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Cory VanAllen 19

Cory  VanAllen


Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Clements HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180




•2005 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Big 12 Coaches)
•2005 All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention (
•2005 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- Feb. 21
•2005 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- Feb. 14
•2004 Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week -- Feb. 16
•2004 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- Feb. 16
•2003 MLB Draft Pick (Los Angeles Dodgers, 3rd round)

•2nd in Big 12 ERA (3.41)
•2nd in Big 12 winning percentage (.833)
•11th in Big 12 opponents' batting average (.252)

•Attended USA Baseball National Team Trials at Raleigh, N.C.
•Did not play competitively after trials

2005 (JUNIOR)
•Ranked 25th in Big 12 with 4.02 ERA
•Ninth in Big 12 with 107.1 innings
•Tied for third in Big 12 with 19 games started, tied for second all-time at Baylor
•Posted a 3.04 ERA in Big 12 play, 10th in the conference and sixth-best among starters in Baylor history
•Tied for fifth in Big 12 with four wins in league play
•Allowed 7.931 hits per nine innings in Big 12 action, the seventh-best season average in Baylor history among starters
•Posted a .241 opponents' batting average in league play, ninth among starters all-time at Baylor
•Pitched at least 6.0 innings and allowed three or fewer earned runs in four of season's final six starts
•Earned Big 12 Pitcher of the Week honors in each of the season's first two weeks
•Just the fifth pitcher in the league's history to win the weekly honor in consecutive weeks
•The first pitcher in Big 12 history to win the weekly award in each of the season's first two weeks
•Combined with winning weekly honor in February 2004, became the 11th pitcher in Big 12 history to win pitcher of the week honors at least three times
•Scattered seven hits and allowed one run with eight strikeouts in 5.1 innings for win against Rice in first start of season at Minute Maid Park College Classic (2/13)
•Pitched season-long 8.0 shutout innings with eight strikeouts in win over Oral Roberts (2/20)
•Allowed three runs in 6.0 innings for win at Vanderbilt (3/12)
•Allowed one earned run on three hits in 6.1 innings in win at then top-ranked Texas, the first Big 12 start of his career (3/18)
•Allowed two runs on five hits in 6.2 innings to pick up victory vs. Oklahoma (4/3)
•Allowed two runs on five hits in 6.0 innings in win at Texas A&M (5/15)
•Allowed two earned runs on five hits and struck out a career-high nine in 7.1 innings in no decision vs. Missouri in season finale (5/22)
•Earned the victory, allowing one run in 6.0 innings in Super Regional clinching win over Clemson (6/11)
•Was touched for seven runs, four earned, with eight strikeouts in 4.2 innings against Tulane at the College World Series (6/21)

•Member of the Eastern Division and playoff champion Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League
•Appeared in 11 games with three starts and did not garner a decision
•Posted a 2.43 ERA with one save
•Allowed just 22 hits in 29.2 innings with 24 strikeouts
•Held opponents to a .206 average
•Pitched 4.0 scoreless, two-hit relief innings and faced one over the minimum in the second and clinching game of the best-of-three league championship series against the Falmouth Commodores
•Entered that game with Yarmouth-Dennis trailing 4-2 and pitched the fifth through eighth innings before the Red Sox tied the game 4-4 in the top of the ninth and eventually won 8-4 in 11 innnings

•Combined with Zane Carlson for a seven-inning no-hitter in first career start against Loyola Marymount (2/15)
•Became first Baylor freshman ever to participate in a no-hitter
•Pitched 1.0 inning, allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits against Texas State (3/16)
•Recorded 1.0 innings of work while striking out one against TCU (3/30)
•Tossed 1.0 scoreless inning of relief with one strikeout against UT-Arlington (4/7)
•Notched 6.0 no-hit innings in starting role against Texas Southern, allowing only one hit batter with four strikeouts (4/28)
•Fanned all three batters he faced in 1.0 inning of relief against Texas State (5/12)
•Pitched 1.0 scoreless inning against Nebraska (5/15)
•Allowed one run in 3.1 innings to pick up the win against Nebraska (5/16)
•Posted a 2-0 mark with a 3.86 ERA in day games
•Went 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA in 21.2 innings over 10 appearances at Baylor Ballpark
•Did not allowed a hit in 12.0 innings as a starter at Baylor Ballpark

•Three-year letterman under coach Herb Espinosa at Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas
•Drafted in the third round of the 2003 Major League amateur draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers but did not sign
•Was the third-highest drafted player in 2003 not to sign, behind only Andrew Miller (Devil Rays/North Carolina) and Drew Stubbs (Astros/Texas)
•First-team all-district and first-team all-state as a senior
•Ranked the state's No. 4 prospect by Texas Baseball News and the state's No. 17 (No. 143 in the nation) by Baseball America/Perfect Game
•Played summer ball for coach Mike Rutledge and the Houston Kyle Chapman team

•Full name is Cory Andrew VanAllen
•Born Dec. 24, 1984, in Bakersfield, Calif.
•Son of Chuck and Sue VanAllen
•Father played college football at Colorado School of Mines
•Brother Chad also attended Baylor
•Chose Baylor over Texas A&M, Houston and Arizona

Innings: 8.0 vs. Oral Roberts (2/20/05)
Long Start: 8.0 vs. Oral Roberts (2/20/05)
Short Start: 3.0, twice
Long Relief: 3.1 vs. Nebraska (5/16/04)
Hits Allowed: 11 vs. Texas (5/28/05)
Strikeouts: 9 vs. Missouri (5/22/05)
Walks: 3, seven times
Runs Allowed: 7, twice
ER Allowed: 6 at Arizona State (2/26/05)
HR Allowed: 2, twice

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