Tanner Andrews
Tanner  Andrews


Rochester, Ind.

High School:
Tippecanoe Valley

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 207





Boilermakers Back In Action

Student-athletes, coaches, administrators kick off school year


Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2017

Boilermakers were part of numerous thrillers during turnaround campaign


Purdue Enjoys Historic Turnaround Year

Annual season recap details all the highlights from entertaining campaign


Purdue Unable to Keep Pace with Huskers

Boilermakers respond with early five-run rally but can't keep pace at B1G Tournament


Boilermakers Qualify for B1G Tournament

Pitchers work 14 1-2-3 innings in team's first series win in Minneapolis since 2000


Tanner Andrews, 2016 Action

A collection of action photos from the 2016 season.


Purdue vs. Penn State

Purdue wins the series opener 8-2 against Penn State

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite Athlete: Chipper Jones
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Ray Moon, Travel Coach
Favorite Playoff Format/Marquee Event: March Madness
Favorite Pro Stadium: AT&T Stadium
Favorite Field He's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Lucas Oil Stadium
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Evan Kennedy
Current MLB Hitter He'd Most Like to Face: Bryce Harper
Most Unique Baseball Feat He's Witnessed: His Brother Brody's Walk-off Grand Slam in Tennessee
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Ray Moon, Travel Coach
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: God
Magazine He Subscribes To: Sports Illustrated
Favorite Actor & Actress: Jason Statham & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Cool Runnings
Favorite Sci-Fi Series: Jaws
Favorite TV Series: Friday Night Lights or Prison Break
Dream Car: Jeep Wrangler
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: His Mom's Enchiladas
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake
Favorite Purdue Building: Co-Rec
Favorite Big City: Atlanta
Unique Travel Locale: Grand Cayman Islands
Continent He'd Like to Visit: Africa
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golfing & Water Skiing
Other Sports He Enjoys Playing: Football & Basketball
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Clubhouse
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: The brotherhood
Unique Skill: 8 Ball Pool
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: First Career Appearance at Illinois in 2015
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jim Russel
Furry Friend: Willie, Shih-Poo

2017 Season
Academic All-Big Ten... two-time Big Ten Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 20 & March 6)... Andrews started all 16 games in which he pitched, starting the opening game of every series except Santa Clara (which started on a Thursday)... helped lead Purdue to a 10-5 record on Fridays... recorded seven official quality starts, including three of his last four outings of the regular season after a tough stretch in April... had four outings in which he did not allow a run... struck out a career-high 10 over 7 2/3 shutout innings at Santa Clara, the most Ks by a Purdue pitcher since March 2012 at Ohio State... first Purdue pitcher to win each of his first three weekend starts since 2011... retired 27 of the 32 batters he faced in complete-game shutout at Southeast Missouri... struck out nine over seven innings while retiring 21 of 24 batters faced at Texas State, leading Purdue to its first season-opening win since 2013... Purdue's first Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honoree since May 2012 and only the fifth Boilermaker to win the award twice in the same season... became the first Purdue pitcher to start consecutive season openers since Matt Bischoff started three straight from 2008 to 2010. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

2016 Season
Andrews pitched in a team-high 21 games, starting seven times... started the season opener at Georgia Tech and the opener of each of the first five weekends... joined Nick Dalesandro as the first Purdue pitchers since 2013 to make their first career starts on the mound during a season-opening weekend... was the first non-freshman since 2011 to make his first start on a weekend... excelled as a reliever, compiling a 1.34 ERA and .168 batting average against over 14 appearances, surrendering only 24 hits while striking out 32 in 40 1/3 innings pitched... induced six ground ball double plays in 66 1/3 innings to share the team lead... worked five innings of one-hit relief over two appearances to contribute to a pair of shutout wins in the Cal State Northridge series... struck out a career-high six over 5 2/3 innings of two-run relief in the opener of the Minnesota series... pitched a career-high seven innings at East Tennessee State and Penn State... worked seven scoreless innings of two-hit relief in the finale of the PSU series to allow Purdue to rally and force extra innings... earned the win in the final of the Michigan State series with four innings of one-hit relief... made two appearances in the Indiana, Michigan State, Maryland, Ohio State and CSUN series... initially had a quality start at ETSU but a dropped fly ball was changed to an extra-base hit after the game, altering his pitching line to seven innings of four-run ball instead of two... worked five scoreless innings of relief while appearing in both games of the Ohio State doubleheader... allowed eight of 21 inherited runners to score, stranding a pair in five different appearances... went nine-up, nine-down his first time through the lineup against Saint Louis... compiled a 1.40 ERA and .165 batting average against over nine appearances in April, surrendering just 15 hits while striking out 19 over 25 2/3 innings... followed that up with a strong showing in May, surrendered just two earned runs on nine hits over 14 2/3 innings... allowed only 19 hits over 26 innings pitched at Alexander Field... appeared in six of the 12 Big Ten road games, compiling a 1.53 ERA and .176 batting average against over 17 2/3 innings. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2015 Season
Andrews pitched in seven games, all in relief... made five of his seven appearances in Big Ten play after not making his collegiate debut until April 11... worked three innings of one-run ball at nationally ranked Illinois in his first outing as a Boilermaker... also pitched on weekends against Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska and Penn State... retired four of the five batters he faced over an inning and a third of hitless relief to close out the series-opening win against Penn State... struck out three over 2 1/3 innings in the opener at Michigan State... finished off the opener at Nebraska by retiring three of the four batters he faced... allowed only three of eight inherited base runners to score. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

High School
Andrews was a four-year varsity letter-winner for coaches Scott Backus, Ryan Moore and Brandon Cody at Tippecanoe Valley High School in Fulton County, Ind.... also played four years of varsity football and basketball... batted over .400 each year as a four-time all-conference performer, highlighted by first team honors as an upperclassman... batted .601 with 5 home runs and 24 stolen bases as a senior... batted .496 with 2 home runs and 23 steals as a junior... team MVP in football, basketball and baseball each of his upperclassman years... batted .443 with 18 steals as a sophomore and .455 with 15 steals as a freshman... first team all-state defensive back as a junior and then earned similar honors as a wide receiver his senior year... area player of the year and second team all-state performer in basketball averaged 20 points and nine rebounds as a senior... four-time first team all-conference honoree in basketball... part of sectional championships teams with basketball and baseball and conference title teams basketball and football... three-year A/B honor roll student.

Full name is Tanner Logan Andrews... born in Rochester, Indiana... parents are Todd and Margaret Andrews... family also includes older brother Brody... father played baseball at Grace College (Winona Lake, Ind.) and his brother played baseball at Jackson Community College (Jackson, Mich.)... majoring in organizational leadership.



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