Boilermakers play one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the country.
Top 10 list & 10 honorable mention additions include all eight extra-inning affairs.
Purdue has won 7 in a row vs. IU dating to 2010, but Hoosiers have been class of B1G lately.
Boilermakers shut out for the fourth time in 2014, setting up big rubber game Sunday.
Maniago hits first home run, contributes to two double plays & scores go-ahead run.
Weekend photo gallery of Purdue Baseball's home series with Ohio State.
Baseball Hosts IPFW for the home opener at Alexander Field
A mega photo gallery of pictures spanning the entirety of Purdue Baseball's 2013 season.
More action photos from home games at Alexander Field during the 2013 season.
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Tony Gwynn
Favorite Pro Stadium: Staples Center
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Person He'd Most Like to Have Dinner With: Jessica Alba
In His MP3 Player: Kendrick Lamar
Last Concert He Attended: Odd Future
Actor: Danny McBride, Actress: Mila Kunis, Director: Steven Spielberg
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food: California Burrito
Favorite Building on Campus: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Dominican Republic
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Indoor Hitting Cages
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Johnny Brown, Math
Furry Friends: Dusty, dog & Beanie, cat
Mullen played in 19 games and started three times... started game two of the San Diego State series at second base in his return to his native Southern California... also started the first two games of the Illinois series at designated hitter... played in two games of five of the eight Big Ten series... delivered the go-ahead RBI with a two-out single in the 11th inning of the series-opening win at Michigan State... recorded an RBI with a sacrifice fly in game two at Illinois... singled and scored in game three of the SDSU series... drew a bases-loaded walk in the series finale at Indiana... walked as a pinch hitter against Tennessee and Ohio State. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Mullen played in 11 games and started the middle game of the Evansville series at second base... recorded a pinch hit single in the finale of the Northwestern series for his first collegiate hit... scored a run as a pinch runner against Mississippi State... reached base safely twice via a walk and hit by pitch against Eastern Michigan... drew a walk in his collegiate debut, game two of the season against South Florida... played the second half of the midweek home game against Indiana State... also saw action in games against Samford, Cincinnati and Michigan State.
Mullen was a four-year letter-winner and two-year starting leadoff man for coach Matt Chess at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego... two-time All-State Diego County honorable mention as an upperclassman... twice named to the San Diego County High School Guide Players To Watch list... San Diego Padres Scout Team honoree... recorded a .972 fielding percentage and .406 on-base percentage as a senior... batted .274 with 15 RBI and a .941 fielding percentage as a junior... two-time Union Tribune all-academic team and four-time Torrey Pines scholar athlete... four-year honor roll student graduated with honors.
Full name is Michael James Mullen... born in San Diego... parents are Marty and Susan Mullen, both graduates of Big Ten universities (Marty, Iowa; Susan, Illinois)... family also includes younger brother Matthew... majoring in actuarial science within the department of mathematics.