Boilermakers close season strong again with three shutouts, series win
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
Purdue's 13 seniors to be honored before finale of first four-game set at Alexander
Purdue, IPFW have both played three games at Kokomo Municipal this year
81 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree
Patrick Kenney, 2014 Photo Gallery
The Boilermakers host Michigan for a weekend series at Alexander Field. Photos by David Wegiel & Michael Ringor.
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 Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: Patrick Kane
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Favorite Field He's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Wrigley Field
Most Unique Baseball Feat He's Witnessed: Derek Jeter's Last Game at Wrigley Field
Favorite Playoff Format: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Ted Snidanko
MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Donald Trump
In His MP3 Player: O.A.R.
Last Concert He Attended: Dave Matthews
Last Book He Read: American Sniper
Favorite Actor & Actress: Will Ferrell & Mila Kunis
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: McGruber
Favorite Super-Hero: Batman
Favorite TV Series: Arrow
Dream Car: Shelby Mustang
Favorite Month: January
Favorite Holiday: His Birthday
Favorite Meal: Ribs & Mashed Potatoes
Favorite Dessert: His Mom's Homemade Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Cookies
Favorite Purdue Building: Owen
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Germany
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: South Africa
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golfing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Golf
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Ping Pong Table
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2013 1st Save During 1st Game vs. UConn
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dan Weiss, Sociology
Feathery Friend:Tiki, Parakeet
Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Did not see action due to injury... redshirted.
Kenney pitched in 11 games and started the series opener at Rice... also saw action as a pinch runner in the 11-inning win at Michigan State and had his first collegiate at-bat in the series finale with Ohio State... picked up his fourth career save by closing out the win at Illinois State with two innings of one-hit relief... retired five of the next six batters he faced in the ISU win after giving up a two-run single to the first hitter he faced... also made relief appearances against Tennessee, LSU, San Diego State, Southern Illinois, IPFW, Illinois-Chicago, Michigan State, Michigan and Iowa... gave up only two extra-base hits in 11 innings... induced a 6-4-3 double play in his inning at LSU... worked two scoreless frames in the 16-inning marathon at Southern Illinois... worked a scoreless sixth inning in the home-opening win against IPFW... induced a 6-4-3 double play and retired three of the four batters he faced while putting up a scoreless ninth inning vs. Iowa. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
Kenney pitched in 14 games, all in relief... earned saves in victories against Connecticut, Cincinnati and Evansville... recorded a save in his collegiate debut, working two innings of one-hit relief in the season-opening win against UConn... induced a big double play and brought the UConn win to an end with the tying run at the plate... had another strong outing in series-opening win at Evansville, getting a big out in the seventh inning to maintain Purdue's one-run lead and going on to work 2 1/3 innings of one-hit relief... struck out the only batter he faced for the final out in the win at Cincinnati... worked a scoreless inning of relief at Mississippi State and Indiana State.
Kenney was a four-year letter-winner for coach Clint Smothers at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, Ill.... also lettered four times in football, serving as the varsity's starting quarterback... hit 21 home runs in his high school career, including a school record 13 as a sophomore when he was the starting shortstop on the varsity team... all-conference and all-area honoree as sophomore and junior after batting .400 each season... hit six home runs and stole 26 bases as a senior... kicked a 49-yard field goal as a senior, the longest in school history... named to all-academic team.
Full name is Patrick Reid Kenney... born in Lake Forest, Ill.... parents are Thomas and Heather Kenney... family also includes brothers Danny and Thomas... Danny also attends Purdue... majoring in selling and sales management.