Boilermakers will utilize U.S. Steel Yard in Gary as host stadium.
Three different relief pitchers record an out in the ninth, highlighted by Wittgren's game-ending K.
Purdue lights up the opposition's bullpen yet again, scoring 10 runs against MSU relievers.
Serrato & McHugh hit safely in all five games of the Black & Gold Series.
A photo compilation of Purdue's 2012 Big Ten championship campaign
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Coach: John Wooden
In His MP3 Player: Anberlin
Last Concert He Attended: Shine Down
Actor: Jason Segal, Actress: Rachel McAdams, Director: Michael Bay
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food: Anything BBQ
Favorite Purdue Building: Union
Favorite Purdue Professor: Robert Morris, Sociology, Criminal Justice
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: 2011 Big Ten Tournement
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Cozumel, Mexico
Foreign Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Sport Shooting
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Furry Friend:Riley, GoldenDoodle
Sudbury pitched in seven games, primarily as a lefty specialist... got a big out in the ninth inning of the one-run win at Illinois State... recorded a strikeout versus Notre Dame's No. 3 hitter in the eighth inning of the Purdue win... struck out a pair in a scoreless inning at Ball State... also appeared in wins against Western Carolina and Illinois-Chicago as well as the game two loss at Iowa.
Sudbury pitched in 13 games, all in relief... pitched at least three innings of relief in his outings against Illinois-Chicago (twice), Northwestern, Iowa and Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament... earned saves in wins against UIC (twice) and Iowa... allowed only three of nine inherited base runners to score... induced four ground ball double plays in 24 1/3 innings... limited left-handed hitters to a .206 batting average against... was effective against Michigan State's left-handed heavy middle of the lineup, working a combined 5 2/3 innings of two-run relief in his three appearances against the Spartans... pitched in three games on the spring break trip, including an inning and two-thirds at No. 1-ranked Vanderbilt... worked an inning of scoreless relief in the midweek win against Wabash... pitched three innings of one-hit relief to close out the win the UIC... worked a season-high 3 2/3 innings of relief in the middle game of the Northwestern series... retired the 3-4-5 portion of the MSU lineup in order in his game one appearance in East Lansing... came back on Sunday and again retired the heart of the Spartans' lineup... closed out the home win against UIC, working three more innings of one-run relief... finished off the sweep of Iowa with three innings of scoreless relief... worked three innings of one-run relief against Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament.
Sudbury pitched in three games, all in relief ... did not surrender a hit in his three innings of relief ... struck out a pair in a scoreless inning of relief in wins at Chicago State and IPFW ... walked two and hit a pair of batters in his inning of relief at Missouri.
Did not see action ... sat out the season as a transfer from Ohio Dominican.
Earned three varsity letters in baseball at Munster High School ... Also played freshman baseball ... Two-year letterwinner in basketball.
Full name is Michael James Sudbury ... Born: Sept. 16, 1988 in Highland, Ind. ... Son of Valerie and the late William Sudbury ... Father was Chief of Police in Munster, Ind., from 1987-2003 ... Has two brothers, Joshua and Christopher ... Majoring in law and society with plans on going into law enforcement or the FBI upon graduation.