21 - Brett Cory Height: 6-2
Weight: 205
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
Bat/Throw: R/R
Position: Pitcher photo         One of only three returning pitchers who started a game last season ... Figures to be a strong contender for one of the top spots in the rotation ... Gained some valuable experience during his 20 appearances as a freshman ... Got off to a rocky start, but recovered nicely ... Fourteen of the 23 runs he allowed in 2002 came during three outings ... Carried a 2.25 earned run average over his other 17 appearances ... Started three games and pitched 38.1 innings ... Can throw four pitches for strikes ... Combines a good frame with a strong arm and competitive spirit ... Only saw limited work during the fall ... Will be counted on for a lot of quality innings, following the departure of last year's top three starters ...

2001-02: Came to Tech with a sprained right elbow suffered during the summer ... Did not pitch during fall scrimmage work, but was third on the team in appearances during the season with 20 ... Allowed eight runs in his first three outings, then went seven consecutive appearances without allowing a single run ... Pitched two shutout innings of relief for a save against Charlotte ... Started three games ... Lasted just 1.1 innings in his first start and did not get a decision in his second ... Turned in a complete-game gem in his third start, allowing just one earned run in an 8-2 victory against Virginia ... Struck out seven batters and did not walk a man in the win ... Also picked up a win with 2.2 innings of no-hit, no-run relief against West Virginia ... Worked a total of 38.1 innings ... Struck out 30 batters and walked 12 ... Finished with a 2-1 record, one save and a 5.17 earned run average ... Posted a 3.97 ERA in conference games ...

High School: Lettered four seasons as a pitcher and utility player ... Put together a 7-1 record and 0.83 earned run average as a senior for Coach Dennis Moody at Midlothian High ... Fanned 74 batters in 59 innings ... Carried a .350 batting average with 15 runs scored, two homers and nine RBIs ... Hurled a two-hitter with nine strikeouts against L.C. Bird ... Pitched 10 innings in a victory over Monacan ... Gained All-Metro, all-district and all-region honors as a pitcher ... Was 3-3 on the mound as a junior ... Registered 54 strikeouts in 38.2 innings and compiled a 1.66 ERA ... Batted .346 his junior year with eight runs scored and six batted in ... Gained second team all-district honors as a pitcher ... Also named all-district as a pitcher/utility man as a sophomore ... Helped his team to district titles in 1998 and 2001 ...

Personal: Brett McKenzie Cory ... Born 3/27/83 in Richmond, VA ... Son of Brian and Christie Cory ... Is studying human resources.