2011 (JUNIOR): Voted First Team All-TranSouth … Started all 62 games, one of only two players to do so, while batting .279 with nine doubles, 12 home runs and 53 RBIs … Scored 50 runs with 22 walks and was hit 11 times … Ranked second on club in homers, RBIs, runs scored and hit by pitch … Started 50 games in rightfield, five in centerfield and seven at catcher … Collected three hits with a double and a homer in opening doubleheader against Missouri Baptist … Doubled, homered, scored three times and drove in three runs in victory over McKendree Univ. … Belted pair of two-run homers, driving in all four runs in win at Belhaven Univ. … Hit two-run homer in second game versus Brewton-Parker … Posted three hits with home run and four RBIs in twinbill against Indiana Tech … Doubled, tripled, scored once and drove in a run in two games at Texas Wesleyan … Singled, doubled, scored a run and had one RBI at LSU-Shreveport … Doubled, homered, walked twice and scored three times versus Shawnee State … Collected two hits with a home run and four RBIs in first game against Embry-Riddle … Recorded three hits and three RBIs in doubleheader versus Georgetown College … Went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBIs, including a two-run homer, in series opener against Union Univ. … Added two more hits with a double, one RBI and a run scored in series finale … Doubled, collected three hits, scored twice and drove in a run at Lee Univ. … Registered three hits in series finale against Mid-Continent … Singled, double and drove in a run versus William Jewell in opener of NAIA Championship Opening Round … Added three hits with homer and three RBIs in second meeting against William Jewell … Singled, scored twice and drove in two runs in second game versus Tennessee Wesleyan.
BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Played two seasons at the Univ. of Kentucky … Batted .310 with three doubles, two homers, 21 runs scored and 16 RBIs in 29 contests as freshman … Started the season as UK's five-hole hitter and starting rightfielder ... Started season slowly but made key contributions in second half of the year … ... Hit .267 (8-for-30) in 12 SEC games with seven starts ... Batted .383 (18-for-47) with runners on base, including a perfect 4-for-4 with the bases loaded and reaching as the leadoff hitter in 6-of-14 chances ... Singled, scored twice and drove in a run in season opener versus Troy … Went 2-for-4 with four RBIs the next day against James Madison … Recorded five hits in three-game series versus Western Michigan, scoring six runs with two walks and one RBI … Posted career-high four hits and scored twice versus Georgetown College … Singled, walked twice and scored two runs in only action against South Carolina … Singled twice and drove in a run versus Lipscomb … Collected two hits with a double against Auburn … Went 3-for-5 with a double, home run and five RBIs versus Morehead State … Posted five hits in series at Florida with a double and homer, two RBIs and three runs scored … Batted .259 with six doubles, seven homers and 24 RBIs as sophomore in 27 contests … Also stole seven bases and drew nine walks … Collected two hits and two RBIs with double at San Diego State … Doubled, homered, had three hits and scored twice versus Evansville … Doubled, homered and drove in three runs in second game of series against IP-Fort Wayne … Hit three-run homer and walked twice in final game versus IPFW … Homered twice and drove in four runs in second game of series at Ole Miss … Hit two-run home run against Xavier … Recorded two hits, scored once and drove in a run at Cincinnati … Hit solo homer in first game at Arkansas and added two hits with one RBI and two runs scored in finale in Fayetteville … Doubled and scored twice in one game versus Florida and recorded two hits with a double and two RBIs in another contest against UF … Recorded two hits with one RBI at Louisville … Doubled, scored and drove in a run versus South Carolina.
HIGH SCHOOL: Five-year letterwinner for coach Matt Wilhoite at Boone County HS … Named First Team Louisville Slugger All-American as senior … Named 13th best draft prospect (including HS and College) in the state by Baseball America before the 2008 MLB Draft ... First-team All-State selection as well as a member of Kentucky State Senior All-Star Team and Northern Kentucky Senior All-Star Team ... Ranks second in Kentucky state high school history with 60 consecutive stolen bases … Holder of school career records for at-bats (400), average (.437), runs scored (170), walks (85), stolen bases (90-for-93), hits (175), doubles (39), triples (8), home runs (34) and RBIs (151) ... Batted .469 (38-for-81) with 42 runs, nine doubles, nine homers and 33 RBIs as senior ... Also drew 26 walks, struck out only seven times and was 16-of-18 in stolen bases ... Named MVP of District Tournament ... Earned All-State honors as junior, batting .444 (44-for-99) with 49 runs, 13 doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 45 RBIs ... Also stole 26-of-27 bases, earning Region Player of the Year honors ... Hit .474 (46-for-97) with 44 runs, eight doubles, four triples, 10 homers and 37 RBIs as sophomore, swiping 34-of-34 bases ... Stole 14-of-14 bases and batted .377 as a freshman, leading team to district championship ... Set school single-season marks for triples (4), home runs (10), RBIs (45), walks (36) and stolen bases (34) ... Played summer baseball for Midland Redskins, winning Connie Mack World Series in Farmington, N.M., in 2007 and advancing to 2008 championship game ... Named to All-tournament team and was MVP of Championship Game in 2007 ... Selected to Kentucky Tremendous 26 in football and currently ranks second on Boone County's all-time rushing list (6,227 yards) behind only Shaun Alexander ... Led state of Kentucky in regular season rushing yards with 288 carries for 2,250 yards as senior ... Voted First Team All-State at running back and District Player of the Year ... Named All-State by Louisville Courier Journal and Class of the Commonwealth by Lexington Herald-Leader ... Also played basketball as a freshman and sophomore.
PERSONAL: Cory Tyler Farris … Son of Bill and Tami Farris … Born December 29, 1989 … Brother, Adam, played collegiate baseball for Huntington University.