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Corey Slavik
Corey  Slavik

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, FL

High School:
Boca Ciega

Weight:
192

Position:
Third Base

Bats/Throws:
Left/Right

Veteran performer who has been a mainstay at third base the past three years ... enters the spring as the starting third baseman ... has the ability to make spectacular defensive plays to complement his potent left-handed bat.

2000: Played and started in 56 games ... batted .311 with eight home runs and 56 driven in ... enjoyed a month-long, 13-game hitting streak from Feb. 15 to March 15, the longest of his career ... hit a remarkable .611 during that span (33-of-54) with five home runs and 30 RBI ... named ACC Player of the Week in back-to-back weeks on February 28 and March 6 ... cranked two homers against the Tar Heels in the first game of a doubleheader on April 9 ... drilled two home runs on Feb. 21 against High Point in a 4-of-6 game with six RBI and six runs ... his six runs against the Panthers tied a school record set in 1978 by Don Hill ... missed the regular season ending series against Georgia Tech and the ACC Tournament with injury ... returned to the lineup in time for the NCAA Tournament ... owns a career batting average of .333 (12-for-36) with two home runs and 10 RBI in eight NCAA Tournament games.

1999: Began the year mired in a terrible slump, batting just .151 (8-for-53) in the first 15 games of the year ... much better at the plate in the final half of the season, hit .321 in the last 33 games of the year to put his season average at .272 ... hit safely in 31 of the last 37 games, improving his average by 102 points in that stretch ... hit even better in clutch situations, batting .317 with runners in scoring position and .336 with runners on base ... hit .278 (5-for-18) with one double and three RBI in the 1999 ACC Tournament while also making a number of sparkling plays in the field ... hit .278 (5-for-18) with a homer in the NCAA Regional ... hit over .300 with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox during the summer and was named to the Cape Cod League All-Star team.

1998: Earned freshman All-America honors by Collegiate Baseball ... ranked 8th in the ACC in batting (.375), second among all freshmen ... hit .412 (28-for-68) in ACC games ... named to the ACC All-Tournament team after batting .444 (8-for-18) with a team-high eight RBI ... named to the NCAA South Regional All-Tournament team with a .389 average (7-for-18) with a homer, two doubles and eight RBI ... homered in his first collegiate at bat against Radford ... delivered a pinch-hit game-winning sacrifice fly to lift WFU over Appalachian State, 5-4 ... hit a pinch-hit RBI single in the 9th against Duke to tie the score at 4-4 as Wake rallied to win 11-4 in 10 innings ... had 21 multiple hit games.

High School: Batted .355 and earned first-team All-South and All-County honors as a senior ... led his team to a 24-5 record and won the basketball PCAC Championship ... born Mar. 24, 1980.

CAREER STATISTICS

YRAVGG-GSABRH2B3BHRRBISLGBBKOB%SB-A
1998.37557-421763266152747.6021221.4150-1
1999.27262-612323863102742.4222837.3580-1
2000.31156-562125166121856.4913336.4164-5
Totals.315175-15962012119537522145.4977394.4064-7
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