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Milo Beam
Milo  Beam

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Westfield, Ind.

High School:
Westfield

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 170

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
12/23/1997

10/23/2017

Baseball Set for Old Gold & Black Series

Boilermakers close slate of fall scrimmages with annual intrasquad at Alexander

08/14/2017

Kennedy Powers Aviators to League Title

Lafayette native homers in his first at-bat on consecutive days

06/13/2017

Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2017

Boilermakers were part of numerous thrillers during turnaround campaign

06/05/2017

Purdue Enjoys Historic Turnaround Year

Annual season recap details all the highlights from entertaining campaign

06/01/2017

Purdue Summer League Assignments

Boilermakers to be represented in 12 different summer wood bat leagues

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Ball Player: Anthony Rizzo
Favorite Marquee Event: World Series
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Dad
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Victory Field
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Gareth Stroh
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Would Like to Have Dinner With: LeBron James
In His MP3 Player: Taylor Swift
Last Concert He Attended: Dierks Bentley
Favorite Super-Hero: Flash
Show He Can't Stop Watching: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Another Sport He Enjoys: Football
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Outfield
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Can touch his tongue to his nose
Furry Friend: Mac, Mixed-Breed Dog

2017 Season
Beam played in 40 games, making 28 starts in left field... started the season opener and four of the first five games of the season, but then did not travel for the spring break trip to California... returned to the starting lineup in time for the Big Ten opener at Iowa and has made 18 of his 28 starts against Big Ten opponents... demonstrated a good eye, drawing 15 walks to boost his OBP (.347) nearly over .140 points above his average (.210)... scored the game-winning run with two outs in the walk-off victories vs. Illinois and Saint Louis... finished the regular season strong by reaching base 7 times in 11 plate appearances at Minnesota, scoring four times. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

High School
Beam was a three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Ryan Bunnell at Westfield High School in suburban Indianapolis... also played three years of varsity of football... batted .300 with a .467 on-base, 56 runs and 40 stolen bases during his prep career... two-time gold glove winner in the outfield... Indiana North-South All-Star Game participant... Perfect Game high honorable mention All-American as a senior... also honorable mention all-state as well as an all-conference and all-county honoree as a senior... stole 20 bases thanks to a .583 OBP as a junior, earning underclass high honorable mention accolades from Perfect Game... helped lead WHS to a pair of conference titles in baseball... standout wide receiver was part of three sectional champions as well as a regional title & semi-state appearance in football... recorded 80 career receptions and 18.4 yards per catch to go along with eight touchdowns... four-year honor roll student.

Personal
Full name is Milo Michael Beam... born in Westfield, Indiana... parents are David and Nellie Beam... family also includes younger siblings Grace, Pat and Lyle... his father played rugby at Ball State... his uncle David Johnson and cousin Matt Pardieck are Purdue alumni... majoring in business management.

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