2 Cory Ege
2 Cory Ege
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cherokee, Iowa
Previous College: Uni. of Northern Iowa
Position: SS
Bats/Throws: R/R
At Northern Iowa: Coached by Rick Heller at Northern Iowa for two seasons before program was disbanded ... Started at shortsop as a sophomore and at second base as a freshman ...Batted .282 as a sophomore in 46 starts with eight stolen bases, 21 RBI and 28 runs scored ... Batted .255 as a freshman as Panthers advanced to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. 

In High School: Coached by Scott Koch at  Washington High School in Cherokee, Iowa ... Helped team to a 32-2 record his senior season and the state title ... Batted .478 with nine home runs as a senior ... Named to the Iowa Elite Team All-State and was the 2A Player of the Year ...  Was an honorable mention TPX All-American selection ... All-state as a junior ... Tied an Iowa state record with 14 straight hits ... Also lettered in basketball earning third-team All-State honors as a senior.

Personal: Born Cory John Ege in Sioux City, Iowa on March 13, 1989 ... Son of John Ege and Barb Messerole ... Has five siblings - Cody, Curtis, Jeff, Amber and Kayla ... Criminal justice major.