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Player Profiles



Corey                              Walter
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Corey
Walter
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Wheeling, W.Va.
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Sport: Baseball
Position: RHP

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • Began the season as a starter before moving to the back end of the bullpen
  • Went 5-5 in 15 appearances, including seven in relief, striking out 38 in 66.2 innings
  • Pitched 4.0 innings of scoreless relief to earn a win against Oklahoma State (5/25) in game three of the Big 12 Championship
  • Picked up his only save of the season with a perfect 1.1 innings against Oklahoma (5/5)
  • Struck out three and did not allow a run in 4.0 innings against Kansas (4/27)
  • Helped team to a series win at Texas (4/21), striking out four in 4.2 innings of relief
  • Threw a complete game against New Orleans (3/30), allowing just one run on five hits with eight strikeouts
  • Allowed two runs in 6.0 innings with four strikeouts in victory over Bowling Green (3/7)

At West Virginia in 2012

  • Made 14 appearances as No. 1 starter, going 6-5 with a 4.58 ERA in 98.1 innings
  • Went at least 7.0 innings in nine outings, including six-consecutive games in which he lasted into the eighth inning
  • Threw a complete game against Louisville (5/5), allowing three earned runs with five strikeouts
  • Fanned three batters at Seton Hall (4/28)
  • Struck out three in 8.1 innings at Rutgers (4/13)
  • Did not allow an earned run in 8.1 innings against Manhattan (3/16)
  • Pitched 6.0 innings at Oregon State (3/9)
  • Allowed one run with five strikeouts against Nebraska (3/2) for first win of the season

At West Virginia in 2011

  • Made 12 appearances with four starts and a 2-4 record
  • Struck out 29 in 55 innings with a 4.75 ERA
  • Had first career win tossing 8.0 innings allowing one run versus Bryant (3/8)
  • Struck out five in 8.0 innings of two-run pitching against Eastern Kentucky (3/16)
  • Pitched 7.0 innings of relief at Notre Dame (4/15), allowing two earned runs and striking out four
  • Pitched a complete game against Rutgers (5/20) with five strikeouts

Prep

  • Played three seasons for Chad Stout at Wheeling Park High
  • 2010 OVAC Conference Player of the Year
  • All-Valley and all-state first team
  • Finished career with an 11-4 record with nine complete games and an ERA of 1.76
  • Also finished with a .376 batting average, 47 runs, 74 hits, 17 doubles, three home runs and 39 RBI

Personal

  • Son of Roger and Charlene Walter
  • Has one brother
  • Birthday is Aug. 11
  • Enrolled in pre-sociology

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