|43 Cory Large
Made 11 appearances during the season and five starts ... totaled a 6.38 ERA and a 1-2 record through 42 1/3 innings pitched ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... made five relief appearances and put up a 4.30 ERA in 14 2/3 innings ... had his best game of the year in his first outing as he logged six strong innings at UTSA (Feb. 25) and allowed just three runs on three hits with four strikeouts.
Finished the season with a 2-1 overall record and a 6.62 ERA ... made six appearances on the year and five starts ... logged 17 2/3 innings ... returned to the mound on April 10 against Hardin Simmons after missing 27 games due to a shoulder injury ... picked up his second win by tossing 2 2/3 innings ... earned his first career Big 12 start in the series finale against Kansas on April 22 ... set a new career high for innings pitched (5.0) and strikeouts (four) ... held the Jayhawks to just one run but was pulled at the start of the sixth inning due to a preset pitch count ... earned a no-decision.
Logged 14 2/3 innings of work in 11 appearances ... made one start (at New Mexico on Feb. 14) and 10 relief appearances ... finished with a 5.52 ERA along with 17 strikeouts and a team-high four pickoffs ... saved his best outing of the year for last as he no-hit Oklahoma State (May 20) for 2 1/3 innings (his longest appearance of the year) and struck out three.
A 2005 graduate of Class 5A L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, Texas ... one of the top prospects in the DFW Metroplex area after the spring of 2005 ... was named District MVP in both his junior and senior seasons at L.D. Bell ... earned All-State honors as a junior and senior and played in the 2005 Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game as well as the North Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game ... helped lead his team to consecutive district championships ... AS A SENIOR ... tallied a 9-2 overall record and a 1.21 ERA ... AS A JUNIOR ... went 8-0 on the mound with four saves and a 0.61 ERA.
Born on October 12, 1986 in Fort Worth, Texas ... son of Gary and Terri Large ... his father, Gary, is retired and his mother, Terri, is a teacher ... has two older sisters, Cari and Casi ... majoring in business.