Georgia Tech baseball’s fall practice and the White vs. Gold World Series positive steps to growth in 2018
Georgia Tech baseball wrapped up its 2017 White vs. Gold World Series with the White Team winning on Friday to take the 2-1 series win
Georgia Tech baseball’s 2017 White vs. Gold World Series is now tied at 1-1
Georgia Tech baseball will close out the 2017 regular season with four games at home next week
Georgia Tech baseball will return to action against Duke tomorrow at 1 p.m.
2017 (Freshman): Played in 47 games, making 45 starts as a true freshman … Saw time in left field as well as at designated hitter … Played a majority of the season with a broken bone in his hand … Hit .267 with two home runs, a triple and eight doubles … Amassed 44 hits on the year … Drove in 24 RBIs and scored 19 runs … Also recorded seven sacrifice bunts, five sacrifice flies and three stolen bases … Picked up four outfield assists from left field on the season … Recorded 13 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games, both of which were tied for fifth on the team … Also registered a season-high six-game hitting streak on the season … Made his first career start and picked up his first career hit in the season-opener versus BYU (Feb. 17) … Hit safely in each of the first six games of his career at Tech … Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in the win over Marshall (Feb. 18) and 2-for-4 with a run scored in the home win against Western Michigan (Feb. 19) on opening weekend … Picked up a double in the road win at Georgia Southern (Feb. 21) … Was a combined 3-for-8 with a home run, a walk, five RBIs and three runs scored in the three-game series with Youngstown State (Feb. 24-26) … Went 4-for-13 with a double, a hit by pitch, an RBI and two runs scored in the series win over Belmont (Mar. 3-5) … Was 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, three RBIs and two runs scored in the series finale at Miami (Mar. 12) … Went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the 2-0 win over No. 12 Oklahoma (Mar .14) … Was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBIs in the series finale at Wake Forest (Mar. 26) … Went 2-for-5 at the plate with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the road win at Mercer (Mar. 28) … Was a combined 3-for-9 with a walk and three RBIs in the three-game ACC road series at Notre Dame (April 7-9) … Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt and an RBI sacrifice fly in the third game of the three-game series against No. 2 Louisville (April 15) … Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base in the home win over Mercer (April 18) and 2-for-4 with a double and a walk in the road win at Virginia Tech (April 21) … Went a combined 4-for-9 with three RBIs and two runs scored in the series sweep of Pittsburgh (May 6-8) … Was 4-for-11 overall with a triple, a double, two RBIs and three runs scored in the road series at Duke (May 12-14).
Before Tech: Four-year letter award winner at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy under coaches Larry Redwine, Jeff Keith and Cody Leichman … Was a two-time team captain … Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 1 outfielder in the Class of 2016 for the state of Ohio … A 2016 Perfect Game/Rawlings honorable mention all-American selection … A 2016 Perfect Game central all-region second team honoree … A 2015 Perfect Game underclass third-team all-American and a 2014 underclass honorable mention all-American … An Under Armour preseason all-American selection in 2016 … A Prep Baseball Report first-team all-state selection and the PBR Player of the Year … Tabbed the conference player of the year and was named to the first-team all-conference team his senior season … Named to the all-city first team in 2016 and the all-region first team … Was also tabbed the SWOBCA Player of the Year … Led his high school team to four-straight conference championships and four-straight district team championships from 2013 to 2016 … Also guided his team to a regional championship and a state championship runner-up finish as a sophomore in 2014 … Played in the East-West All-Star Game … Holds the career high school record at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in RBIs, triples and career games played at the varsity level … He is also tied for the academy’s career home run record … Also lettered for two years on the football team … Played summer baseball for the Midland Redskins … Was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Chase Raymond Murray … Born on June 3, 1998 in Cincinnati, Ohio … Son of Les and Angie Murray … Has an older brother named Cameron who played baseball at Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia and is now at Youngstown State University … Father, Les, played football in college … Started playing baseball at the age of three … Chose Tech because of the baseball program, its prestigious academics and the coaching staff … Intends to major in business administration.