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  Cory Berliner
Cory Berliner

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Collins, Colo.

High School:
Rocky Mountain

Position:
P

Career Stats | 2010 Photo Gallery| 2011 Photo Gallery

2011: Cory Berliner holds the school's all-time wins record at 49...became the record holder after earning the start in the Panthers' first-ever game at Vartabedian Field, posting her 45th career victory against Penn State (March 29)...finished her career ranked second in Panther history in ERA (2.03), innings pitched (632.5) and shutouts (13)...listed third overall in career strikeouts (414)...collected her first career no-hitter in the Big East opener against Seton Hall (March 26)...named the Big East Pitcher of the Week for her efforts in the first week of conference play (March 21-27)...tied a single-game record when she pitched 11 innings in a 5-1 victory over Robert Morris (March 22)...led the pitching staff in innings pitched (130.1)...second on the team in appearances (23) and complete games (11)...won five straight decisions from March 19 to March 29...struck out a season-high nine batters in an 11-inning appearance against Robert Morris (March 22)...gave up zero earned runs in a six-inning effort against Louisville (April 9)...named a Senior of Distinction at Pitt's Senior Awards Banquet.

2010: An All-Big East Third Team selection,Berliner led the Panthers in almost every major pitching category for the season...led the team in ERA (2.06), wins (13), starts (26), complete games (14) and innings pitched (166.1)...pitched a three-hit shutout while striking out five against Saint Francis...pitched seven innings while only giving up two hits and one run against Rutgers...earned Big East Weekly Honor Roll on March 10, for her efforts at the Morehead Invitational... recorded her first save of the season against Maine on March 14...won the team's first home game of the season against Youngstown State on March 24...earned Big East Weekly Honor Roll on April 6, for three victories the week of March 29...recorded a strikeout with bases loaded and two outs in the seventh to secure a 2-1 victory over Seton Hall (April 24).

2009: Berliner led Pitt with a 1.72 ERA, moving into first place for the single season ERA record...is also in first place for career ERA with 1.88...her three shutouts move her into third place on the career list with eight total...ranks fifth in school history in career wins (25), strikeouts (237), innings pitched (336.3) and saves (3)...recorded 88 strikeouts in 134.1 innings pitched and had nine wins on the season...pitched a nearly-perfect game against George Washington, allowing only one hit and one walk...had six shutout innings and allowed only three hits against St. John's...recorded eight strikeouts in only six innings against Long Island and struck out nine Dayton batters in seven innings...earned shutout victories over George Washington, Buffalo and Youngstown State.

2008: Berliner set the schools single-season wins and rookie wins record with her 16th victory of the year over Youngstown State on April 29...became the first freshman to post more than 11 wins in her rookie season...named Big East Pitcher of the Week on February 18th as well as earning Big East honor roll status on March 10th...ranks second all-time on Pitt's single-season list for saves, win percentage and shutouts...is fourth in single-season strikeouts...made her debut for the Panthers in the FIU Tournament against Texas-Arlington, pitching all seven innings and allowing just one run on nine hits...pitched a two-hitter, as the Panthers upset No. 25 Missouri in game three of the FIU Tournament...recorded her first save of the season in the FIU contest when she entered the game in the bottom of the seventh inning, striking out the final batter with two runners on base...fanned 10 batters against Connecticut.

High School: Berliner was a three-time all-conference, all-league and all-state honoree...two-time Front Range Player of the Year...two-time CHSAA Academic All-State first team selection...two-time Rocky Mountain News All-Colorado team and Player of the Year honoree...Denver Post All-Colorado team selection in 2005 and 2006...2006 Denver Post 5A Player of the Year...two-time Gatorade Colorado State Player of the year selection...member of the 2006 5A state and conference champions...member of the 2005 5A district and conference champions.

Personal: Born on August 17, 1989...daughter of Allen and Dana Berliner...has a brother, Aaron, and a sister, Keri...a neuroscience major.