Sophomore season (2010)
Appeared in 30 games with 23 starts … went 10-14 with a 2.85 ERA and one save … struck out 122 batters and walked just 60 … worked 142 2/3 innings … pitched nine complete games, including three shutouts … entered UNCG’s career strikeout list, finishing the season at No. 10 with 191 to her credit in two seasons … won a career-best four straight decisions from March 5-13 … went 3-0 with a 0.70 ERA at the Buzz Classic, beating Howard, Bowling Green and Tennessee Tech en route to earning all-tournament and SoCon Pitcher of the Week honors … three-hit Howard for the 1-0 win … notched her first shutout of the season against Delaware at the Carolina Classic on Feb. 21 … four-hit Furman on April 25 for her third shutout, a 3-0 UNCG win … struck out a career-high 12 in nine innings of work at College of Charleston on March 20 … also pitched three scoreless innings in game two as UNCG completed the doubleheader sweep … whiffed 10 batters against Tennessee Tech … struck out nine against Elon on April 2 … had eight strikeouts in back-to-back games, doing so against Appalachian State (4/10) and Western Carolina (4/17).
Freshman season (2009)
Made 22 appearances with 12 starts … amassed a 3-7 record with a 4.56 ERA … threw four complete games with one shutout … logged 70 2/3 innings of work … struck out 69 batters … at the plate, hit .333 (2-for-6) with a home run and three RBI … also earned a start at designated player … slugged .833 … hit a solo home run at Western Carolina on March 8 for her first career hit, in just her third career official at bat … also had a sacrifice fly to give her a pair of RBI in the game … also picked up her first career win that day, allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits and striking out what was then a career-high eight … tossed a four-hit shutout over North Carolina Central on April 7 for win No. 2, striking out six … grabbed her third win against North Carolina A&T on April 16, striking out a career-best 10 batters and allowing just three runs (two earned) on seven hits … struck out at least one batter in all but three appearances … went 1-for-3 with an RBI against Charlotte on April 14 … did not make an error in 18 chances for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
Four-year letterwinner at Everett High School for coach Kyle Peacocke ... named The (Everett) Daily Herald’s Softball Player of the Year in 2006 and 2008 ... named a Seattle Times All-Star in 2008 ... three-time Seattle Post-Intelligencer All-Star ... helped lead the Seagulls to district championships in 2006 and 2008 and a third-place finish in the state in 2008 ... graduated with numerous school records, including career wins (75), strikeouts (1,016), ERA (0.69), no-hitters (six), perfect games (three), home runs (eight), triples (nine), doubles (22) and RBI (69) ... also played three years for coach Margo Leiter for the Lake Breeze Gold.
Cory Marie Mattson ... born May 30, 1990, in Edmonds, Wash. ... daughter of Paul and Joan Mattson ... has a younger sister, Taylor ... majoring in environmental studies.