Murray State College sophomore baseball player and Dayton, Ohio native Troy Black committed to continuing his education and baseball career at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. earlier this month.
Murray State College sophomore baseball player J.T. Watt committed to further his education and baseball career at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Ark. earlier this month.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Team, comprised of players representing 22 colleges from 11 states across all three divisions of NJCAA baseball and coached by Murray State’s own Zach Crabtree, walked away from the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series in Wichita, Kan. with a 3-1 record and the 2016 Sportsmanship Award. In a tweet from series’ organizers, the national team received kudos for “…..displaying wonderful sportsmanship on and off the field!”
Murray State College Baseball Coach Zach Crabtree has been named head coach for this year’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Team
Murray State College alumnus John Hayes has been drafted by the Detroit Tigers. Hayes was drafted in round 25 (745th overall) of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft.