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Tayler Wullenweber
Tayler  Wullenweber

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Lawrenceburg, Ind.

High School:
East Central

Position:
IF/OF

03/04/2017

SB Comes Up Short

Lack of hitting sets back Boilers on day two in Florida

03/03/2017

SB Splits First 2 Games in Florida

Kaitylnn Moody shines as Purdue defeats Bryant 5-0

03/02/2017

Cross-Country Travel Continues for SB

Boilermakers head to Florida for five games

02/26/2017

Purdue Drops Weekend Finale

Diamond 9 Citrus Classic next up for Boilermakers

02/26/2017

SB Falls to Houston, Stanford

Purdue struggles on day two of the Mary Nutter Classic

High School:A two-time all-state honoree, earning first team honors as a senior and third team honors as a junior ... a four-time all-Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference and all-Dearborn County selection ... named EIAC MVP, Dearborn County Player of the Year, team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year and to the Indiana North/South All-Star team as a senior ... boasts school record for career hits, doubles, RBI, batting average and assists, season batting average, longest hit streak (27 games) and most RBI in a game ... batted .568 with 45 RBI, 32 runs and 20 extra base hits, while boasting a .634 on-base percentage and .991 fielding percentage as a senior ... batted .500 as a junior and posted a 1.284 OPS and .975 fielding percentage, while earning team defensive player of the year accolades and breaking the school record for career batting average ... batted .429 as a sophomore with a 1.236 OPS and .984 fielding percentage en route to her second straight all-conference and all-county accolade and second straight team batting title ... named EIAC Newcomer of the Year as a rookie after batting .407 with a .975 OPS and .945 fielding percentage ... earned all-conference and all-county honors while leading the team to the EIAC title as the starting second baseman her freshman year ... a four-year exemplary honor roll student and a National Honor Society member ...attended the National Junior Leadership Conference in Washington D.C., and graduated with an academic honor diploma ... played travel ball for the Cincy Static 97, and led the team with a .600 average, 1.291 slugging percentage and nine home runs in 2015

Personal:Given name is Tayler Lynn Wullenweber ... born Nov. 6, 1997 ... parents are Shannon and Jennifer Wullenweber ... plans to major in graphic design/visual communication

Sweet or salty: Sweet
Chocolate or vanilla: Chocolate
Dogs or cats: Dogs
Cooking or eating: Both
Vacation: To the quiet country or to the big city: quiet country
Coolest place I've ever been/or most unique locale: Montana
Place I dream of visiting someday: Italy
Person I look up to most & why: The people I look up to most are my parents. They have pushed me and motivated me to do the best I can at anything in life. They have always been there for me through anything I have went through.
Best feeling in the field (defensively): The best feeling in the outfield is making a diving catch and then throwing someone out. The best feeling in the infield is making a diving catch up the middle to get a double play.
Best Feeling at the plate (offensively): The best feeling at the plate is to drive in a winning run.
Favorite thing about my position (s): My favorite thing about my position is that it is new to me. It is a challenge and that's what I like about it. It is never too easy for me and I am always learning new things with it.
Three words that describe me: Innovative, Creative, Artistic
One word to describe my game: Passionate
Team I am most excited to play in 2017: Arizona
My most memorable sports moment: Hitting a home run my last at bat at home my senior year.
Celebrity crush: Bryce Harper
Celebrity who would play me in a story of my life: Emma Stone
Person I would like to have dinner with: Will Ferrell
Best non-athletic talent: Drawing, Designing Graphics
My stupid human trick is: I can pop chewing gum really loud
Dream job: Head graphic designer at the professional sports level
Song I have to listen to before a game: March Madness by Future
Favorite thing about playing at Bittinger Stadium: Being able to walk up to home plate and hear all our fans behind me cheering me on. I also love being out on the field and being able to see our whole stadium and how beautiful it is. We are truly blessed to have the stadium we have.
My favorite place to play in the Big Ten, besides home: Nebraska
Place I am most excited to play in 2017: Hawaii
Person who has impacted my life/made me who I am: My parents. They have taught me everything I know and have shaped me into the person I have become.

Favorite sweet treat: Reese's Cups
Favorite ice cream flavor: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite sport besides softball: Baseball
Favorite sports team: Reds
Favorite Athlete: Joey Votto
Favorite TV show: Big Bang Theory
Favorite Movie: Stand by Me
Favorite Book: The Fault in Our Stars
Favorite Musical Artist: Future
Favorite type of pizza: Pepperoni
Favorite Actor: Will Smith
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite place on campus: The Engineering Fountain
Favorite city: Panama City
Favorite outdoor activity: Hiking
Favorite animal/furry friend: Dogs
Favorite class at Purdue: My art and design classes
Favorite Purdue professor: Derek Sherman

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