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Noah Murdock

170 lbs.
Colonial Heights, Va.
Colonial Heights
High School
Noah Murdock - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Drafted in the 7th round (199th overall) by the Kansas City Royals
• Primarily a weekend starter on the mound for the Cavaliers, starting a team-high 14 games
• Logged a team-high, 74.1 innings and led the Cavaliers in strikeouts with 69
• Co-led the team with four quality starts
• Recorded seven or more strikeouts on five different occasions
• Credited with wins against Pitt (March 22), Notre Dame (April 6) and North Carolina (April 26)
• Struck out a career-high eight batters in 5.1 innings in a 12-5, Friday night victory over then No. 15 North Carolina on April 25

• Appeared in five games, making four starts
• Returned midway through the season after Tommy John surgery the previous May
• Totaled 13.1 innings pitched, 13 strikeouts and a 2-2 record
• In his final two starts against Georgia Tech and Wake Forest, combined for eight innings pitched, two earned runs and nine strikeouts
• Earned victories against Radford on April 11 and Louisville (first start) on April 22

· Named to 2017 ACC All-Freshman Team
· Appeared in 11 games, making seven starts
· Batters hit just .219 against him
· Earned wins over VMI (2/21), Notre Dame (4/22) and Florida State (4/29)
· Fired 19 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings in April during starts against Virginia Tech, Notre Dame and Florida State
· Started and worked seven scoreless innings in UVA’s extra-inning win at Virginia Tech (4/14); did not walk a batter
· Pitched 6 1/3 shutout innings against Notre Dame (4/22)
· Allowed two hits and four walks in shutout frames in 8-0 win at Florida State (4/29)
· Scattered four hits across 3 2/3 innings of relief, allowing only one run against Duke (3/24)
· Made UVA debut in season opener against Liberty, working 1 2/3 innings
· Did not pitch after May 13 because of injury

· Selected by Washington Nationals in 38th round of 2016 MLB Draft
· Played three sports in high school (baseball, volleyball, basketball)
· Named 2016 Rawlings and Perfect Game Third-Team All-American
· Was All-Atlantic Region First-Team honoree in 2016
· Named Conference 25 Player of the Year and All-Region Player of the Year in 2016
· Twice named Underclass All-American by Perfect Game
· Went 9-0 with 1.53 ERA as junior and 6-2 with 1.83 ERA as sophomore
· Was 2016 Virginia State Player of the Year in volleyball; led CHHS to its first volleyball state championship
· Two-time First-Team All-State and three-time All-Region honoree in volleyball
· Was three-time First-Team All-Conference 25, All-Region and All-Metro honoree in volleyball
· Was three-time All-Academic honoree in both baseball and volleyball
· Coached by Gerald Carsley in baseball
· Played travel baseball with Virginia Cardinals
· Earned Presidential Education Award for maintaining GPA over 3.5 for all four years of high school
· Earned Richmond Times-Dispatch Scholar-Athlete Scholarship in 2016

· Parents are Jim and Sharon Murdock
· Has two brothers, Zachary and Jacob