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Corey Miller
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Corey Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laguna Niguel, Calif.

High School:
JSerra Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3V

Bats/Throws:
R/R

07/07/2014

2013-14 Pepperdine Athletics Year in Review

The school year was highlighted by sand volleyball's national championship and baseball's postseason run.

09/23/2013

This Week at Pepperdine: September 23-29

The women's soccer team is home vs. Cal State Fullerton on Friday.

08/13/2013

Trio of Waves to Compete for 2013 Cape Cod League Championship

Austin Davidson and Corey Miller of Orleans Square Off Against Eric Karch and Cotuit Starting Wednesday

08/09/2013

Three Waves Set to Compete in Divisional Championship Series of Cape Cod League Playoffs

Corey Miller to Start for Orleans, Eric Karch to Start for Cotuit on Saturday

07/15/2013

Waves Baseball Summer Update

Tracking a Busy Summer for Pepperdine

04/06/2013

Baseball vs. Washington - Game 2 (4/6/13)

Pepperdine took a thrilling 1-0 victory (11) against Washington Saturday on a walk-off single by Hutton Moyer.

05/27/2012

Pepperdine vs. USD (May 27, 2012)

Waves win 2012 WCC Title May 27, 2012 Pepperdine 5, USD 1 Malibu, Calif. Photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura

Miller Career Stats/Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2014 MLB DRAFT: Selected in the 10th round by the Oakland Athletics ... Signed.

2014/SENIOR: Made 16 appearances, starting all 16 trips to the mound as the Waves' Friday starter in 2014 ... Named to All-WCC first team ... Earned ABCA West Region Gold Glove honors ... Named WCC Pitcher of the Week (3/31) ... Was on the Golden Spikes Award watch list and National Pitcher of the Year watch list ... Compiled a 9-5 record in team-high 118.1 innings pitched ... Led the WCC with a 1.90 ERA on the year ... Was second in the WCC with 82 strikeouts on the year ... Allowed just 33 walks ... Only gave up 11 extra-base hits and allowed a .240 opponents batting average ... Tossed three complete games, two complete game shutouts ... Picked off four batters ... Had a 1.61 ERA and 5-3 record in WCC play ... Made three postseason starts, going 2-1 ... In his second start of the year tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout against Utah Valley (2/21) in which he struck out a career-high 11 batters and gave up only one walk ... Also threw a complete game shutout against Portland (3/28), striking out seven batters and allowing just one walk ... Gave up only six walks in his first seven starts ... Tossed 8.0 shutout innings against Santa Clara (3/21) ... Had seven outings where he threw at least 8.0 innings ... Posted 14 quality starts in 16 chances.

2013 MLB DRAFT: Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 16th round (482nd pick) ... Miller did not sign.

2013 SUMMER LEAGUE: Competed for the Orleans Firebirds in the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League ... Helped the Firebirds advance to the 2013 CCCBL Championship series ... Started eight games, posting a 5-1 record with a 3.20 ERA in 39.1 innings ... Struck out 18 and walked only five during the regular season ... Made one start in the postseason and did not allow an earned run in 5.0 innings with six strikeouts.

2013/JUNIOR: Made 13 starts as Pepperdine Saturday starter ... Turned in strong junior campaign, posting a 5-5 record with a rotation-best 2.71 ERA ... Struck out 67 and walked 26 in a team-high 89.2 innings ... Tossed a complete game gem against Loyola Marymount (3/16) allowing one run off six hits with seven strikeouts ... Went a remarkable 10.0 scoreless innings in a no-decision against Washington (4/7) ... Allowed just three hits while recording a career-high 10 strikeouts against the Huskies, good for WCC Pitcher of the Week honors ... Struck out eight on two occasions - against Western Michigan (2/16) and at San Francisco (5/4) ... Pitched into the seventh inning eight times in 13 starts ... Allowed 18 extra-base hits and opponents batted .243 ... Righthanders managed a .236 batting average ... Led the staff with 118 ground ball outs ... Named All-WCC Honorable Mention.

