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Skyler Young
Skyler Young

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
LaCrosse, Ind.

High School:
LaCrosse HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
05/06/1983



JUNIOR / 2006
Appeared on the mound in one game ... allowed one run in 0.1 innings against North Carolina (3/5).

SOPHOMORE / 2005
Appeared in three games ... struck out six batters in 5.0 innings ... struck out two in one inning vs. Indiana Tech (4/27) ... pitched three scoreless innings vs. Cleveland State (5/18), striking out three batters.

SUMMER 2004
Played for the Mankato Moondogs of the Northwoods League ... took the hill 11 times, starting 10 games ... was 2-4 with a 5.40 ERA ... limited opposing hitters to a .240 average, while striking out 55 in 50.2 innings.

FRESHMAN / 2004
Made one appearance in 2004 ... struck out a batter in 0.1 inning at Illinois State (4/14).

SUMMER 2003
Played for the Baltimore Pride of the Clark C. Griffith Collegiate Baseball League ... posted a 2-2 record with a 1.96 earned run average in eight relief appearances ... yielded just four earned runs in 18.1 innings of work ... struck out 26 opposing batters.

REDSHIRT / 2003
Redshirted in first year at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at LaCrosse High School ... earned all-conference honors on the mound as a junior and senior ... helped team claim the 2002 sectional championship ... recorded 445 strikeouts during his career ... earned four letters in cross country, volleyball and basketball, and three letters in track for a total of 19 athletic letters ... selected as the Coaching Management National Award winner as a senior ... member of National Honor Society and was Student Council president.