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Jim Murphy
Jim Murphy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kirkland, Wash.

High School:
Juanita HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 247

Position:
1B

Experience:
3V

Bats/Throws:
R/R



MURPHY'S WSU CAREER
JUNIOR (2007): Appeared in 53 games, including 45 starts...batted .220 with nine doubles, three home runs and 23 RBI...registered .996 fielding percentage, fifth-best on Cougar single-season list...recorded 432 putouts to raise career total to 1,398, a WSU record...hit safely in eight of nine games March 9-20...batted .313 (10-for-32) with eight RBI during the stretch...collected season-high three hits against Washington March 25.

SOPHOMORE (2006): Appeared in all 59 Cougar games, including 58 starts...batted .333 with eight home runs, 46 RBI and .519 slugging percentage...set WSU single-season record with 526 putouts...recorded 20 multi-hit games, including career-high four hits, including two homers, in first game of doubleheader at Hawaii-Hilo Feb. 16...home run and career-high five RBI in 8-7 win at UC Davis Feb. 25...nine-game hitting streak March 9 (second game of doubleheader)-March 27...two home runs, including game-winner, in 5-4 victory over California April 14...three hits and four RBI in 11-5 win at Gonzaga May 16...Pac-10 honorable mention.

FRESHMAN (2005): Appeared in 50 games, including 47 starts...batted .287 with seven doubles, seven home runs and 28 RBI...had 12 multi-hit games...hit safely in 20 of 21 games Feb. 18-April 8...batted. 427 (32-for-75) with six doubles, six home runs and 18 RBI during the span...finished the season with 5-for-10 (.500) series at No. 22 Arizona State May 27-29.

MURPHY'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by Gary Groenen, earning three letters...pitched and played first base and third base...lettered in basketball...honorable mention KingCo 4A League first baseman as a sophomore...as a junior, had 4-1 record, two saves, and 1.63 ERA...all-league honorable mention first baseman...team captain as a senior...first team all-league first baseman and second team third baseman...hit .463 and was 6-2 on the mound.

PERSONAL
Full name James Patrick Murphy...born in Oakland, Calif...age 22...parents James and Jackie...one younger brother, John...father played football at Notre Dame...enjoys golf, snowboarding and wakeboarding...received scholar-athlete award for basketball junior year for having the top GPA on the team...business major.

YEAR	G-GS	 AVG	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	SB-SBA	FPCT
2005	50-47	.287	167	30	48	7	0	7	28	24	47	3-4	.992
2006	59-58	.333	210	34	70	13	1	8	46	29	55	2-5	.993
2007	53-45	.220	168	24	37	9	0	3	23	16	47	0-1	.996
Career	162-150	.284	545	88	155	29	1	18	97	69	149	5-10	.993
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