Left Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Western Branch
Major: Information Technology


2018 (SO): Pitched in 20 games out of the bullpen ... Went 1-3 with an 8.46 ERA ... Threw three shutout innings in the combined shutout against Charlotte ... Had seven relief two outings of 2+ innings ... Earned the win against Rutgers with 2.1 innings of no-hit shutout relief.

2017 (FR): Led the team in saves with six during his true freshman season ... Went a perfect 6-for-6 in save opportunities ... Moved into the closer role midway through the season ... Ranked second on the team in appearances with 26 and third in ERA with a 3.30 mark ... Opponents hit just .217 against Klak ... Earned his first career save against West Virginia ... Also earned saves at No. 16 Southern Miss and Florida Atlantic and in the Conference USA Tournament against FIU ... Had a season-long outing in the C-USA Tournament against Florida Atlantic, allowing one unearned run in three innings of work ... Had six relief appearances with two or more strikeouts.

PREP: Helped lead Western Branch to a 2014 state championship ... Named the 2014 Rookie of the Year for Western Branch and the 2015 Most Improved Player ... Played club ball for the Virginia Cardinals.

PERSONAL: Son of Jilliane and Thadeus Klak ... Has four siblings ... Favorite food is Chick-Fil-A or Chipotle burritos ... Favorite MLB player is Clayton Kershaw ... Favorite MLB team is the Cleveland Indians ... Favorite music genre is country ... Favorite movies are Lone Survivor and American Sniper.

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Highlights: ODU 9, FAU 8
Highlights: ODU 11, FIU 10
Interview: Corey Klak (VCU Postgame)