2008 (Junior): Appeared in 37 games, starting four...batted .235 with eight hits in 34 at bats...drove in three runs.
Junior College: Played two seasons at Cuesta College in Templeton, California...hit. 334 (115-344) with 51 RBI, including 34 stolen bases...as a sophomore in 2007, hit .342 with 33 RBI and 17 stolen bases...was named the team MVP after leading the squad in hits...named First Team All-Conference...as a freshman in 2006, hit .321 with 18 RBI and 17 steals...helped lead the team to the conference title, earning First Team All-Conference honors.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Templeton High School in Templeton, California...earned four letters in baseball and three in basketball...was a four-time First Team All-League selection...helped lead Templeton to CIF titles in 2003 and 2004.
Personal: A BIS major focusing on sociology and education...son of Michael and Julie Murphy of Templeton, California...has two sisters, Tina and Christi, and one brother, Charlie...enjoys playing Guitar Hero...says Seinfeld is his favorite TV show...lists Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies as his favorite athlete...full name is Michael Channing Murphy...born July 30, 1987 in Templeton, California.
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Career Batting Stats at Arizona State: