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Cory Raley
Cory  Raley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Uvalde, Texas

High School:
Uvalde

Last College:
Temple College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
OF/INF

Experience:
1L


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SUMMER 2015
Played with Red Raider teammate Ty Damron on the Chatham A's of the prestigious Cape Cod League ... appeared in 13 games, hitting .175 overall (7-for-40) with two doubles, three RBI, 10 walks, four walk and a stolen base ... posted a .225 slugging percentage and a .353 on-base percentage ... helped lead the A's to a 24-24 record and a postseason berth.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
All-Big 12 second team ... Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (3/23) ... led the Red Raiders with a .350 average in his first season in scarlet and black ... played in 45 games (43 starts) ... made majority of starts as the designated hitter (23) ... also penciled into the lineup 10 times at second base, nine times at shortstop and once at third base ... occupied the leadoff spot the most on the team with 19 starts ... his 14 starts in the No. 6 hole were also a team high ... recorded 10 doubles, three triples, three home runs, 21 RBI, 17 walks, three sacrifice bunts and 29 runs scored ... finished 3-for-6 in stolen base attempts ... posted a 486 slugging percentage and a .408 on-base percentage ... committed four errors in 95 chances (.958 fielding percentage) ... led the team in batting average and triples and shared the team high in hits ... IN NCAA RANKINGS: 129th nationally in batting average... IN BIG 12 RANKINGS: ranked fourth in the league for batting average, seventh in on-base percentage and eighth in slugging percentage ... AGAINST NATIONALLY-RANKED OPPONENTS ... hit .317 overall (13-for-41) in 11 appearances (10 starts) against top-25 foes ... recorded two hits, two RBI, one walk, one hit-by-pitch and three runs scored ... had a .366 slugging percentage and a .349 on-base percentage ... DURING BIG 12 PLAY ... played in 19 games while making 18 starts ... batted .324 overall with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, 11 RBI, seven walks, two sacrifice bunts and 13 runs scored ... posted a .459 slugging percentage and a .383 on-base percentage ... AT BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP ... was 4-for-12 at the plate over the course of three games (all starts) ... had a double and three singles as well as a hit-by-pitch and sacrifice bunt ... HOME GAMES ... led the Red Raiders with a .380 average (35-for-92) at home ... recorded seven doubles, two triples, a home run, 11 RBI, 10 walks, a sacrifice bunt and 14 runs scored ... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES ... only Red Raider with an average over .300 away from home ... put together a .314 average (27-for-86) in 22 games played (21 starts) ... totaled two doubles, a triple, two home runs, 10 RBI, seven walks, two sacrifice bunts and 14 runs scored ... SITUATIONAL ... batted .374 (34-for-91) with bases empty ... was a .326 hitter (30-for-92) with runners on base ... posted a ..375 average (18-for-48) as leadoff hitter ... was second on the team with 10 two-out RBI ... MISCELLANEOUS ... shared the team high with 19 multiple-hit games ... had six three-hit performances and one four-hit game ... recorded five multiple-RBI performances ... had three RBI in two different games ... had two game-winning RBI ... hit safely in 37 of 45 games ... HIT STREAK: his 16-game hitting streak was the second longest on the team (April 18-May 21) ... hit .377 (26-for-69) with three doubles, a triple, two home runs, nine RBI, three walks and 11 runs scored during that stretch ... recorded nine multiple-hit games in that span, including five in a row (May 2-16), all of which that came against Big 12 opponents ... REACHED BASE STREAK: reached base safely in 25-straight games (March 22-May 21), the longest streak on the team ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... made Red Raider debut by going 3-for-5 in second game of the season against San Francisco (2/14) ... connected on a double and triple en route to finishing just a home run shy of the cycle ... recorded four doubles in his first seven games ... set a season high with three RBI against Northern Illinois (2/20) ... was a .440 hitter over his first 12 games ... stretch was boosted by a 4-for-7 performance against Abilene Christian (3/3) ... posted three hits in three straight games against Oral Roberts (3/17-3/18) and at Oklahoma (3/20) ... combined to hit 6-for-11 with three runs scored in midweek series against Oral Roberts ... performance led to receiving Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors ... batted .391 (9-for-23) with five runs, two doubles, a triple, two RBI, a walk and a stolen base over the five-game stretch against Oral Roberts and Oklahoma ... hit 5-for-14 overall with a RBI and three runs scored in series victory over Texas ... recorded a multi-hit performance in all three games of the West Virginia series ... combined to hit 6-for-14 with three RBI, three runs scored and a home run ... led off game two of West Virginia series with a home run ... marked first time a Red Raider had led off a game with a home run since Doug Thennis in 2008 against UTSA ... finished 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in elimination game victory over No. 2 TCU at Big 12 Championship.

