A 9th inning comeback falls short as the Aztecs fall to the Lobos 5-4.
Power-hitting outfielder who is expected to continue in a starting role in right field in 2010 ... Competed during summer 2009 for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League ... Hit .242 with three doubles and three home runs ,,, Played in the summer 2008 for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League ... Over 68 games, batted .251 with 14 doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 35 runs scored and 41 runs batted in ... Named MVP of the league all-star game after going 2-for-3 with a run scored and RBI ... Was named the top prospect in the Northwoods League by Baseball America ... Selected in the 43rd round of the 2007 Major League Draft by the Phillies ... Son of former Major League outfielder Greg Vaughn.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2009
A first-team all-Mountain West Conference selection as an outfielder ... Opened the season with a five-game hitting streak ... Longest streak of the year was 12 games, (April 10-May 2), third-longest on the squad ... Over those 12 contests went 19-for-53 (.358) with two doubles, a triple, four home runs, 11 runs scored and nine runs batted in ... After not recording a hit in the next contest, ran off a six-game streak (May 3-15) going 11-for-28 (.392) ... Had three games with four hits ... Against UNLV on March 15 went 4-for-4 with a triple, home run and seven RBI ... It was the most RBI in a game by an Aztec since Brock Ungricht had seven vs. New Mexico on May 28, 2004 ... Second on squad with 10 home runs ... Each of his first three homers in 2009 was a three-run shot ... Had a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning against 11th-ranked University of San Diego in a 6-4 win on March 6 ... One of three Aztecs with a two-home run game, that coming in the win over Long Beach State at home on April 21 ... Missed three games due to injury (March 29-April 1), but returned for UC Davis series and went 7-for-16 (.438) with two doubles, three runs scored and three RBI in those four games ... Recorded 20 multiple-hit and 11 multiple-RBI contests ... Defensively, recorded eight assists from the outfield ... In conference play, hit .365 with five doubles, three triples, four home runs and 22 RBI.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2008
Freshman outfielder who started the season as the starter in right field and was the team's primary designated hitter over the second half of the 2008 campaign ... In his three games against fifth-ranked San Diego to start the year, went 6-for-11 with a double, triple, home run, five runs scored and four RBI ... Extended that start to a five-game hitting streak, his longest of the season ... Hit safely in 10 of the first 12 games in which he appeared to start the 2008 season ... Hit a walk-off home run in the 14th inning vs. Brigham Young on March 13 in a 5-4 conference season-opening victory ... Had a pair of season-best three-hit contests: vs. Cal Poly on Feb. 28, vs. BYU on March 13 and at BYU on May 10 ... Hit home runs in back-to-back games against Harvard (March 26) and Houston (March 28) ... Had a four-game hitting streak (May 2-10) during which he went 7-for-13 with three doubles, a home run, five runs scored and two RBI ... Finished the season with 12 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI contests.
Won a pair of varsity baseball letters at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, Calif. ... Coached there by Joe Potulny ... As a senior, batted .330 with six home runs, 37 runs batted in and 18 stolen bases ... During his junior year, hit .250 with three doubles, two triples, a home run, 16 runs scored, 18 runs batted in and six stolen bases ... Played football for the Marauders during his final two years ... Chosen MVP of the freshman basketball team.
Cory Thomas Vaughn was born May 1, 1989, in Green Bay, Wis. ... Son of Greg and Michele Vaughn ... Father was a Major League baseball player who played for the Padres, Brewers, Reds, Devil Rays and Rockies during a 15-year career (1989-2003) and was named to the all-star team on four occasions ... Interests include equestrian and golf ... Favorite athlete is former major league outfielder Gerald Williams ... Majoring in kinesiology and is looking to a career as a diabetes specialist.