2014 (Senior): Murray was the Tars’ third man in the rotation, logging 58.2 innings and registering a 4.14 ERA…appeared in 12 games, starting all 12…threw in one combined shutout against the University of the Sciences (3/6)…matched a career-best eight strikeouts in his final collegiate appearance against Nova Southeastern (5/3)…tossed a career-high 7.0 innings against Saint Rose (3/1) and allowed four runs on five hits, while striking out six…recorded one of his best outings in 2014 against NSU (5/3) as he allowed one earned run on three hits, walked three with 8 K’s…finished the year with a 2-5 record…ranked 74th in the nation in hits allowed per nine innings and third in the SSC…Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll...SSC Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll...Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2013 (Junior): Tossed 30.2 innings in his third season with the Tars making 19 appearances, inlcuding one start against Felician (3/6)...matched a career-best six strikeouts against Felician in a career-best 6.1 innings of work...posted a 5.58 ERA with a 2-3 record and two saves...ranks seventh in the Sunshine State Conference in games finished, tied for 10th in saves and tied for 12th in appearances...named to Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2012 (Sophomore): Murray became the Tars' go-to guy out of the 'pen as he made 28 appearances in relief...the southpaw worked 36.1 innings, striking out 44 batters which ranked second on the team...he concluded his sophomore campaign with a 3.47 ERA and a 1-2 mark, earning a save on two occasions...his 28 appearances led the SSC while his 11 closing opportunities ranked tied for seventh...Murray tied his career-high of six strikeouts against Florida Tech (4/20) in game one of the doubleheader while tossing a career-high 5.0 innings...named to the 2012 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2011 (Freshman): The freshman made 14 appearances for the Tars, earning one start against St. Thomas (4/27)...ended the season with a 5.48 ERA, receiving the no decision in all appearances...registered 21 1/3 innings on the hill and recorded 13 strikeouts...debuted for Rollins against Bentley (2/21) where he threw one inning and gave up no hits or walks...pitched a career-high five innings against St. Thomas (4/27) and recorded a career-best six strikeouts...named to the SSC Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll and the Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
High School: Three sport athlete; earned 10 letters in baseball, football, and swimming...named to the Massachusetts State Baseball All-Star team...earned multiple postseason accolades during his prep career at Milford High School, including MHS Rookie of the Year, Milford Daily News First Team selections, Mid-Wach A All-Star team selection, and Worchester Telegram Honorable Mention selections...holds MHS school record in the 4x200 and 4x400 freestyle...tossed a perfect game versus Clinton as a member of the Milford Legion Baseball Post...threw a no-hitter during his sophomore and senior campaigns.
Personal: Born John William Murray, May 17, 1992 in Milford, Mass. to Emily and Brian Murray...two sisters, Alex and Leah...sister Alex played softball at Quinnipiac University...majoring in political science.