Edmonds Community College:
|Cory Acklus - 29
Played two seasons at Edmonds Community college in Lynnwood, Wash. (1999-2000)...earned First Team All-NWACC North Division and Second Team All-NWACC honors as a sophomore...hit .366 with four home runs and four triples as a sophomore...hit .321 as a freshman.
High School: Graduated from Cascade High School in Everett, Wash. (1998)...was a three-year letterwinner in both baseball and football...received both All-State and All-Conference honors as a senior; was also team co-captain...received Second Team All-WESCO hon- ors and was named Seattle Times Athlete of The Week as a senior football player...hit .309 with three home runs as a senior; hit .357 with five home runs as a junior...received several academic honors, including the Mark Overholt Scholarship; was a Walsch-Platt Scholar-Athlete Award nominee.
Personal/Miscellaneous: Born Oct. 18, 1979 in Everett, Wash. ...full name is Cory Matthew Acklus...parents are Bill and Teri Acklus...major is history, minor is business.