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Morgan Murphy

P
Position
5'10''
Height
Sophomore
Class
R/R
B/T
Chesapeake, Va.
Hometown
Grassfield
High School
Morgan Murphy - Softball - Virginia Cavaliers

2021 (SOPHOMORE)
• Appeared in 20 games, splitting time at DP, 1B and P
• Sidelined by injury for second half of season with last appearance vs. Virginia Tech (3/30)
• Made nine appearances in the circle with three starts
• Tallied 15 strikeouts with six walks while holding batters to a .257 batting average
• Posted a 1-1 record with a 4.38 ERA through 24.0 innings pitched
• Picked up the win against George Washington (2/27), working 6.2 inning with six strikeouts
• Loss came against Clemson as she allowed eight runs on seven hits with three strikeouts
• Hit .229 (8-for-35) with a double and three RBI
• Went 3-for-5 with two RBI, including the walk-off hit, against George Washington (2/28)

2020 (FRESHMAN)
• Did not appear while planning to redshirt

PRIOR TO UVA
• Ranked as the No. 97 prospect by Extra Inning Softball and No. 113 by FloSoftball
• Four-time All-State selection
• Four-time 6A Region Player of the Year
• Four-time All-Conference and All-Tidewater
• 2017 Chesapeake Sports Club Player of the Year
• 2019 Chesapeake Sports Club Female Athlete of the Year
• Holds strikeouts, wins and ERA records at Grassfield HS
• Played club for Orion Hunter Elite

PERSONAL
• Undeclared major in arts & sciences
• Daughter of Larry and Melanie Murphy
• Has two sisters, Connor and Bailey
• VHSL Academic Excellence Award recipient in 2018
• Member of National Honor Society
• Volunteers with Norfolk Emergency Shelter Team, Chesapeake Area Shelter Team and Plan Bee Academy, a school for children with Autism and related disabilities