1997-99 at Hutchinson J.C.: Played two seasons at Hutchinson Junior College in for head coach John Burgi ? helped lead the Blue Dragons to conference championship in 1998 and 1999 ? named All Region and All Conference as a sophomore ? compiled 7-2 record, 1.97 ERA and allowed 63 hits, 32 runs (21 ER) and struck out 33 batters in 74.1 innings pitched as a sophomore ? finished career with 14-4 overall record ? went 7-2 with 3.86 ERA and allowed 62 hits and 37 runs (32 ER) and struck out 40 batters in 58.0 innings pitched.
High School: A 1997 graduate of Yukon High School where he played baseball for Larry McVay and basketball for Don Van Pool ? selected first team all conference in basketball as a senior and third team all conference as a junior ? helped lead basketball team to second place finish in state finals as a junior ? involved in National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Cory Metzler on June 15, 1979 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ? son of Dale and Glenna Metzler of Yukon, Okla. ? has brother Adam, 24 ? Management Information Systems major.