Pepperdine Limited to Four Hits
Pepperdine Continues Five-Game Homestand vs. Bulldogs
Waves Friday Starter Collected Key Victory at San Diego Friday Night
Bryan Langlois Hits Fourth Home Run of the Year
Pepperdine Hosts Cal State Fullerton Tuesday
Pepperdine took a thrilling 1-0 victory (11) against Washington Saturday on a walk-off single by Hutton Moyer.
Waves win 2012 WCC Title May 27, 2012 Pepperdine 5, USD 1 Malibu, Calif. Photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura
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.