Cory Kay
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Cory  Kay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Saint Viator HS

Last College:
Harper College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Outfielder

05/24/2015

Bears Claim Third Valley Tournament Title With 5-2 Victory Over Bradley

MSU will enter postseason on 16-game win streak after rallying to take MVC crown

05/16/2015

Bears Cap Valley Stretch Run With 9-4 Win Over Bradley

MSU claims 10th consecutive MVC win, 12th straight victory overall to complete three-game sweep of Braves

05/15/2015

Bears Extend Win Streak to 11 Games With 9-2 Victory Over Bradley

Big nights from Johnson and Cheray help MSU break 40-win barrier, secure outright MVC title

05/12/2015

Bears' Bid for Valley Supremacy Comes Down to Final Series With Bradley

MSU looks to close regular season on a high note with three-game set against upstart Braves

05/03/2015

Bears Sweep Shockers on Paulsen's Walk-Off Single

MSU improves to 5-2 in extra-inning games behind clutch efforts from Paulsen and Young

2014: Kay appeared in 34 games in his first season with the Bears, serving as a dependable late-inning defensive replacement...Logged a .364 on-base percentage in Missouri Valley Conference play...Made first start as a Bear Feb. 22 vs. Northern Illinois, going 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in MSU's 11-0 victory...Recorded first RBI as a Bear March 30 in a 6-5 series-clinching win over Southern Illinois...Named one of the top three defensive outfielders in the Northwoods League with his selection as a Rawlings `Finest In The Field' Award winner after posting a .993 fielding percentage in 63 games for the Thunder Bay Border Cats over the summer.

Background: Joined the MSU program after a strong sophomore season at Harper College in which he earned all-region honors with a .358 batting mark while recording a pair of homers, eight steals, 34 runs scored and 29 RBIs...Spent his first collegiate season at the University of Houston, where he made 19 starts in 29 overall appearances, finishing second on the squad with two home runs...Earned a spot on the Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team after helping the Cougars knock off No. 4 Arkansas by driving in a pair of runs and scoring two more in a 2-for-3 effort at the plate...Enjoyed a standout prep career at Saint Viator High School in his hometown of Arlington Heights, Ill., where he was an all-state performer as a senior, setting school records for batting average, hits, home runs, runs scored, doubles and RBIs.

Personal: Cory Wolfe Kay is the son of Brad and Sara Kay...Born August 19, 1992 in Arlington Heights, Ill... Father played football and golf at Millikin University, while his brother, Brett, played baseball at Illinois State...Plans to major in business.

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