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Matt Murphy
Matt  Murphy

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pearland, Texas

High School:
Pearland

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
UTIL

Birthdate:
09/18/1988

Experience:
2L

B-T:
L-R


SOPHOMORE (2009)
Recorded the winning RBI on a single in the bottom of the 10th inning during the Kansas State series finale (Feb 22)... Went 1-for-1 as a pinch hitter against the Wildcats... Batted 1-for-4 with two RBIs and scored one run against No. 5 UC Irvine in the Houston College Classic (Feb. 28)... Went 1-for-2 and recorded an RBI in the Cougars' game against No. 1 Texas A&M at the Houston College Classic... Batted .333 with three RBIs and one run in the 2009 Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park... Scored a run in a 1-for-2 performance in the series opener against UAB (March 20)... Went 2-for-4 against UAB on March 22... Batted 1-for-3 and recorded two RBIs against Southern Miss in the series opener (April 10)... Recorded an RBI in a 1-for-2 performance against the Southern Miss series finale (April 11)... Put together a 1-for-3 performance against Sam Houston State (April 14)... Recorded an RBI in a 1-for-2 performance against SFA (April 21)... Saw action at first base against McNeese State and recorded three putouts (April 29)... Had a hit, 3 RBI and scored a run against McNeese State (May 5)... Had a pinch hit at bat against Rice at the C-USA Championship (May 22).

FRESHMAN (2008)
Batted 2-for-4 with two runs during the season-opening win against Pacific.. Laced a pinch-hit single in the eighth inning and eventually scored during the Pacific series finale... Scored two runs at No. 6 Rice during Game One of the Silver Glove Series... Batted 2-for-4 with an RBI against Oklahoma during the Houston College Classic... Went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs against Sacred Heart... Batted 2-for-4 with two runs, two doubles and four RBIs at Sam Houston State... Went 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs during the San Francisco series finale... Knocked in two runs at McNeese State... Batted 2-for-4 with a two-run, first-inning triple against No. 25 UCF during the series opener... Went 2-for-5 with a run against No. 25 UCF during the series finale... Went 2-for4 with a run and three RBIs at Texas State... Scored a pair of runs in the Tulane series opener... Knocked in two runs during the middle game of the Tulane series... Went 2-for-5 with a run, double and RBI during the Tulane series finale... Launched his first collegiate home run with a solo shot at UAB... Teamed with Ryan Lormand on back-to-back homers to lead off the fourth inning against the Blazers... Went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs during the UAB series finale... Batted 2-for-4 during the middle game of the Southern Miss series... Knocked in two runs during Southern Miss series finale.

PEARLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Ben Pardo... Finished prep career with a .400 batting average... Also competed on the football team at quarterback and tight end... Helped with annual food drive and Secret Santa for underprivileged children. Senior (2007): Helped lead Oilers to a 22-8 record and a berth in the state playoffs... Was an All-District 24-5A Second-Team honoree... Went 4-for-4 with two home runs - including a grand slam - two doubles and seven RBIs against LaPorte High. Junior (2006): All-District First-Team honoree at first base. Sophomore (2005): All-District Honorable Mention.

PERSONAL
Full name is Matthew Hollis Murphy... Born Sept. 18, 1988, in Houston... Son of Sonny and Malinda Murphy... Majoring in business management.

CAREER BESTS
Runs: 2, done seven times; Most recently vs.UTSA (March 4, 2009)
Hits: 2, done 13 times; Most recently at UTSA (March 4, 2009)
RBIs: 4, at Sam Houston State (March 12, 2008)
Doubles: 2, vs. Pacific (Feb. 23, 2008); at Sam Houston State (March 12, 2008)
Hitting Streak: 5 games (March 23-30, 2008)

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Holy Cross
Holy Cross
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6:30 PM
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02/17/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
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6:30 PM
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02/18/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
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1:00 PM
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02/20/18
Sam Houston State
at Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas
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02/23/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
9:00 PM
02/24/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
8:00 PM
02/25/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
3:00 PM
02/27/18
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
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03/02/18
Kentucky
vs Kentucky
Minute Maid Park
3:30 PM
03/03/18
Mississippi State
vs Mississippi State
Minute Maid Park
7:00 PM
03/04/18
Vanderbilt
vs Vanderbilt
Minute Maid Park
6:00 PM
03/06/18
Houston Baptist
Houston Baptist
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6:30 PM
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03/07/18
McNeese
McNeese
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6:30 PM
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03/09/18
San Diego
San Diego
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6:30 PM
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San Diego
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03/11/18
San Diego
San Diego
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1:00 PM
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03/13/18
McNeese
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Lake Charles, La.
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03/16/18
Columbia
Columbia
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03/17/18
Columbia
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Columbia
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03/20/18
Lamar
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03/21/18
Prairie View A&M
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03/23/18
Memphis
Memphis
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6:30 PM
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03/24/18
Memphis
Memphis
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Memphis
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Houston, Texas (Reckling Park)
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03/29/18
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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03/30/18
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
TBA
03/31/18
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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04/03/18
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College Station, Texas
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1:00 PM
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Rice
Rice
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6:30 PM
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04/13/18
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
TBA
04/14/18
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
TBA
04/15/18
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
TBA
04/17/18
Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State
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6:30 PM
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04/20/18
Wichita State
Wichita State
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6:30 PM
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Wichita State
Wichita State
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04/22/18
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Wichita State
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04/24/18
Texas
at Texas
Austin, Texas
TBA
04/27/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
04/28/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
04/29/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
05/01/18
Sam Houston State
vs Sam Houston State
Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
TBA
05/04/18
UCF
UCF
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6:30 PM
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UCF
UCF
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Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
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6:30 PM
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UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
TBA
05/12/18
UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
TBA
05/13/18
UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
TBA
05/15/18
Rice
vs Rice
Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
TBA
05/17/18
Southeastern Louisiana
at Southeastern Louisiana
Hammond, La.
6:00 PM
05/18/18
Southeastern Louisiana
at Southeastern Louisiana
Hammond, La.
6:00 PM
05/22/18
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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05/23/18
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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05/24/18
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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05/25/18
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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05/26/18
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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05/27/18
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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06/01/18
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TBD
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TBD
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TBD
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06/04/18
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TBD
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TBD
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06/09/18
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TBD
TBA
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vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/16/18
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb. (TD Ameritrade Park)
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06/17/18
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb. (TD Ameritrade Park)
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