Tanner Schumacher
Tanner  Schumacher

RS Senior

Blaine, Minn.

High School:

Last College:
Wabash Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-5½ / 227




Purdue's Most Memorable Games of 2017

Boilermakers were part of numerous thrillers during turnaround campaign


Purdue Unable to Keep Pace with Huskers

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


Baseball Wins Midweek Finale in Kokomo

Warden leads off game with a homer, McGowan drives in go-ahead run in ninth


Purdue Set for Big Series at Minnesota

Boilermakers can earn Big Ten Tournament bid and have big impact on top of league


Spring 2017 Graduates

75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree


Tanner Schumacher, 2016 Action

Collection of action photos from the 2016 season.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Minnesota Wild
Favorite Athlete: Kevin Garnett
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Ed Schumacher, Father
Favorite Pro Stadium: AT&T Park
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): USC's Dedeaux Field
Favorite Playoff Format: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Harry Shipley
MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Adrian Beltre
Would Like to Have Dinner With: His Grandpa Joe
In His MP3 Player: Drake
Last Book He Read: Get Wise
Favorite Actor & Actress: Mark Wahlberg & Jennifer Anniston
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Miracle
Favorite TV Series: Impractical Jokers
Dream Car: Matte Black Rolls Royce
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Crab Legs
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream Cake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Jet Skiing
Another Sport He Enjoys: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Theta House
Favorite Big City: Miami
Country He'd Like to Visit: French Polynesia
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Dimensions
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: The People You Meet
Unique Skill: Can Wiggle Ears
Most Memorable Game/Moment at Purdue: Opening Night At Georgia Tech
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: William Coghill, Criminal Justice
Furry Friend: Lacy, Bichon/Poodle Mix

2017 Season
Pitched in 15 games, starting game three of the first three weekend series as well as the Senior Day game vs. Michigan… struck out a season-high five against Texas State and Valparaiso… worked three innings of one-hit relief in the comeback win at Indiana State that ignited a seven-game win streak… made two appearances in the Northwestern series and also pitched in Big Ten games against Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament… worked two innings of one-hit relief in his return to his native Minnesota, helping Purdue clinch a series victory… did not issue a walk over nine innings in his first two starts of the season while beginning the year in the weekend rotation… pitched a combined 3 2/3 innings of one-run relief over two appearances as Purdue won both games of its midweek series with Fort Wayne. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

2016 Season
Academic All-Big Ten... Schumacher pitched in a team-high 21 games, starting the finale of the Ohio series... was the first man out of the bullpen in the season opener at Georgia Tech, working 3 1/3 innings of one-run relief in his team debut... retired all 12 batters he faced over four innings of perfect relief in the comeback win at Georgia State to close out the opening weekend... made two appearances in the same weekend three other times... worked three innings of scoreless relief in the home midweek game vs. IPFW... pitched in Big Ten games against Nebraska, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio State, Northwestern and Minnesota... recorded 11 strikeouts over 8 2/3 innings in April and then finished the season strong with 6 2/3 innings of two-run ball over five appearances in May. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

Previous Colleges
Schumacher played his sophomore season at Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, Illinois... pitched in 12 games for Wabash Valley, earning three wins and a save while compiling 27 strikeouts and a 3.16 ERA in 31 1/3 innings... started his college career at North Dakota State, pitching in five games in 2014 after redshirting the year prior... worked a scoreless inning of relief against Northern Colorado and Dakota Wesleyan... also pitched against USC, LIU Brooklyn and Minnesota.

High School
Schumacher lettered in baseball and basketball, playing baseball for coach Eric Feigum at Blaine High School in suburban Minneapolis... two-time all-conference honoree as an upperclassman and two-way player... Minnesota All-Star Game and all-metro selection as a team captain his senior year... went 5-1 with a 1.05 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 33 1/3 innings pitched as a senior... had a 2.20 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 28 2/3 innings as a junior while also batting .354 with 14 RBI... struck out 15 in an MSHSL playoff game in 2012... all-conference performer on the basketball court as a senior, averaging 19 points per game.

Full name is Tanner Joseph Schumacher... born in Blaine, Minnesota... parents are Ed and Jodi Schumacher... family also includes sister Isabella and younger brothers Connor and Parker Melton... majoring in sociology.



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