Colin McMurry - 20
Colin McMurry

Hometown:
Athens, Ala.

High School:
Athens

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L


2009 (Freshman)
Appeared in 16 games with four starts as a true freshman ... tied for fourth on the pitching staff with three wins ... credited with his first career win April 1 at Samford after throwing a perfect inning of relief in a staff day for the Blazers ... made his first collegiate start April 7 against Mississippi State at Regions Park and allowed two runs in four innings while striking out four ... earned his second win in his next start April 14 against Alabama A&M, giving up just one run in a career-best six innings while striking out five in the second seven-inning game of a midweek doubleheader ... also picked up a win May 2 against Memphis, pitching the final two innings without allowing a baserunner to keep the game tied until the Blazers won it on Brint Hardy's walk-off home run ... earned his first career save with three shutout innings of relief March 14 against Harvard ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School
Played at Athens for head coach Thad Prater ... team captain as a senior ... helped Athens to the third round of the playoffs for the first time since 1989 ... named All-Area twice and Player of the Year as a senior by the Decatur Daily ... selected all-state and 5A Pitcher of the Year in 2008 ... chosen for the Alabama High School Coaches Association Top 100 Showcase ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... struck out a career-high 16 batters versus Cullman in the state playoffs ... member of the student council, National Honor Society and National Beta Club.

Personal
Colin Wheeler McMurry ... born Aug. 24, 1989 ... parents are Lisa and Russ McMurry ... majoring in pre-business.

 
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