T.J. Murphy

#5 T.J. Murphy

HT. 5-10
WT. 175
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) North Olmstead, Ohio/North Olmstead HS (CCBC-Cantonsville)

2011 (SENIOR): Voted Second Team All-TranSouth after batting a team-best .373 with nine doubles, two triples, two homers and 35 RBIs … Scored 48 runs and compiled team-high 34 walks … Batted only .188 (9-for-48) through first 19 games of season before posting .343 mark over final 43 contests … Recorded 20 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI outings … Ended the season on a career-best 16-game hitting streak … Singled, walked, scored a run and drove in another in second game versus McKendree Univ. … Doubled and drove in a run in second contest at Freed-Hardeman and had one RBI in series finale … Collected two hits at LSU-Shreveport, starting his ascent in average 185 points over final two months of the season … Recorded three hits with a double and three RBIs in series opener at Blue Mountain … Posted two hits with two walks and three runs scored in second game of doubleheader versus Ottawa Univ., his first game batting in the No. 2 spot in the lineup … Batted second in final 29 contests of the year … Collected three hits in twinbill versus Georgetown College … Registered four hits in series against Union Univ. with two walks, two RBIs and one run scored … Recorded career-high four hits with a run scored and two RBIs versus Lindsey Wilson, including the game-tying RBI single in the bottom of the 13th … Posted two singles, walked twice, scored two runs and had two RBIs at Campbellsville Univ. … Doubled twice, walked five times, scored three runs and had two RBIs in series at Bethel Univ. … Went 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and one RBI in series opener against Martin Methodist … Collected six hits with a double, six runs scored and three RBIs in series at Lyon College … Posted five hits in series versus Mid-Continent with first two career home runs and five RBIs … Recorded two hits with a double, one RBI and a run scored against Bethel in opener of TranSouth Championships … Registered two hits and scored three times versus Freed-Hardeman and added two more hits at Union … Singled twice and scored two runs against William Jewell in opener of NAIA Championship Opening Round … Collected two RBIs in first meeting versus Tennessee Wesleyan … Singled twice and scored three times in second contest against TWC and added two hits and a run scored in third game.


2010 (JUNIOR): Batted .315 with three doubles, 10 RBIs and 23 runs scored in 48 games with 36 starts, all at second base ... In-and-out of the lineup all season, platooning with Dave Weyer at second base ... Named TranSouth Scholar-Athlete … Singled as pinch-hitter in second game of Friday doubleheader against the Univ. of St. Francis … Singled and stole a base in second game of Saturday twinbill versus USF … Walked and scored in two games versus Viterbo Univ. … Collected two hits and drove in a run in first game of Saturday doubleheader at Oklahoma City Univ. … Singled and walked twice in first game of Sunday twinbill at OCU … Doubled and scored at Oklahoma Christian … Singled, doubled and scored a run versus Campbellsville Univ. … Singled and recorded two RBIs at Georgetown College … Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in first game of doubleheader at Union Univ. … Had two hits, scored twice and drove in another versus Lambuth Univ. … Walked, scored and drove in a run in second game of doubleheader against Bethel Univ. … Singled and scored at Campbellsville and in opener at Trevecca Nazarene … Singled and drove in a run as pinch-hitter versus Lyon College … Doubled, scored once and drove in two runs in second game of doubleheader at Mid-Continent … Went 2-for-4 with a run and was hit by pitch versus Bethel Univ. in TranSouth Championships … Walked, scored once and added sacrifice fly in first game against Union Univ. … Posted two hits and drove in a run in finale versus Union … Collected two hits and scored once against Robert Morris in opener of NAIA Championship Opening Round … Walked twice, singled and scored a run versus Embry-Riddle in opener of NAIA World Series … Collected two hits and scored twice against Oklahoma City Univ. … Singled and walked twice in first meeting versus Lee Univ. … Walked and scored a run against Point Loma Nazarene.


BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Attended Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville in Baltimore, Md. … Played 28 games and batted .357 for the Cardinals as sophomore … Led team with 35 hits in 2009 … Named 2009 All-Maryland JUCO Conference Gold Glove second baseman.


HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at North Olmstead HS ... Selected All-State as senior … Southwestern Conference MVP as senior … Batted .460 with 15 doubles as senior … Four-year letterwinner in hockey and three-year letterwinner in football at NOHS.


PERSONAL: Timothy Michael Murphy … Son of Tim and Wendy Murphy … Born September 21, 1987.