Second-year walk-on and valuable utility infielder with strong defensive skills ... one of three New York natives on '04 roster ... inherited No. 2 jersey worn previous four seasons by All-American Steve Stanley ... four-time Dean's List student, with 3.41 cumulative GPA.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 22 games during first season ('03), batting .276 with 5 RBI and .875 fielding (3 errors) ... delivered in his first start, vs. Eastern Illinois in Jacksonville, singling and scoring on Steve Sollmann's inside-the-park HR for 3-0 lead (3-2) ... singled and scored vs. Detroit (15-5), also seeing midweek action at third vs. Chicago State (1-for-2, R; 9-3) and as second-base starter vs. Cleveland State (3-for-4, RBI, R, 2B; 13-1), IPFW (2-for-4, 3 RBI; 13-3) ... starting DH in doubleheader vs.UConn (0-for-5, R; 3-2, 11-4) ... played in reserve role at Rutgers (2-10) ... late defensive replacement in NCAA first-round win over Arizona (13-5, at Cal State Fullerton), also batting 0-for-1 in final game vs. CSF (1-8).
PREP & PERSONAL: Earned two letters as shortstop and pitcher at Lakeland High School ... all-section, all-league as senior on sectional runner-up ... hit .392 as senior (22 RBI, 5 HR, 4 Es, 5-1 on mound) ... homered in first two ABs as senior ... three-year soccer starter as sweeper (senior captain) ... class valedictorian, member of National Honor Society ... brother Chris Murray (`01) played baseball at Niagara ... born Aug. 22, 1982, in Englewood, N.J. ... son of John and Kate Murray ... full name is Timothy Kevin Murray ... mathematics major in College of Arts and Letters (business admin. concentration).
Murray's Career Stats
|Year ||GP/GS||AB||R||H||2B||3B ||HR||RBI||BB||HP||SO ||SF/SH||SB-SBA||OB ||SLG||AVG|
|2003||22/5|| 29|| 4||8||1||0||0||5||0||0||8||1/0||0-0||.267||.310||.276|