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James

McMurphy

Class
Sophomore

Position
RHP

Hometown
Ames, Oklahoma

Height
6-0
Previous School
Seward County Community College
Weight
170

 

2008 (Freshman): Started on the mound in six games... Pitched 28.2 innings and struck out 13 batters... Appeared in 10 games... Had a 13.50 earned run average... Longest outing was 5.1 innings against Mid-America Christian and Lubbock Christian... Had four strikeouts against Sterling (Kan.) and Mid-America Christian...

Previous College: Spent a semester at Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kan...

High School: A Great Plains all-conference pitcher during his sophomore, junior and senior years at Cimarron High School... Was all-state honorable mention and a Western Oklahoma All-Star... Named the Ripley Tournament Most Valuable Player during his senior year... Also played third base and shortstop in addition to pitching... Held a .313 batting average with 11 doubles, two triples and three home runs... Had 28 runs batted in and 19 stolen bases in 32 games played... Had a 9-2 record on the mound with a 2.17 earned run average... Member of the 2006 Enid American Legion State Championship Team... Also played prep basketball...

Personal: Born September 23, 1987, in Ames... Son of John and Nancy McMurphy...