Corey Burns

#5 Corey Burns

Pos. IF
Ht. 5'7"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Orland Park, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Sandburg

2002: Started 44 games for Valpo as a junior ... had a nine-game hitting streak midway through the season ... drove in three runs at Bethune-Cookman ... homered against Oakland ... tied for the team lead with 14 RBI's ... led team with a .977 fielding percentage.

2001: Started all 45 games for the Brown and Gold ... led the Crusaders with 30 hits ... second on the team with 10 RBI's ... went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI's against Youngstown State, including two doubles ... had eight mulit-hit games ... scored three runs against Quinnipiac.

2000: Played in 45 games for Valpo, starting all of them ... had three multi-hit games ... drove home two runs against LaRoche ... led the Crusaders with nine sacrifice bunts ... drew 14 walks.

Prep: Led the Eagles to a fourth place finish in the Illinois State Tournament as a senior ... team Most Valuable Player ... All-Conference selection as a senior ... an All-Area selection as a senior ... Daily Southtown Player of the Week selection ... also ran cross country.

Personal: Corey is the daughter of Dennis and Audrey Burns ... majors are public relations and English ... born October 9, 1981.