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  Corey Shimada
Corey Shimada

Player Profile
Hometown:
Murray, Utah

High School:
Murray HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
IF

Experience:
4L

B/T:
L/R

2009: Rivals.com Preseason All-MWC.

2008: Started all 54 games at second base ... 20th nationally in triples per game (0.13) and 21st in triples (seven) ... MWC rankings: first in walks (45), tied for first in runs scored (65), second in on-base percentage (.460) and stolen bases (21), fourth in slugging percentage (.582), seventh in home runs (nine) and eighth in total bases (124) ... 70 hits ... longest hitting streak was 14 games ...20 multiple hit games ... .952 fielding percentage ... scored three runs against UNLV in the MWC Tournament (5/22) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI and three runs scored vs. BYU in the MWC Tourney (5/20) ... Rivals.com Preseason All-MWC.

2007: Starter in all 55 games ... second team All-MWC ... led team in hitting (.346) and on-base percentage (.463) ... 10 triples were third-best in the nation ... also had 10 doubles and six homers ... 18 multi-hit games with a season- and team-best 23-game hitting streak ... 26 extra-base hits in 20 different games ... 12 multi-RBI games ... four-hit outings against Southern Utah (4/11) and TCU (5/5) ... four-RBI efforts against UVSC (4/7) and Air Force (5/11).

2006: Played in 49 games, starting 43, as a true freshman ... batted .301 with five home runs, 11 doubles and 31 RBIs ... stole three bases ... had 11 multiple-hit games ... hit game-winning home run to lift Utes over BYU (4/1) at the MWC Preseason Tournament.

High School: Led Murray High School to a runner-up finish in Utah State Tournament in 2005 ... two-time all-state and all-region choice for the Spartans ... served as Murray High team captain.

Personal: Born on March 16, 1987 ... son of Lynn and Marilyn Shimada ... finance major ... brother Gregg played baseball at Utah Valley State ... place I'd like to visit - Japan ... can't miss TV - Nip/Tuck ... favorite movie - Wedding Crashers ... favorite musical artist - Red Hot Chilli Peppers ... favorite MLB player - Ichiro Suzuki.

SHIMADA, Corey


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2006....  .301  49-43   136   31   41  11   1   5   31   69  .507  22   7  32   1  .417   3   5   3-7     74   3   2  .975
2007....  .346  55-55   211   60   73  10  10   6   45  121  .573  41   6  32   5  .463   1  11  12-15   113 145  18  .935
2008....  .329  54-54   213   65   70  13   7   9   29  124  .582  45   7  37   4  .460   0   5  21-28   138 121  13  .952
TOTAL...  .329 158-152  560  156  184  34  18  20  105  314  .561 108  20 101  10  .451   4  21  36-50   325 269  33  .947


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