#4 John Murphy
2012: Started 51 games at SS for the NEC Champion Pioneers, batting .343 with 36 RBI's. He was named to the All-NEC Second team during the regular season, after leading the team in hits (61), slugging percentage (.466), stolen bases (25), triples (4). He was also named to the All-NEC Tournament team. He went 5-10 in the NEC tournament with 4 RBI's, including going 3-3 with 2 runs scored in the NEC Championship game win over Monmouth.
2011: Named NEC Tournament MVP, going 5-13 with 1 HR, 4 R, 5 RBI...Started 53 games, hitting .300 and slugging .414 slugging…Went 4 for 5 against Bryant on 4/29/11…Hit a game-winning single in the bottom of the tenth inning to beat Fairleigh Dickinson on 4/17/11..Drove home 22 of 27 runners from third base with less than two outs...Tied for second in NEC with 43 RBI...After returning from injury 4/2 at Quinnipiac, hit .372 (48-129) through the NEC Tournament, raising average from .192 to .305.
2010: Drove in five runs in 11-1 win vs. Quinnipiac 4/2...Hit first collegiate homerun in win at LIU 4/11...Career-high five hits and scored winning run in 9th inning in 11-10 win vs. Manhattan 4/13...Drove in five runs in 14-4 win over Mount St. Mary's 4/23...Named NEC Rookie of the Week 4/26, going 8-17 with 8 RBI in 4-1 week for SHU...Collected 3 hits and 4 RBI in 13-5 win over Wagner 5/7...
Before SHU: Played baseball at Seymour High school for coach Bob Kelo. Team won 2007 State CHampionship. Three year All-League and All-State selection. Also an All-Suburban and Ct Post All Star in basketball.
Personal: John Michael Murphy. Born: 4/2/91. Major: Psychology. Family: mother Anne, sister Shannon. Favorite Team: Duke Basketball, Notre Dame Football. Favorite Athletes: Gordan Beckham, J.J. Redick. Favorite Movie: Pineapple Express. Favorite Music: Lil Wayne, Eminem.