At Delaware: Reigning Pitcher of the Year at Delaware who will anchor the bullpen following an exceptional junior season in 2011.
2011: Honored with Delaware’s Pitcher of the Year Award after piecing together a sensational junior campaign • appeared in 17 games with two starts while firing 56.2 innings of work • finished the year with a 6-3 record • all of his victories came against conference opponents, which was the second-highest total in the league • his 2.86 ERA was the third-lowest in the CAA and marked the finest by a Blue Hen since 2007 • he was even stingier in league play with a 2.57 mark • limited the opposition to a .220 batting average, which also ranked third in the conference and was just .004 points away from the top spot in the league • surrendered just 46 hits and 22 runs during the year, which were the second fewest allowed by qualifying pitchers • accurate on the mound, he issued just 17 walks, which was the third-lowest total in the CAA • kicked off the season with six strikeouts during 4.1 innings of strong relief against UNC Greensboro in the opener • made his first start of the year against No. 9 Arizona State before settling into his role in the bullpen • dominated on the hill during Delaware’s series sweep of CAA rival George Mason • struck out three and did not surrender an earned run during two innings in the squad’s 10-7 victory over the Patriots on March 11 • came back to pick up the victory in the series finale with 1.2 pristine innings of relief • allowed just three runs in his next three appearances during conference action, highlighted by four spotless frames against Georgia State on April 2 • earned his second win of the season for that effort against the Panthers • picked up a victory over UNC Wilmington on April 9, and after a flawless inning against Towson on April 15, earned another win with 5.2 innings of relief against James Madison on April 23 • earned victories in three of his last four appearances, highlighted by sensational efforts against VCU on April 30 and Northeastern on May 14 • limited the Rams to just one run while striking out five over six innings of relief • capped off the year with his finest performance against the Huskies • in just his second start of the year, he fired a complete game and struck out seven while leading the Hens to a 5-2 victory over Northeastern • finished the year with a pristine 1.000 fielding percentage after successfully handling each of his 19 chances.
2010: Did not see action • sat out as a redshirt and retained year of eligibilty.
2009: Led Delaware with 21 appearances and ranked first among qualifying pitchers with a 3.88 ERA • went 5-4 and posted 48 strikeouts in 46.1 innings of work • led the squad with a 2.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio • started in his first three appearances of the season before transitioning to the bullpen • earned victories in two of his three starts with wins against Longwood on February 21 and Manhattan on March 7 • after moving to the bullpen, he earned three saves during the season • tossed two scoreless frames against Wilmington on March 17 for his first career save • picked up his second of the season after getting the final two outs of a 6-4 victory over Maryland on May 12 and his third after 2.2 strong innings of work against VCU on May 15 • struck out a season-high six batters in three spotless frames of relief against Penn on March 31 • also earned victories against Marist on March 13, Towson on March 20, and James Madison on April 19 • struck out four in back-to-back appearances against the Dukes on April 17 and 19 • fired two scoreless frames on the second day of the CAA Tournament to seal a victory over Northeastern.
2008: Made 16 appearances and seven starts for the Blue Hens • led all freshmen in starts while ranking second in appearances • finished third on the team with 49.1 innings of work • posted a 3-3 record, picking up victories in back-to-back outings against Rutgers and Temple on April 9 and 15 before returning to beat the Owls on May 7 • worked a season-high six innings against George Mason, striking out five while allowing just four hits • also struck out five against Rutgers and added four in just his second career appearance against Princeton on March 1 • finished the season strong, firing two scoreless innings against Maryland in his last appearance on May 13 • played with the Quakertown Blazers of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League during the summer • finished second on the team with four wins, six starts, and 35.2 innings pitched.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Hatboro-Horsham High School for coach Pete Moore • served all four years as a starting pitcher and saw time in the outfield • honorable mention All-American in 2007 • first team All-League pick as a senior after earning honorable mention honors the previous three years • appeared in Sports Illustrated’s “Faces in the Crowd” on April 16, 2007.
Personal: Corey George Crispell ("chris-pul") • son of Warren and Kathy Crispell • has two older sisters • history major at Delaware.