Daniel Turpen

Daniel Turpen

Player Profile


McMinnville, OR

High School:
McMinnville HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195




OREGON STATE: Begins his career at OSU this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Dan has big potential. He pitched well in the fall and he'll pitch for us as a freshman."

McMINNVILLE HIGH: Lettered 3 years for coach Mark Peterson ... as a senior, all-state first team, league Player of the Year, Gatorade State Player of the Year; 9-1 record, 0.98 ERA ... as a junior, all-state third team, all-league first team, league Co-Player of the Year; 8-5 record, 2.06 ERA, batted .468, 2 homers, 24 RBIs ... also played basketball ... prep teammate Travis Carver also plays for OSU ... 3.58 GPA.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Business ... born in McMinnville, Ore. ... parents are David and Lynel Turpen; family includes sister Whitney (15) ... enjoys baseball, golf, football, video games ... top athletic thrill was playing in 2004 American Legion state tournament ... favorite athlete is Chad Johnson; favorite movie is Caddyshack; favorite TV show is Friends; favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston; favorite musician is Kanye West; favorite vehicle is 1991 Honda Civic; favorite food is lasagna; favorite restaurant is Red Robin ... chose OSU for having a good baseball program and being close to family and friends.

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