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8   Travis Munsey
Travis Munsey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durham, N.H.

High School:
Oyster River

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/18/1985

B/T:
Right/Right


AS A SENIOR IN 2007:

  • Has played in 35 games, starting in 34.
  • Hit a walk-off single to drive home the winning run in a thrilling 5-4 triumph over Richmond (5/4).
  • Scored the eventual game-winning run against Vermont (5/2).
  • Doubled and singled twice while driving home three of UMass' 4 runs against Dayton (4/28).
  • Went 2-4 and knocked in three runs with a double and a single against Dayton (4/27).
  • Started in the Beanpot game at Fenway Park against Holy Cross (4/25). Played left field in the shadow of the Green Monster and collected a single in his final at bat.
  • Doubled and scored a pair of runs vs. LaSalle (4/20).
  • Drove in the winning run on a suicide sqeeze play vs. George Washington (4/14).
  • Doubled, singled and scored twice in win over Boston College (4/9).
  • Reached base three times on a doubled and two singles, while driving in two in the extra innings loss to Rhode Island (4/7).
  • Picked up two hits and scored a run in the first game of the doubleheader against Rhode Island (4/7).
  • Went 2-3 with a walk and reached on an error. Singled twice and scored a run against Holy Cross (4/3).

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2006: Played in 30 games, started in 26 ... Batted .276 (24-87) with four doubles, 12 runs, 11 RBI, two walks, 28 total bases, .308 on-base percentage, and a .322 slugging percentage ... Batted 1-3 with two RBI and a run at Richmond (3/31) ... Drove in three runs and went 2-3 vs. Siena (5/4) ... Batted 3-4 with three runs, one RBI, and a stolen base vs. St. Bonaventure (5/7).

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005: Appeared in 38 games last season starting 22 of those contests ... Hit .173 (.225 in conference) on the year, with seven runs scored and three RBI ... Went 2-3 at the plate with a run scored in a 4-3 win over New Orleans (2/27) ... Had a hit, a walk, and scored a run against Duquesne (4/9) ... Posted his best game of the season against St. Bonaventure as he went 3-5 from the plate, with one RBI and a run scored (5/2) ... Had a four game hitting streak from 5/4-5/10.

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004: Appeared in 16 games, starting two, during the 2004 season ... Was 1-13 on the season with one run scored ... A utility player, split time between third and the outfield.

    BEFORE UMASS: Played for four years at Oyster River High School under head coach Dale Rasmussen ... During his senior year, he hit .448 with six doubles, two triples and 23 RBI including a hit in 17-of-19 games ... As a pitcher he went 4-1 ... In 2003 he was a first team (Class I) all-state selection and Foster's Daily Democrat first team Dream Team ... Played in the Twin State Games (New Hampshire vs. Vermont) all-star game as a centerfielder and second baseman ... Named Oyster River's 2003 male student-athlete of the year ... During his junior season, Munsey hit .464 with 16 RBIs, six doubles and 12 stolen bases ... Named a (Class I) second team all-state selection, a Foster's Daily Democrat first team Dream Team in 2002 ... A captain his senior year in both basketball and baseball ... A member of the basketball team under head coach Don Maynard.

    PERSONAL: James Travis Munsey ... Born August 8, 1985 in West Palm Beach, Fla. ... Son of Jim and Deborah Munsey ... Also has an older brother Tanner (23) and two sisters, Meagan (27) and Anna-Kate (6) ... His grandfather George P. Munsey lettered in three varsity sports while at UNH, while his brother Tanner played for the Burlington Indians, the Cleveland Indians minor league affiliate ... Majoring in Sport Management

    Travis Munsey's 2007 Statistics at UMass

    YEAR
    AVG.
    GP-GS
    AB
    R
    H
    2B
    3B
    HR
    RBI
    TB
    SLG.
    BB
    SF-SH
    SB-A
    2007
    .286
    35-34
    119
    12
    34
    8
    0
    0
    15
    42
    .353
    2
    1-7
    1-3
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