Purdue's three seniors fueled a 6-3 win over Nebraska on Senior Day
Purdue sets a facility record in its comeback victory over Nebraska
Purdue heads to Minneapolis for a three-game series with Minnesota
The Wildcats defeat Purdue on their senior day to sweep the series
Lexi Valone earned the first home run of her career in the loss
High School: A three-time all-state selection, earning Class 4A first team honors from the Texas Sports Writers' Association her sophomore, junior and senior years. ... a three-time all-district honoree ... earned first team all-state, first team all-district and first team Greater All-Houston and Academic All-State 5A honors as a senior ... was named Team MVP of the Greater All Houston All-Star Game...garnered team offensive MVP honors after posting a .486 average with a .872 slugging percentage, .682 on-base percentage, 36 RBI and 10 home runs as a junior ... batted .575 with a .893 slugging percentage, .667 on-base percentage, 40 RBI, 13 home runs and nine stolen bases as a sophomore ... batted .375 with 20 RBI and two home runs her freshman year ... played travel ball for Texas Sudden Impact Gold, which ranked No. 23 in the nation her junior year and ranked No. 6 in the nation her senior season.
Personal: Full name is Alexus Danielle Huffman ... born Oct. 7, 1996 ... parents are Danny and Cynthia Huffman ...has one brother, Eric ... plans to major in kinesiology.
Sweet or salty: salty
Chocolate or vanilla: vanilla
Dogs or cats: dogs
Cooking or eating:eating
Vacation: To the quiet country or to the big city: To the quiet country
Coolest place I've ever been/or most unique locale: Estes Park, Colorado
Place I dream of visiting someday: Greece
Person I look up to most & why: My brother, because there is not a person who handles things better, that is funnier, that says it like it is, and has the greatest heart all at the same time.
Best feeling in the field (defensively): Making a dive and catch or watching one of your teammates make a dive and catch
Best Feeling at the plate (offensively): Knowing that you did your job successfully and having that feeling of "wow all the hard work is paying off"
Favorite thing about my position: I love the adrenaline rush at third. Everything is fast paced over there and I am a fast pace kind of girl.
Three words that describe me: Loud, Hardworking, Determined
One word to describe my game: Fearless
Team I am most excited to play in 2017: Kansas. It is my first time playing a former teammates at the collegiate level.
My most memorable sports moment: Hitting two dingers in the same inning in the championship game in Colorado.
Celebrity crush: J.J. Watt
Celebrity who would play me in a story of my life: Ronda Rousey
Person I would like to have dinner with: Jennifer Lawrence
Best non-athletic talent: Singing
My stupid human trick is: I can eat over 10 rolls at Texas Roadhouse
Dream job: Trainer on the sidelines for the Houston Texans
Song I have to listen to before a game: Bad Reputation by Avril Lavigne
Favorite thing about playing at Bittinger Stadium: That is my escape place. My happy place. It is where I can be the player I have been working and perfecting all year.
My favorite place to play in the Big Ten, besides home: Ohio State
Place I am most excited to play in 2017: Hawaii
Person who has impacted my life/made me who I am: My parents and my brother. No doubt.
Favorite sweet treat: Oreos and milk
Favorite ice cream flavor: Cookies and Cream
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite sport besides softball: Football.
Favorite sports team: Houston Astros
Favorite Athlete: JJ Watt
Favorite TV Show: Nashville, Grey's Anatomy, Finding Carter
Favorite Movies: Dirty Dancing
Favorite Book: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson; North of Beautiful by Justina Chen
Favorite Musical Artist:Halsey
Favorite Type of Pizza: Pepperoni
Favorite Actor & Actress: Zach Galifianakis and Sandra Bullock
Favorite Food: Filet mignon
Favorite place on campus: Where they hold the farmer's market
Favorite city: Chicago
Favorite outdoor activity: Tubing
Favorite animal/furry friend: Dakota, Ronda, Niner, Snickers, and RIP Casi and AJ
Favorite class at Purdue: Stats 113
Favorite Purdue professor: Dr. Bridges