Blazers hit road for first time in league play
The Blazers will take on Dartmouth on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. CT
UAB scored in each of the first three innings to cruise past Troy
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
Made 29 appearances on the mound, all in relief ... his 29 appearances in a single season rank sixth in program history ... owned a 2-4 record with a 3.29 ERA in 41.0 innings pitched ... recorded four saves, which ranked second on the squad ... struck out 37 batters, which was fifth best on the team ... recorded the win against Marshall (April 26), throwing 4.1 innings of one-hit relief ... matched his career-high with four strikeouts against UT-Martin (Feb. 16) ... earned saves against Middle Tennessee (March 9), at Old Dominion (March 14), at Charlotte (May 4), and against Tulane (May 11).
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
One of two true freshmen to earn playing time during the 2013 season ... made 21 appearances on the mound, all coming out of the bullpen ... held a 4-2 record with a 5.36 ERA in 47.0 innings pitched ... ranked second on the team in victories ... recorded his first win of his collegiate career, going 3.0 innings, striking out three, and surrendering only one run against St. Joseph's (March 5) ... registered victories against Marshall (March 30), Rice (May 3), and Tulane (May 17) ... struck out a career-best four at Tulane (May 17).
Played for head coach Cory Hamrich at Niceville HS ... earned Under Armour Preseason All-American honors ... was named an honorable mention All-American at the Under Armour All-American Tournament ... participated in Subway East vs. West game ... posted a 3.12 ERA with 27 strikeouts and 10 walks in 33 innings pitched in 2012 ... as a junior, hit .375 with a home run and five doubles ... served as team captain during his senior season.
Cory Taylor Eller ... born Feb. 19, 1994 ... son of Sherman and Laurie Eller ... has two brothers and two sisters ... majoring in business.