CAREER HIGHS: Strikeouts: 8, 3/11/12 vs. Rhode Island ;Walks: 2 (2x), Last: 5/24/11 at USC; IP (start): 8 (2x), last 3/11/12 vs. Rhode Island ; IP (relief): 3.0, 4/9/11 at Portland (G1); Winning Streak: 2, 2/21/12-2/26/12; Losing Streak: 2g, 5/6/11 - present; Low-hit CG: None.

2012/SOPHOMORE: Miller stepped up to become the Waves' Sunday starter during his sophomore season ... Made 18 appearances, 16 as a starting pitcher and finished with an 8-3 record and a 3.38 ERA, while striking out 67 ... Was named a 2012 All-WCC honorable mention selection ... Threw a total of 101.1 innings, allowing 98 hits and 46 runs (38 earned) ... After making a relief appearance in the first game of the season vs. Oklahoma (2/17) and the third game vs. Oklahoma (2/19), Miller then became the Sunday starter ... In his first career start on Feb. 21 vs. VCU, Miller threw 8.0 complete innings, allowing only one run on three hits and striking out five to earn his first career victory ... Had a season and career high eight strikeouts in a victory over Rhode Island (3/11) ... In his shortest start of the year, a 3.2 inning start vs. BYU (5/12), Miller had seven strikeouts, his second-highest total of the season ... Threw a seven-inning shutout, allowing only three hits, striking out four and walking one vs. Fresno State (2/26), earning him WCC/Rawlings Pitcher of the Week honors and was also named CollegeBaseballInsider.com West Pitcher of the Week ... Earned the win as the Waves clinched the WCC title in victory over San Diego (5/20), going 7.0 innings, allowing only three hits and no runs, tallied seven strikeouts and walked only two.

2011/SUMMER: Playing for the Alexandria (Minn.) Beetles of the Northwoods League.

2011/FRESHMAN: WCC All-Freshman team honoree ... Appeared out of the bullpen in 19 games and posted an 0-2 record with a 4.42 ERA and a save ... Totaled 18.1 innings pitched and struck out 19 batters - an average of 9.33 Ks per 9.0 innings ... 10 of his strikeouts were vs. conference opponents, against whom he registered a 1.08 ERA and .200 batting average ... Made collegiate debut vs. Louisville on March 12, tossing 1.0 inning with one strikeout ... Started career with 9.1 scoreless innings, spanning eight outings, before allowing a run vs. USC on April 12 ... Earned save in relief of Aaron Gates during 6-2 win over Portland (4/9, G1), pitching 3.0 scoreless innings with a career best four Ks and one baserunner allowed ... Matched career high in strikeouts vs. Santa Clara (5/6), but was tagged with the loss after surrendering the go-ahead run on a hit and wild pitch ... Lost second game of year at Long Beach (5/18).

2010/FALL: Did not compete during Pepperdine's Fall World Series.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2010 from JSerra Catholic High School where he was a three-year varsity letterwinner and pitcher for head coach Brett Kay ... Helped lead school to the 2009 Trinity League championship ... Received two Coaches Awards and two of his team's Cy Young Awards ... Set school's record for most saves in a season with four.

PERSONAL: Given name is Corey Andrew Miller ... Born in Mission Viejo, Calif. and raised in Laguna Niguel ... Pre-business administration major ... Son of Gregg and Marina Miller ... Brother to Cameron and Emilee ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for its location, great business program and baseball team.

FAVORITES: Tim Lincecum (pro baseball player) ... Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim (pro baseball team) .... The Great Gatsby (book) ... Inception (movie) ... South Park and The Buried Life (TV shows) ... Brand New (musical artist) ... Mexican (food) ... Golf and snowboarding (sports other than baseball) ... Lists surfing among his hobbies.

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