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#11 Cory Klenke
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Coldwater, Ohio
High School: Coldwater
Experience: SQ
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2013: Added pitching duties to his repetoire for his senior season... made 18 appearances on the mound and another five in the infield... started three games in total... made his first career pitching start on April 17 against Eastern Kentucky... earned the win in four scheduled innings, striking out a career-best start.... finished the year with a 2.0 record and 4.91 ERA... gained his second win four days later with 1.2 innings of effective relief against Ball State... allowed 18 runs (14 earned) and 36 hits in 25.2 innings... struck out 21 against 16 walks... his longest relief stint was three innings vs. Xavier on April 10... fanned three that day... threw one or more scoreless innings six times... opened at third base against Wright State on April 9 and at shortstop at Dayton on April 23... was hitless in four at-bats... scored a run against North Dakota State after walking in a pinch-hit situation... also walked once against Wright State... had one error in 14 chances (.929).

2012: Played in nine games, starting six at shortstop... also appeared as a pinch-hitter and pinch-runner... batted .125 with an RBI... had three hits in 24 at-bats... walked twice... scored his only run of the season against Wright State in the Joe Nuxhall Classic (April 11)... had an RBI double at Indiana on April 24... also walked and scored that day... committed four errors in 41 chances (.902).

2011: Played in 14 games, starting 10... opened the majority of his games at third base (seven)... served as the designated hitter twice and as first baseman once... batted .185 (five hits in 27 at-bats)... also walked four times and was hit twice for a .333 on-base percentage... three of his hits came against Xavier on April 13... had one of his two doubles and his only stolen base (home) that day... drove in his only run with a double againstLehigh (game one) on March 6... his other hit was also in Florida, March 10 vs. Xavier... made one error in 21 chances (.952).

2010: Played in 26 games, starting 23... batted .214 with one home run and 10 RBIs... also had four doubles among his 18 hits... was walked four times... had his first career home run, his first career RBI and his first career stolen base in a 23-5 victory over Furman (2/20)... drove in a pair of runs on two occasions... tallied three hits and three runs (both career highs) against Indiana (3/13).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in baseball under coach Brian Harlamert at Coldwater HS, serving as team captain as a senior ... as a senior, hit a whopping .547 with 13 doubles, three triples and seven home runs ... scored 45 runs and drove in 44 ... on the mound, went 9-1 with a 0.63 ERA, fanning 74 batters ... had a 0.75 WHIP as a senior, helping lead the Cavaliers to a 30-3 mark, a No. 2 ranking in the state of Ohio and the state semifinals ... helped lead team to state semis as a junior as well ... was a two-time All-Ohio selection and was named All-Midwest Athletic Conference all four years ... also earned four letters in football as a quarterback and safety and two in basketball as a guard ... helped football team win the Ohio state title as a freshman and junior ... made honor roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Born in June of 1990 in Coldwater, Ohio ... son of Bill and Tami Klenke ... majoring in mathematics education with a minor in coaching.

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