Meet the Boilermaker ... Stephen Toyra

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Stephen Toyra appeared in 11 games last winter as a freshman for the Purdue basketball team.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Stephen Toyra appeared in 11 games last winter as a freshman for the Purdue basketball team.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

Oct. 21, 2013

Toyra Photo Gallery (Practice | 9-28-13)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Meet Purdue men's basketball player Stephen Toyra, a 6-3, 177-pound sophomore who hails from Lafayette and appeared in 11 games as a freshman a year ago.

Interests / Hobbies: Basketball and business

Nickname: Steph

One word to describe my game: Shooter

Major (or plan to major in): Management

Best Sporting Event I Ever Attended: Indianapolis Colts games

Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule and Why: Someone out west because of the strength of schedule and it would be cool to travel there

Toughest Place I've Ever Played: Indiana

Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: Forbes

Most Famous Person I'd Ever Met: Drew Brees

If I could trade places with one teammate for a day, it would be: A.J. Hammons since he's seven feet tall

Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With: My Grandpa

Place I'd Like to Visit: Hawaii

Best Part About Purdue: Mackey Arena

Best Moment at Purdue: Scoring my first points in Mackey

My First Memory of Basketball: Shooting on my little hoop

My Dream Job is: Owning an NBA team

My Hometown is Famous For: Purdue University

Favorite Musical Artist: LeCrae

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Sports Movie: Glory Road

Favorite TV Show: Burn Notice

Favorite Pro Athlete in Different Sport: Peyton Manning

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Colts

Favorite BIG 10 Arena Other Than Mackey Arena: Michigan or Michigan State

Best Part about a Purdue Gameday: When we win

Player to Surprise People Most This Year: Jay Simpson

 

 

Player That Will Be a Head Coach Someday: Jon McKeeman

Player With Strongest Accent: Anfernee Brown

Player That Wants to be a Reality TV Star: A.J. Hammons

Most Competitive Player: Ronnie and Terone Johnson

Best Trash-Talker: Ronnie and Terone Johnson

Best Rapper: Terone Johnson

Best Dancer: Basil Smotherman

Best Dunker: Jay Simpson

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