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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


05/21/2016

@HerdBaseball Falls to ODU; Earns No. 2 Seed in C-USA Tournament

Marshall won five-straight series to end the season

05/20/2016

@HerdBaseball Maintains First Place in C-USA with Win over ODU

11th consecutive conference win for Marshall

05/19/2016

@HerdBaseball Sets Program Wins Record with 5-3 Victory over Old Dominion

Chase Boster now tied for first all-time in career wins with 19

05/16/2016

@HerdBaseball to Battle Demon Deacons in Beckley

The Thundering Herd has the longest current win streak in the nation at nine

05/15/2016

@HerdBaseball Sweeps WKU; Ties Program Record in Wins

The Thundering Herd has won its last nine games

05/21/2016

Marshall vs. Old Dominion - Senior Day

Senior Day photos from Marshall baseball's game against Old Dominion. Photos shot by Lexi Browning.

04/01/2016

Marshall vs Eastern Kentucky

Photos from Marshall baseball's win over Eastern Kentucky on March 22, 2016

03/06/2016

Marshall vs. Lehigh - Doubleheader

Photos from Marshall's doubleheader sweep over Lehigh on Sunday, March 6 at Kennedy Center Field in Huntington, W.Va.

03/05/2016

Marshall vs. Lehigh

Photos from Marshall's win over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on March 5, 2016 at Kennedy Center Field.

02/21/2016

Marshal at Florida A&M (2/21/16)

Photos from Marshall baseball's game at Florida A&M on Feb. 21, 2016

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