Cory Brooks
Cory  Brooks


Hilliard, Ohio

High School:
Hilliard Darby

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195





Old Gold & Black Series Recap

Kennedy homers in game 1; Brooks and Hofstra impress on the mound in game 2

• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Chris Fugitt at Hilliard Darby High School in suburban Columbus
• Also played four years of football and basketball as a freshman
• Ohio's Huntington Park Pitcher of the Year as a senior
• Went 10-1 with a 0.81 ERA as a senior to help lead HDHS to conference and district titles
• Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year as a senior
• Went 4-1 with a 0.44 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 31 innings pitched as a junior
• Also helped lead his team to conference titles in 2015 and 2016
• Honor roll student as an upperclassman

• Major: Special Education
• Full name is Cory Clifton Brooks
• Born in Hilliard, Ohio
• Parents are Ron and Amy Brooks
• Family also includes brother Cody Brooks

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Cincinnati Reds
Favorite Coach: Larry Wolf
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Ron Brooks, Father
Favorite Playoff Format: College Football Playoffs
Favorite Field He's Played at (Besides Alexander): Ohio State
Favorite Pro Stadium: Great American Ball Park
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Nick Dalesandro
Current MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Bryce Harper
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Turtle Man
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: LeBron James
In His MP3 Player: Young Thug
Last Concert He Attended: Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa
Favorite Actor & Actress: Adam Sandler and Megan Fox
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Super-Hero: Spiderman
Favorite Video Game: NBA 2K18
Favorite Month: March
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Hot dogs
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Favorite Big City: Columbus, Ohio
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Locker Room
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: The Teammates


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