Full Name: Brian Korte
Uniform Number: 32
Player Position: LHP
SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2012
Made 15 appearances, including one start … toed the rubber for 24.2 innings, striking out 18 batters and picking off a pair of runners … enjoyed his spring break in California, throwing a combined five innings of one-hit baseball at Cal State Northridge (3/10) and Loyola Marymount (3/16) … posted shutout relief stints at Illinois (4/8) and versus Michigan State (4/15) … steadied the ship with a five-inning showing against Evansville (5/15), allowing IU to complete a comeback victory.
FRESHMAN YEAR: 2011
Started on the mound nine times and made two relief appearances … threw a complete game in a winning effort over Pittsburgh (3/14), giving up just two runs and walking none … earned another `W’ over a Big East opponent, Louisville (4/19), by lasting 6.1 innings on the road and allowing two scores, one earned … threw four innings of no-hit baseball at Miami (OH) (4/5) before being pulled to save for the weekend … posted a 2:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio for the season.
Collected four letters for Mark Thompson at Elder High School … helped lead Elder to a state runner-up finish and district and regional championships as a senior, as he was named the team’s Ralph Birkofer Outstanding Pitcher … collected second team all-state honors, first team All-Greater Catholic League laurels and All-Cincinnati recognition … went 9-0 with a 1.24 ERA, racking up 82 strikeouts in 55 1/3 innings of work for the most successful program in the history of the state of Ohio … tossed a shutout against nationally-ranked Cincinnati Moeller in the state semifinals, the only pitcher all season to accomplish that feat … picked up all-city honors in his junior campaign as well, after going 6-1 with a 1.95 ERA and three shutouts … helped Elder to a district runner-up finish that season … also earned second team all-city recognition as a sophomore … high school teammate of outfield Tim O’Conner … a Management major … parents are Tom and Peggy Korte … has two sisters, Diane and Karen … born Feb. 13, 1992.
|2011||4.50||2 – 4||11 – 9||1||0||0||42.0||44||25||21||9||17||11||0||6||162||.272||0||2||2||2||3|
|2012||7.66||0 – 4||15 – 1||0||0||0||24.2||32||27||21||19||18||5||1||1||97||.330||4||1||2||1||6|
|2013||2.31||0 – 0||10 – 0||0||0||1||11.2||9||3||3||5||5||2||0||2||39||.231||4||0||0||1||0|
|TOTAL||5.17||2 – 8||36 – 10||1||0||1||78.1||85||55||45||33||40||18||1||9||298||.285||8||3||4||4||9|