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Russ Morgan
Russ Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Hartford, NY

High School:
Notre Dame High School

Weight:
195

Position:
Left Handed Pitcher

Bats/Throws:
Right/Left



1999: Made 12 starts, more than any other Purdue pitcher this season... went 2-6 with a 6.31 ERA... led the team in strikeouts (65) and innings pitched with 81 1/3... recorded a career-best 12 K?s against Wright State on 3/26... fanned 10 batters against Illinois State (3/13) in his following appearance... had strong eight innings of work against Rider, as he struck out eight and walked one... picked up wins at Iowa on 4/17 and Northern Illinois (3/27).
Alaska Summer League: Had an impressive 4-1 record with a 4.17 ERA in 10 appearances... tied for the team lead in wins and tied for the fewest losses... pitched 49 2/3 innings and recorded a team best 38 strikeouts.
1998: Had a team-best 5-2 record in 12 starts ... Purdue was 10-2 in games that Morgan started ... averaged 9.13 strikeouts per nine innings ... led the team with five wins, 67.0 innings pitched, 68 strikeouts, 12 starts and two complete games ... was 3-1 with 5.06 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 32.0 innings in Big Ten play ... named to the 7-Up Diamond Classic All-Tournament Team after striking out nine in eight innings in Purdue?s 10-4 win over Valparaiso (2/27) ... recorded career-high 10 strikeouts without walking a batter in 11-4 win over Penn State (5/10).
1997: Led team with two shutouts ... picked up first win of the season with six strong innings against Ball State (4/16), allowing five hits while fanning four ... tossed seven-hit shutout, striking out eight against Indiana State (4/22) ... threw four-hit shutout against IUPUI (5/12), fanning five while walking none.
Notre Dame High School: Compiled a 5-1 record with a 0.65 ERA while striking out 87 and allowing only seven hits in 51 innings during his senior season ... first team All-Central New York ... named Tri-Valley Player-of-the-Year ... played three years of varsity football ... high school coach was Jim LaFountain.
Personal: Parents are Russell and Susan Morgan ... has one brother, Jeremy ... studying in the school of liberal arts ... two letters.

Morgan's Career Stats

Yr.	G-GS	W-L	ERA	SV	CG	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO
1997	10-9	3-3	6.40	0	2	52.0	55	47	37	30	42
1998	12-12	5-2	4.97	0	2	67.0	73	46	37	28	68
1999	16-12	2-6	6.31	1	4	81.1	103	66	57	36	65
Totals	38-33	10-11	5.89	1	8	200.1	231	159	131	94	175