Bradley Strong collected his 18th career triple in the loss
2015 (Sophomore): Made 16 appearances including 10 starts and six out of the bullpen … Was transitioned from reliever into a starting role, making his first collegiate start in nonconference play in game two of a doubleheader against Holy Cross (March 7), allowing five runs on four hits with a pair of walks and a strikeout in an inning and two thirds … Ranked second on the team with 62.0 innings pitched collectively, striking out 60 against 37 walks … 26 of his K’s were looking ranking him tied for fifth in the SoCon … Recorded 60 fly ball outs and 58 ground outs, inducing four double plays … Tossed a career-long seven innings three times including in winning-effort at UNCG (March 21) and against Wofford (April 5), as well as in a no-decision in game two of a twin bill against VMI (May 15) … Fanned a career-high nine in the starting role against The Citadel (March 29), pitching just 4.1 innings.
2014 (Freshman): Made eight appearances, all out of the bullpen ... Finished with a 4.32 ERA and a 1-0 record, tossing 8.1 relief innings ... Of the 10 hits he allowed, two went for extra bases ... Made his collegiate debut against La Salle (March 2), tossing two thirds of an inning ... Recorded his first collegiate strikeout in a career-long, three-inning appearance against nationally-ranked Clemson (April 23) ... Recorded his first career victory in relief in the home sweep of Appalachian State (May 2), striking out two in an inning and a third out of the pen ... Struck out two against Wake Forest (April 30); Summer League: Pitched with the Alexandria (Va.) Aces of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League ... Appeared in 11 games with three starts, tossing 32.0 innings with one complete game ... Finished with a 3-3 record and a save, tallying a 4.50 ERA ... Struck out 25 batters against 15 walks.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a three-year, varsity letter winner on the diamond ... Finished with a 9-4 overall career record on the mound including five saves ... Also hit seven career home runs... Earned first team all-region and all-county accolades as a senior after being a preseason Louisville Slugger All-America Honorable Mention ... Also played football as a prep, helping his high school win the Georgia state championship as a junior with a perfect 15-0 record.
Personal: Full name is Korey Lee Anderson ... Is the son of Joe and Kathy Anderson ... Has two sisters, Katie and Krista.
Career Game Highs: Innings Pitched: 7.0, three times (MR: VMI-2, 5/15/15) Strikeouts: 9, THE CITADEL (3/29/15) Walks: 6, VMI-2 (5/15/15)