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39   Chris Morgan
Chris Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cranston, R.I.

High School:
Bishop Hendricken School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
Catcher

Bats / Throws:
Switch / Right


  • Looks to be in the starting lineup at either catcher or designated hitter
  • One of the top power hitters on the team

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2002:

  • Played in 33 games with 32 starts, hitting .284 with 28 RBI
  • Had eight multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI contests on the year
  • Led the team with six home runs on the season
  • Had seven-game hitting streak from March 30-April 13, going 11 for 30 with five homers and 12 RBI, including three straight games with a homer
  • Was four for 10 with two homers and five RBI in the GW series
  • Had two hits and drove in all three UMass runs in win over South Florida
  • Went three for five with a double, a homer and five RBI vs. Holy Cross
  • Sat out the 2001 season as a medical redshirt

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2000:

  • Appeared in 41 games on the year, and was selected All-New England
  • Was second on team in homers (six), third in RBI (33) and average (.329)
  • Went four for five with a double and two RBI in 15-5 win over Dayton
  • Was four for four with two doubles and three RBI in tie with Temple
  • Had 10-game hitting streak from March 12-28, going 15 for 32 (.469)
  • Went three for eight in Beanpot Tournament with three runs scored

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 1999:

  • Split time between catcher (15 starts) and designated hitter (18 starts)
  • Hit .387 from the right side of the plate
  • Had a season-high five-game hit streak from May 5-9, in which he was eight for 18 (.444) with two doubles, a homer and four RBI
  • Hit first collegiate home run against South Florida on March 13
  • Collected four hits with a double and two RBI in win over Lafayette
  • Cracked a three-run homer in 7-1 win over Temple
  • Had pinch-hit RBI double against La Salle in Atlantic 10 Tournament

    HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Four-year letterwinner at Bishop Hendricken, where he led team to a three-year record of 72-8 and Class A state titles in 1997 and 1998
  • Named to high school baseball All-Star team in 1996, 1997 and 1998
  • Hit .533 with 28 RBI and threw out four of six baserunners as senior captain
  • Two-time All-State, and three-time All-Division and All-City selection
  • 1998 All-Kent County selection and Class A-South Player of the Year
  • Named Most Outstanding Catcher at 1997 Brockton Invitational
  • Honored by Collegiate Baseball as a Blue Chip Player his senior year
  • Named 1998 Bishop Hendricken Most Outstanding Senior in baseball

    PERSONAL:

  • Born August 20, 1980, in Warwick, R.I.
  • Son of Thomas and Kathleen Morgan
  • Majoring in Sport Management

    Morgan's Career Stats

    Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
    1999 .310 39-33 113 15 35 6 0 4 22 11 22 1-2
    2000 .329 41-41 146 28 48 9 0 6 33 18 18 2-3
    2002 .284 33-32 116 17 33 6 0 6 28 10 37 1-2
    Total .309 113-106 375 60 116 21 0 16 83 39 77 4-7
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      at Fordham 3:30 PM
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      at Fordham 7:00 PM
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      at Fordham 1:00 PM
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      vs Holy Cross 3:00 PM gametracker
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