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Patrick J. Smith
Patrick J.  Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Schaumburg, Ill.

High School:
Conant

Last College:
Heartland JC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
10/14/1996

Bats/Throws:
Left/Left

04/18/2018

Stingy Pitching Leads Purdue to Win in 10

Boilermakers win a true road game in extra innings for first time since April 2014

04/07/2018

Bases-Loaded Chances Go By the Board

Hoosiers score 14 unanswered after Purdue fails to capitalize on early chances

10/28/2017

Old Gold & Black Series Recap

Kennedy homers in game 1; Brooks and Hofstra impress on the mound in game 2

2018 / AS A JUNIOR
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

PREVIOUS COLLEGE
• Pitched his first two collegiate seasons at Heartland Community College in Bloomington, Illinois
• Appeared in 13 games as a sophomore, going 7-3 with 48 strikeouts and 40 hits allowed in 51 innings
• Surrendered only two earned runs while striking out 14 in 12 innings as freshman
• Helped Heartland reach the NJCAA Division II regionals both years

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year letterwinner for coach Derek Fivelson at Conant High School in the west suburbs of Chicago
• Part of two combined no-hitters as a senior and also threw a complete-game shutout
• Also was a quarterback and wide receiver on the football team
• Played basketball as a freshman as well

PERSONAL
• Major: Communication
• Full name is Patrick Joseph Smith
• Born in Elk Grove, Illinois
• Parents are Randal Smith and Kay Kelly
• Family also includes siblings Michael and Katie
• Brother Michael played football at Northern Illinois

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Ball Player: Clayton Kershaw
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Randal Smith, Father
Favorite Playoff Format Event: World Series
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Guaranteed Rate Field
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Nick Dalesandro
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Jose Altuve
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Greg Maddux
In His MP3 Player: Kodak Black
Last Concert He Attended: Blake Shelton
Would Love to See Him Play Purdue: Drake
Favorite Multi-Media App: Netflix
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Other Guys
Favorite Super-Hero: The Incredible Hulk
Show He Can't Stop Watching: How I Met Your Mother
Favorite Video Game: NBA Street
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Meal: Steak & Mashed Potatoes
Favorite Dessert: Vanilla Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Boating & Beaching
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Co-Rec
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Mexico
City He'd Like to Visit: Dubai
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Everything
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: Bonding and Winning with Teammates
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Drawing
Furry Friend: Riley, Shih Tzu

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