Drew Wurdack
Drew  Wurdack


Wildwood, Mo.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 215



2009 Season

Appeared in 19 games, making four starts ... Went 4-1 with two saves, a 5.45 and 31 strikeouts in 39 2/3 innings pitched ... Big East/Big Ten Challenge (Feb. 20-22): Was charged with only loss of the year (vs. Michigan) after allowing three runs on four hits in a combined three appearances and 2 1/3 innings pitched ... at Southeast Missouri State (Feb. 27): Tossed 1 1/3 scoreless innings of relief ... at Texas State (March 6-8): Allowed three runs, one earned, on two hits in two innings pitched ... Dunn Hospitality Classic (March 13-15): Appeared in one game and tossed a scoreless third of an inning ... at Illinois-Chicago (March 17-18): Appeared in one relief outing and surrendered one run on four hits in 2/3 of an inning ... at IPFW (April 1): Allowed three runs, one earned, on two hits in 2/3 of an inning ... Iowa (April 3-4): Surrendered five runs on five hits in 1 1/3 innings of work ... Illinois State (April 8): Made first start of the year, allowing six runs, five earned, on four hits in 3 2/3 innings. Did not factor in the decision ... at Illinois State (April 15): Earned first win of the year in second start. Struck out seven hitters and allowed only six hits over seven shutout innings ... Butler (April 22): Tallied second victory after surrendering two runs, one earned, on four hits over five innings. Struck out a season-high nine batters in his third start ... at Minnesota (April 24-26): Appeared in one game out of the bullpen ... at Ball State (April 28): Allowed three runs, two earned, on five hits over six innings to pick up third victory of the year. Struck out three and walked three ... Indiana (May 2-3): Appeared in one game out of the bullpen ... at Michigan State (May 9-11): Earned his first save of the season in two relief appearances. Allowed just one hit over two shutout innings and preserved Purdue's 9-8 win ... Illinois (May 14-16): Allowed two unearned runs on three hits over three innings in one relief outing to tally second save ... Big Ten Tournament (May 20-22): Despite allowing five runs on six hits over four innings, notched fourth win of the year in Purdue's 12-9 win over Michigan State.

2008 Season

Appeared in 12 games, all in relief ... Went 2-0 with one save, a 5.75 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 20 1/3 innings pitched ... at No. 15 Baylor (Feb. 22-24): Surrendered an unearned run on one hit in his only appearance of the series ... at Western Kentucky (Feb. 29-March 2): Worked 1 1/3 innings out of the bullpen, allowing an unearned run on two hits ... at No. 4 Kentucky (March 9-10): Recorded two outs in one shutout appearance ... at Ohio (March 15-16): Gave up one run on two hits in only appearance of the series ... Western Illinois (March 22-23): Tossed two shutout, one-hit innings in one appearance ... Northwestern (March 28-30): Surrendered two runs on three hits in 3 2/3 innings of work ... Struck out one and walked two ... Illinois State (April 9): Struck out two in one shutout inning of relief to pick up his first collegiate victory ... Penn State (April 11-13): Surrendered two runs on three hits in one inning of work ... Minnesota (April 25-27): Earned his second victory of the season with 2 2/3 shutout innings in relief ... Struck out two and walked one ... at Indiana (May 3-5): Tossed a season-high four innings ... Allowed five runs on six hits with a career-high five strikeouts ... Illinois-Chicago (May 14): Surrendered one run on two hits with a pair of strikeouts and walks ... Big Ten Championship (May 22-24): Earned his first collegiate save by working the final three innings of Purdue's 15-6 win over Penn State in the opening game ... Allowed two runs on four hits with one strikeout and no walks.

2007 Season

Appeared in one game in relief ... at Georgia (Feb. 23-25): Tossed one inning of shutout relief ... Struck out two and walked one.

2006 Season

Did not see action.

High School

Three-year letterwinner at Chaminade College Prep High School ... Earned all-conference honors as a senior, posting as 4-1 record, with a 2.89 ERA in 37.2 innings ... Was a Varsity Legion all-star as a sophomore and senior, posting a 5-1 record and a 3.74 ERA, striking out 57 in 39.3 innings ... Earned two letters in basketball.


Full name is Andrew Brent Wurdack ... Born: Jan. 18, 1987, in Wildwood, Mo. ... son of Gary and Debby Wurdack ... Has two brothers, Gary and Tim, and one sister, Allison ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.


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