2005 - Played 30 games, hit .181 (13-for-72) with eight runs scored, a pair of doubles, a homer and 13 RBI.
JUNIOR COLLEGE - Played two seasons at Golden West Community College in Huntington Beach, CA under Coach Bert Villeral. Selected in 25th round of 2002 draft by the Seattle Mariners and in 2003 by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 42nd round.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played three varsity seasons at Edison High School in Huntington Beach under Coach Mo. Also played in 2003 with Long Beach Cardinals team that won the 2003 Connie Mack League national championship. Also played high school football.
PERSONAL - Born Cory Tillman Vanderhook 8/19/83 at Long Beach, CA. Parents are Randy and Pam Vanderhook. Both parents attended Long Beach State University. Father is an engineer. Mother is a teacher. Father played baseball at Long Beach State. Has one sister. Chose Carolina "to win a national championship". Favorite food is steak. Favorite actress is Lindsay Lohan. Favorite actor is Jamie Foxx.