michigan for a weekend series at Alexander Field. Photos by David Wegiel & Michael Ringor.

04/09/2014

Purdue Baseball Series vs PSU

Boilermakers host Penn State for the first home weekend of 2014

02/28/2014

Purdue at Rice

Photos of Purdue's weekend series at Rice, courtesy of Ricardo Arrechea, Pedro Arrechea, John Cox & Georgia Palkowetz

08/26/2013

Tim McElroy, 2013

Tim McElroy, 2013

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Clayton Kershaw
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Sean McHugh
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Miguel Cabrera
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Mark Wahlberg
In His MP3 Player: O.A.R
Last Concert He Attended: O.A.R
Favorite Writer: Dr. Seuss
Favorite Actor & Actress: Mark Wahlberg & Mila Kunis
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys: Golf
Favorite Building on Campus: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Farmingdale, N.Y.
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Ireland
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Atmosphere
Most Memorable Weekend at Purdue: 2013 Tournament at Mississippi State
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Mary Harris, English
Furry Friend: Riley, Retriever-Poodle Mix

2013 Photo Gallery

2014 Season
McElroy pitched in 25 games, making his first collegiate start in the finale of the Southern Illinois series... ranked eighth in the Big Ten appearances through the end of the regular season... his 25 appearances were also 13th in a season at Purdue... 13 appearances in Big Ten play were tied for third in the league and tied for ninth in a single season in Purdue history... allowed only five of 16 inherited runners to score (31 percent)... took the mound in all three games of the Michigan State series... struck out a career-high six over three hitless innings of relief in the finale of the Ohio State series... pitched a career-high four innings, giving up two runs, in the finale of the San Diego State series... was not charged with an earned run until his ninth appearance of the year (game four at SDSU)... struck out the side in a scoreless inning of relief in the finale of the Illinois series... did not give up a home run in 24 innings pitched... limited opposing hitters to a .227 average with two outs. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2013 Season
McElroy pitched in 21 games, often times as a situational lefty... would have established a Purdue freshman record for appearances if not for teammate Mike Lutz (25 in 2013)... became just the the third freshman in program history to make 20 appearances... allowed only six of 22 inherited runners to score for a team-best percentage of .273... earned his first collegiate win with a scoreless inning of relief in game two of the Southern Illinois series, striking out the first batter he faced to leave the bases loaded in the top of the seventh... pitched in all three games of the Michigan series, joining teammates Brett Andrzejewski and Mike Lutz as the first Purdue relievers to appear in all three games of a series since 2009... made two appearances in five other weekend series... worked a season-high two innings of scoreless relief in the Feb. 23 loss at Mississippi State... struck out the side after giving up a leadoff single in the eighth inning at Indiana State.

High School
McElroy played for coaches Mike Manno, Ken Wieda and Joe Rybak at St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Ill.... all-area special mention as a senior after compiling a 2.25 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 58 innings... threw a no-hitter in IHSA playoffs regional semifinal... helped lead St. Viator to back-to-back regional titles as an upperclassman.

Personal
Full name is Timothy G. McElroy... born in Hindsdale, Ill.... parents are Tim and Michelle McElroy... family also includes older sisters Mary and Bridget and younger brother Jack... majoring in organizational leadership & supervision.

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