Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Andruw Jones
In His MP3 Player: Dave Matthews Band
Last Concert He Attended: Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Author or Writer: Rick Reilly
Favorite Actor & Actress: Matt Damon & Megan Fox
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Golfing, Water Skiing
Favorite Purdue Building: Rawls Hall
Favorite Big City: Indianapolis
Unique Travel Locale: Japan
Foreign Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Italy (Rome)
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Sweeping Indiana in 2011
Furry Friend: Reggie, Cocker Spaniel
Other Intersts: Tennis, Golf, Basketball
2012 Season Academic All-Big Ten... Quinnette pitched in three games, including the Big Ten regular-season title clincher against Michigan... worked a perfect 1-2-3 sixth inning in his Purdue debut in the win against Anderson at Victory Field in Downtown Indianapolis, his first appearance on the mound after coming back from elbow surgery... pitched two-innings of one-run ball in the win against IPFW at Parkview Field in Downtown Fort Wayne.
2011 Season Did not see action due to injury.
Previous College Played for Valparaiso University before transferring to Purdue, batting .236 with six extra-base hits and 20 RBIs in 2009 ... projected to be a relief pitcher for the Boilermakers ... dean's list student at Purdue since his transfer.
High School Two-time First Team All-North Central Conference and First Team All-Area performer as an upperclassman at Kokomo High School in Kokomo, Ind. ... also an All-Conference performer in tennis ... batted .386 with six home runs and 32 RBIs en route to earning First Team All-State 4A honors ... North-South All-Star Game participant ...LV Phillips Mental Attitude award winner ... helped lead Kokomo to second place at the 2007 4A IHSAA state tournament and consecutive NCC titles in 2006 and 2007.
Personal Full name is Andrew Lloyd Quinnette ... born Aug. 6, 1988 in Kokomo, Ind. ... son of Gary and Jo Ann Quinnette ... also has two older sisters, Amy and Abby ... his aunt and uncle, Jill and Greg Tilley, both attended Purdue ... majoring in accounting and intends to pursue a career as a certified public accountant.