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Corey Bird
Corey  Bird

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Elkview, W.Va.

High School:
Herbert Hoover HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/11/1995


01/27/2016

Bird, Boster Earn Preseason Conference USA Honors

Marshall opens season at Florida A&M on Feb. 19

10/17/2015

Offense Powers @HerdBaseball Saturday at WVU; Splits Two Game Series

Bird had four hits with two RBIs in the series

10/16/2015

@HerdBaseball Travels to West Virginia This Weekend

Marshall will play WVU on Friday and Saturday

10/08/2015

@HerdBaseball Releases Fall Ball Schedule

Marshall will play Potomac State and West Virginia

08/24/2015

Corey Bird of @HerdBaseball Earns Cape Cod League Honors

Bird was one of six outfielders named to the team

2015 (Sophomore): Appeared and started in 52 games … was a staple in center field … led the Herd in batting average (.307), at-bats (212), runs (34), hits (65) and total bases (77) … was a threat on the base path with 10 stolen bases … had on-base percentage of .373 and a slugging percentage of .363 … recorded a season-high five RBIs at Florida A&M (Feb. 14) on four hits and one double … had 18 games of multiple hits, including five games of four hits (Florida A&M, UAB, Miami of Ohio, Old Dominion and Louisiana Tech) … had three games of two RBIs or more … finished the season with 23 RBIs, seven doubles, one triple and one home run … had 138 putouts.

2014 (Freshman): 
Started in 44 games for the Herd, missing seven at the beginning of the season due to a toe injury... led the team in batting average (.292), stolen bases (15, second in C-USA, just one shy of leader), hits (49) and was tied for first with 20 walks with Andrew Dundon...was second in on-base (.370) and slugging percentages( .321)...third on the team with 19 runs... led the team in batting average in 39 of the Herd's 51 contests... led team with 15 multi-hit games, including four three-hit games... posted a team-high 16 game on base streak that ended on 5/11 versus Old Dominion... began his collegiate career going 6-for-7 with three stolen bases, a double, and scored three runs... teamed up with fellow outfielder Robert Fajardo to work a routine where he allowed to Fajardo to score on a hit, groundout, or sacrifice in 16 of the Herd's games this season...... named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team and was named to second team College Sports Madness All-C-USA team.

High School: Attended Herbert Hoover High School in Falling Rock, WV... led the Huskies the state tournament in 2012 and 2013... Pitched the final three innings of the 2013 AA State Championship...Selected as First-Team All-State in 2013 where he was also chosen to be captain... Selected to the WV State Baseball All-Tournament Team in both 2012 and 2013... selected as 2013 Kanawha Valley Player of the Year...2013 WV Gatorade Player of the Year honors... Boasts a .457 career batting average in four seasons at Herbert Hoover...participated in the WV North South All Star Game in 2013... also lettered in basketball

Personal:Born on August 11, 1995...son of Lisa and Jeff Bird... has one sister, Lindsey... a sports management/marketing major