2018 All-ACC Second Team
2018 All-ACC Academic Team
2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2018 (Sophomore): Named to the all-ACC second team … Played in and started 54 games in left field for the Yellow Jackets … Missed four games due to an injury … Was second on the team and fifth in the ACC in hitting at .343 on the season … Recorded six home runs, three triples, 11 doubles and 27 walks … Drove in 39 RBIs and scored 47 runs on the year … Posted a .510 slugging percentage and a .410 on-base percentage on the season … Stole four bases, which was third on the team … Hit .327 with three home runs, two triples, five doubles, 22 RBIs and 28 runs scored in ACC play … Recorded a season-high 10-game hitting streak and a 17-game on-base streak for the year … Totaled 22 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games … Opened the season with a nine-game hitting streak … Registered a career-high four hits twice, recording four hits apiece in both games of the doubleheader sweep of Dartmouth (Feb. 24) … Also had a career-high with four runs and four RBIs in game one of the twin bill with Dartmouth (Feb. 24) … Hit two home runs in the win over Dartmouth (Feb. 24) … Also posted two doubles in the Friday night win over Dartmouth (Feb. 23) and in the series finale versus Virginia Tech (March 18) … Went 3-for-5 with an RBI and run scored in the loss on opening weekend to UConn (Feb. 18) … Was 2-for-3 with two walks in the road win at Georgia Southern (Feb. 20) … Went a combined 10-for-14 with two home runs, three doubles, seven RBIs, eight runs scored and a stolen base in the series sweep of Dartmouth (Feb. 23-24) … Had a single, an RBI and a stolen base in the shutout win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 27) … Was a combined 4-fo-11 with a double, two walks and two RBIs in the series win at home against Illinois-Chicago (March 2-4) … Led the Jackets at the plate going 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the series opener at No. 6 Clemson (March 9) … Exploded at the plate versus Virginia Tech (March 16-18) hitting 8-for-13 with two doubles, three RBIs and seven runs scored in the ACC series win … Was a perfect 2-for-2 with three walks and a run scored in the home win over No. 6 Auburn (March 20) … Went 4-for-15 with a double and four runs scored in the three-game series at No. 6 NC State (March 23-25) … Posted a triple in a 3-for-4 night with an RBI and a run scored in the home win over Georgia Southern … Scored four runs on two hits and two walks in the three-game series sweep of Miami (March 30-April 1) … Returned from injury to go 5-for-16 with a home run, a triple, a double, a walk, three RBIs and three runs scored in the three-game ACC series at Pittsburgh (April 13-15) … Was a combined 4-for-10 at the plate with a home run, three walks, four RBIs and two runs scored in the three-game conference road series at No. 8 North Carolina (April 20-22) … Was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the home loss to No. 20 Georgia (April 25) … Drove in five RBIs, on three hits, including a home run, in the Jackets’ series win over Wake Forest (April 27-29) … Went 5-for-14 with a home run, a double, three RBIs, five runs scored and a stolen base in the weekend series sweep of Radford (May 4-6) …Led Tech in game two of the three-game series at Virginia (May 12) with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored … Closed out the regular season going 4-for-13 with a triple, a walk, four RBIs and two runs scored in the ACC series win over No. 10 Duke (May 17-19) … An all-ACC academic team selection.
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.