5 - Megan Murphy
Megan Murphy
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Casey, Ill.
High School: Casey-Westfield HS
College: Illinois
Position: UT
Bats/Throws: L/R

2011: Btted .213 in 52 games ... Ripped five doubles and stole 6 of 7 bases.

2010: Finished second on the team with a .292 batting average...Added 13 RBIs during the year...Stole eight bases...Tied for the team lead with 11 multi-hit games during the year...Collected a season-high four hits against Northwestern...Appeared in all 51 games, making 50 starts...Started twice at second base during the year.

2009: Participated in 29 games and earned two starting assignments ... Scored 10 runs ... Recorded three hits in 19 at bats.

Previously: Attended one semester at the University of Illinois.

High School: Named Player of the Year as a senior at Casey-Westfield High Schoool by the Decatur Herald and Review and Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune Star ... First team All-State selection as a senior ... Batted .582 with 29 stolen bases and 13 runs batted in during 2007 ... Second team All-State in 2006 ... Twice named Class A state All-Tournament team ... Three-time Little Illini All-Conference pick ... Played summer softball for the Midland Magic ... School valedictorian. Major: Nursing.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year       Avg   GP-GS     AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR  RBI   BB   SO   SB-ATT
2009....  .158   29-2      19   10    3    0    0    0    2    2    7    0-1
2010....  .292   51-50    154   22   45    6    1    0   13   13   26    8-9
2011....  .213   52-39     89    7   19    5    0    0    7    6   31    6-7
TOTAL...  .256  132-91    262   39   67   11    1    0   22   21   64   14-17

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 4, Northwestern, Mar 23, 2010
Doubles: 1, 11 times
Triples: 1, IUPUI, Apr 06, 2010
Total bases: 5, IUPUI, Apr 06, 2010 ; Northwestern, Mar 23, 2010
RBI: 2, 4 times
Runs scored: 2, 6 times
Walks: 2, George Washington, Apr 04, 2010 ; at Kennesaw State, Feb 13, 2009 ; at Murray State, Mar 17, 2010
Hit by pitch: 1, 4 times
Struck out: 3, vs Brigham Young, Feb 17, 2011
Sac bunts: 1, 8 times
At bats: 5, Murray State, Apr 20, 2010 ; Southeast Missouri, Apr 22, 2010
Stolen bases: 1, 14 times
Caught stealing: 1, at Tennessee State, Apr 22, 2011 ; Rhode Island, Apr 24, 2010 ; vs Wright State, Feb 14, 2009
Field chances: 7, Southeast Missouri, Apr 22, 2010
Putouts: 6, at Auburn Tigers, Feb 21, 2010
Assists: 4, vs Samford, Feb 13, 2010