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Alumni Update: Wilder Named Great Lakes League Pitcher of the Year

By Chris Valentine, 08/27/14, 1:45PM EDT


Rising sophomore at NC State w/strong summer

Cory Wilder, a right-handed pitcher from Lima Shawnee and current member of the NC State pitching staff, continues to develop at the next level.

He was recently named the pitcher of the year in the Great Lakes League.

After throwing nine innings at N.C. State, with a 6.75 ERA, Wilder showed control of his fastball and breaking ball this summer. With his 94-95 mph fastball, he was named the pitching prospect of the year.

Wilder finished 3-1 with a 2.63 ERA. He led the league with 60 strikeouts in 44 innings. Wilder also set a Locos’ single-game record with 16 strikeouts.