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McKenzie Murray
McKenzie  Murray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longmont, Colo.

High School:
Longmont

Height:
5-10

Position:
P

04/11/2015

SATURDAY SWEEP: Red Storm Sweeps Providence In Grand Fashion

Junior Carly Williams hits grand slam to seal Saturday afternoon sweep.

04/08/2015

Steady Offense Leads Red Storm To 9-2 Win Over Stony Brook

St. John's combines for 12 hits to earn eighth-consecutive victory.

03/27/2015

St. John's Kicks Off BIG EAST Action With Three-Game Road Series With Butler

Red Storm looking for its first road victory of the season.

03/24/2015

St. John's To Host LIU Brooklyn In Midweek Showdown on ESPN3

Red Storm returns to action for first nationally televised game of the season.

03/20/2015

Defending Champion DePaul Comes To Queens For BIG EAST Tournament Rematch

St. John's to host Blue Demons in three-game series to kick off conference action.

12/11/2014

2015 Season Preview

2015 Season Preview

05/03/2015

Senior Day vs. Villanova

2015 Senior Day game against Villanova on May 3, 2015.

04/15/2015

St. John's vs. Iona

St. John's softball vs. Iona on April 15, 2015.

03/02/2015

2015 California Spring-Break Trip

Photos from the San Diego Classic on Feb. 27 - March 1, 2015.

02/20/2015

USF Presidents Day Weekend Tournament

An inside look at the USF Presidents Day Weekend Tournament in Tampa, Florida, from Feb. 13-15, 2015. (Photos courtesy of Jason Roberts/Envision Sports Media)

As a junior in 2017: Pitched in 25 games with 10 starts coming in the circle … went 8-2 (T-7 in BIG EAST) with a 2.81 ERA, which ranked third in the conference … ranked No. 9 in the nation with five saves … recorded 62 strikeouts over 79.2 innings of work … tossed three complete games and two shutouts … 3.20 ERA during league action was good for sixth in the conference … finished league play with two wins, three saves and 23 strikeouts over 30.2 innings … landed on the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Feb. 13, March 13, April 17 … fanned six in a complete-game victory against Delaware (Feb. 11) … matched a career-high with 10 strikeouts in a shutout victory against Morehead State (March 4) … struck out six over five scoreless innings to shutout Butler on the road (April 16) … registered six strikeouts and allowed only four hits over seven scoreless innings to dominate Fordham (May 3) in a 3-0 win.

As a sophomore in 2016: Received Second Team All-BIG EAST Honors after going 4-0 with a league-best 1.51 ERA in conference play ... pitched in 18 games with 11 starts in the circle ... went 7-4 with seven complete games and three shutouts in 78.0 innings of work ... finished first on the team and second in the league with a 2.60 ERA ... recorded 56 strikeouts and held opposing teams to a .249 batting average ... threw a complete game with four strikeouts against LIU Brooklyn (Feb. 12) ... tossed a complete game shutout with five strikeouts in a win over Saint Peter's (April 6) ... picked up BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week honors after going 2-0 with seven strikeouts and surrendered one run over 12.0 innings of work against DePaul (April 23-24) ... struck out a career-high 10 batters and did not allow an earned run in a complete-game win against Creighton (April 30) to earn BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week ... tossed a complete game one-hitter against Villanova in the BIG EAST Semifinals (May 13) ... named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team ... member of the 2015-16 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

As a freshman in 2015: Appeared in 16 games with seven starts on the mound … finished season with a 2.86 ERA (second on team) for a 5-3 record with three complete games in 49.0 innings of work … registered 24 strikeouts while holding opponents to a .295 batting average … picked up first intercollegiate win after pitching 1.2 innings of hitless relief, allowing only one run while striking out three against Presbyterian (Feb. 6) … recorded a complete game victory in first college start going 7.0 innings and allowing one earned run against Maryland Eastern Shore (Feb. 8) … member of the 2014-15 BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... recognized as a 2014-15 NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

Before St. John's: Played four years of varsity softball ... named all-conference in 2011 and 2013 ... posted a 3.65 ERA with 78 strikeouts in 71 innings of work in the fall of 2013 ... was named the Player of the Game on Aug. 22, 2014, after going 3-for-4 with five RBIs, two runs, a double and a home run to lead the Trojans to an 11-5 victory over Centaurus High School ... At Longmont High named All-Conference 2011 and 2013 and All-Academic 2010-2013 ... Played for the highly competitive Triple Crown Sports Stars travel team from 2011-14.

Personal: McKenzie Rae Murray ... Born on Feb. 27, 1996 in Longmontm, CO. ... Daughter of Dan Murray and Michelle Baker ... Stepfather is Todd Henry ... setpmother is Kathy Neu ... Majoring in Biology. 

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Career Highs
Innings Pitched: 7.0, nine times, last at Fordham (5/3/17)
Strikeouts: 10, two times, last vs. Morehead State (3/4/17)
Fewest Earned Runs (CG): 0, eight times, last at Fordham (5/3/17)
Fewest Hits (CG): 1, last Villanova (5/13/16)

Murray Up Close...  
Age you started playing softball: 11 years old
Favorite T.V. show: Game of Thrones
Favorite Pregame Song:  Formation - Beyonce 
Favorite Food: Bread 
Most Memorable Softball Moment: "Winning the BIG EAST tournament in 2015"
Best Piece Of Softball Advice Ever Received: "I just don't care. I will succeed." - Kaitlyn Gentert

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