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Shea Murray
Shea  Murray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Defiance, Ohio

High School:
Defiance

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
OF

Read Murray's blog during practice trip to Florida Feb. 12-14

Career Honors

• Three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2015-17)
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2015 and 2016)
• 2015 MLB Draft Selection - 39th Round (Texas Rangers)

2017 (Fifth-Year Senior Season)
Has started 33 times in the outfield this season … opened his 2017 season vs. Pittsburgh in his first start in left field in OSU career (2/18) … collected his first career hit with a double vs. the Panthers (2/18) while also registering his first career RBI in the same game … also picked up his first career triple vs. Kansas State (2/19) … went 1-for-2 with a double and walk in game two at Xavier (3/19)… picked up a career-high three hits in four at-bats with two doubles and one RBI vs. Purdue (4/1) … went 2-for-4 with first career home run and a walk in win at Michigan State (4/16) … batted . 417 (5-for-12) with two runs scored, two doubles and two RBI in series vs. Nebraska (4/28-30) … 1-for-3 with a run scored and sacrifice fly vs. No. 4 Texas Tech (5/3) … went 2-for-3 with two triples, one run scored, one walk and three RBI in loss vs. Ball State (5/10) … batted .426 (6-for-13) with three runs scored, one home run, two RBI and walk at Iowa series (5/12/-14) … 2-for-3 with two runs scored, three RBI, two walks and home run vs. Toledo (5/16). 

2016 (Redshirt Junior Season)

Made seven appearances in the field and two appearances on the mound … 0-0 with four strikeouts and two walks in two innings … pair of strikeouts in one inning of work at UNLV (3/12) … threw one scoreless frame on a pair of strikeouts and walk vs. Bethune-Cookman (4/3) … made five appearances as a pinch-runner … had his first collegiate at-bat and played one inning in center field vs. UAB (5/4) … OSU Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-Big Ten.

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)
0-0 with a 7.40 ERA in 7.2 innings of work … struck out 12 batters with four walks, while allowing six earned runs … fanned three batters vs. Evansville (March 15) and at Indiana (May 15) … 2015 letterwinner … Academic All-Big Ten … OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2014 (Sophomore Season)
Made five appearances out of the bullpen for the Buckeyes ... 2014 letterwinner.

2013 (Freshman Season)
Redshirted the season as a true freshman.

Defiance H.S.
A two-year starter at Defiance ... named All-Western Buckeye League and all-district as a senior ... also lettered four years in basketball and two years in soccer.

Personal
Shea is the son of Morris and Anne Murray ... has four siblings: Sarah, Scott, Sean and Samantha.

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