SUMMER 2014
Played for the Sanford Mainers in the New England Collegiate League ... played in 37 games batting .207 (25-for-121) with 18 runs, two doubles, two triples, two home runs, 17 RBI, 17 walks, four sacrifices and 11-of-13 stolen bases ... team finished the season 24-18 overall and in second place in the Northern Division.

TEMPLE COLLEGE
Played at Temple College for one season (2014) for head coach Craig McMurtry ... as a sophomore played in 50 games (50 starts) batting .281 (47-for-167) with 26 runs, four doubles, three triples, two home runs, 36 RBI, 21 walks and 8-for-11 stolen bases ... posted nine multi-hit games, including one three-hit game and two four-hit performances ... notched seven multiple RBI games, including two three-RBI games, a four-RBI game and a six-RBI performance ... posted a season-high 11-game hit streak ... went 4-for-4 with an RBI against Concordia JV (2/17) ... went 4-for-4 with two runs, a double, triple and four RBI against Weatherford College (3/8) ... went 2-for-5 with two runs, a triple, home run and a season-high six RBI against McLennan College (3/16) ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: TCU, Baylor and Houston.

SUMMER 2013
Played for the Clarinda A's in the MINK League ... helped team to a league championship with a 28-14 record in league play and a 34-15 overall record ... played in 39 games batting .339 (41-for-121) with 23 runs, six doubles, 21 RBI, 13 walks and 14-for-19 stolen bases ... ranked second on the team in batting and stolen bases.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Played at Texas A&M for one season (2013) for head coach Rob Childress ... as a freshman played in six games (1 start) batting .333 (1-for-3) with two runs and 1-for-2 stolen bases.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Uvalde High School for head coach Tim Bertholf ... drafted in the 33rd round (No. 1,013 overall) by the Cleveland Indians in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ... as a senior batted .400 with three doubles, four triples, one home run, 12 RBI and 23 stolen bases ... earned first team all-state in 2012 and received Team Offensive Most Valuable Player ... earned three varsity letters in football as the team's starting quarterback ... received first team all-conference as a senior while being named the league's newcomer of the year in 2010.

PERSONAL
Cory Lane Raley ... born in San Antonio, Texas ... son of Terry and DeeAnna Raley ... has two older brothers, Russell and Brooks ... father, Terry, played baseball at St. Mary's and was selected twice in the MLB Draft as a 31st round pick by the San Diego Padres in 1980 and in the 24th round in 1981 by the Toronto Blue Jays ... a switch-hitting infielder, Terry played two minor league seasons in the Blue Jays organizations ... brother, Russell, played baseball at Oklahoma and was a 21st round MLB Draft selection in 2006 by the New York Yankees while playing two minor league seasons and advancing to Double-A ... Russell was the volunteer assistant coach under Tadlock at Texas Tech in 2013 and is currently an assistant coach at UALR ... brother, Brooks, played baseball at Texas A&M and was a sixth-round MLB Draft pick in 2009 by the Chicago Cubs ... made MLB debut with the Cubs on Aug. 7, 2012 and is currently in the Los Angeles Angels organization ... a university studies major at Texas Tech.

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