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#23 Max Murphy
Position: OF
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Robbinsdale, Minn.
High School: Robbinsdale Cooper H.S.
Major: Sociology
Experience: 2 Letters
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Max Murphy
Courtesy: BradleyBraves.com
Release: 06/11/2014

Honors and Awards
MLB First-Year Player Draft:  2014 (Minnesota Twins 9th round, signed)
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American:
2012 (OF)

All-MVC: 2014 (2nd Team, OF)
MVC All-Defense: 2014 (OF)
MVC All-Tournament: 2014 (OF)
Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week: March 3, 2014
NCAA National Player of the Week: March 4, 2014
MVC Player of the Week: March 3, 2014
Bradley Baseball A.J. Robertson Award (MVP): 2014
Bradley Baseball Kirby Puckett Gold Glove: 2014
Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Gary Henschen Player of the Year: 2012
GLSCL All-League: 2012 (1st Team)
Perfect Game GLSCL Top 30 Prospects: 2012 (#1)
Baseball America GLSCL Top Prospects: 2012 (#5)
GLSCL All-Star: 2012
MVC Honor Roll: 2013
Bradley Athletic Director's Honor Roll: Spring '12, Fall '12

Max Murphy Career Statistics

At Bradley (2012-14)
Murphy was the only Bradley player to play in all 55 games during the 2012 season, starting all 55 in center field ... Was on base in each of the first 38 games of his career, enjoying a pair of team-best 11-game hitting streaks during the run ... Has climbed into a tie for sixth on Bradley's all-time home run list with 27 career dingers ... His 12 home runs during the 2014 campaign were the most by a Brave in a single season since Matt Gecan's 16 homers in 2001 ... Earned the Louisville Slugger and NCAA national player-of-the-week award after March 3, 2014, primarily in recognition of his three home runs in a game March 1, 2014 versus Dayton ... Made appearances in ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays segment two nights in the row during the 2012 State Farm MVC Tournament: No. 9 May 22, 2012 with a diving catch in the right centerfield gap in the ninth inning versus Missouri State and No. 6 May 23, 2012 with a running, over-the-shoulder catch on the centerfield warning track in the eighth inning versus Southern Illinois ... His first career hit was a home run Feb. 17, 2012 at Kennesaw State ... Murphy's 114 RBI's through three seasons rank third all-time in Bradley history for the most RBI's by a three-year player - Sean Watkins, 146 (1993-95) and Jacob Schaffer, 139 (1995-97).

High School
Max played baseball, soccer and football at Robbinsdale Cooper High School, where he also plays the alto saxophone in the marching band ... Played baseball for head coach Tim Palm, where he earned 5-AAA all-section honors as a freshman in 2008.

Personal
The son of Mic and Beth Murphy, Murphy is from Robbinsdale, Minn. ... Majoring in sociology, Murphy has twice earned a spot on the Bradley Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

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