7
Morgan McKeever
Morgan  McKeever

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Sahuaro HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

B-T:
L-R

04/17/2016

Softball vs North Texas - Sunday

Softball vs North Texas - Sunday

02/24/2016

Softball vs Ole Miss

Softball vs Ole Miss

02/17/2016

Softball vs Alabama State

Softball vs Alabama State

02/14/2016

Softball vs Lipscomb

Softball vs LIpscomb

02/13/2016

Softball vs Belmont

Softball vs Belmont

Conference USA All-Freshman (2013)
Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2014-15)
Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2013-14)

2015 (Junior): Ranked 18th in the NCAA (second in Conference USA) in toughest to strikeout ... Named to the 2014-15 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Only player on the team to play and start in all 52 games on the season ... Batted .341 on the season, going 56-for-164 with five doubles, two triples, 28 runs scored and 17 RBI ... Drew 13 walks and was hit by a pair of pitches for a .394 on-base percentage to go along with a .396 slugging percentage ... Struck out just six times in 182 plate appearances (.033) with just three Ks in Conference USA play ... Primarily used as a leadoff hitter, batting a team-high .532 (33-for-62) when leading off an inning ... Led the team in batting average, on-base percentage, runs scored, hits, triples, total bases, total plate appearances, at bats, games played, games started and multiple hit games ... Reached base safely in 43 of 52 games (.827) and 46 games overall (.885), boasting a team-best 22-game reached base safely streak ... Recorded base hits in 35 of 52 games (.673), recording a team-long 13-game hitting streak ... Hit .511 (23-for-45) during 13-game hitting streak with four doubles, 11 runs scored, six RBI, five walks and just one strikeout ... Notched a season-high three hits six times against Southeastern Louisiana, Detroit, Alcorn, North Texas, Mississippi State and UTEP ... Scored a season-best three runs against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Alcorn and UTEP, while adding a pair of runs scored against UTSA, North Texas and UTEP ... Had a season-high two RBI against Southeastern Louisiana, Detroit, Mississippi State and UTEP ... Recorded doubles against Incarnate Word, UTSA, Alcorn, North Texas and Louisiana Tech, while notching triples against Mississippi State and UTEP ... Raised average to .354 in league play, going 28-for-79 with three doubles, a triple, four runs batted in, 14 runs scored, five walks and a hit by pitch to go along with a .400 on-base percentage and .418 slugging percentage.

2014 (Sophomore): Ranked 132nd in the NCAA and fifth in Conference USA in toughest to strikeout ... Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... One of just two players to play and start all 53 games on the season ... Batted .235 on the year, going 35-for-149 with seven doubles, a triple, 24 runs scored, 17 RBI and 18 walks ... Struck out just 10 times in 170 plate appearances ... Led the team in runs scored, walks, sacrifice flies, total plate appearances, at bats, games played and games started; and ranked in the top five on the team in hits, runs batted in, doubles, triples, total bases, sacrifice bunts and assists ... Recorded six multiple hit games with three multiple RBI games ... Had a season-high two hits against Detroit (2x), Alcorn State, Florida Atlantic, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Troy ... Scored a season-best two runs against Detroit (2x), Texas Southern, UTEP and UTSA ... Recorded a season-high three RBI against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, while driving in two runs against Troy (2x) ... Notched a season-best two doubles against Detroit while also hitting two-baggers against No. 13 Florida State, Detroit (2x), Texas Southern and UTSA ... Registered a triple against Detroit ... Had a season-long five-game hitting streak and an eight-game reached base streak.

2013 (Freshman): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Played in all 55 games, making 54 starts ... Recorded a .269 batting average, going 45-for-167 with seven doubles, a triple, two home runs, 23 runs scored and 21 RBI ... Second on the team with a .353 on-base percentage and .359 slugging percentage ... Led the team with nine multiple hit games ... Second on the team with five multi-RBI games ... Tallied a season-best three hits in two games -- Fresno State and Marshall ... Also had multiple hits against Cal State Fullerton (first collegiate game), Jacksonville State, Ole Miss, Northwestern State, Louisiana Tech, Troy and Memphis ... Had a season-high three RBI against Marshall, while adding a pair of RBI against UC Riverside, Ole Miss and Troy (2x) ... Notched doubles against UC Davis, Fresno State, Louisiana Tech, Appalachian State, Marshall, Troy and UCF with a triple against UC Davis and home runs against Sam Houston State and Marshall.

High School: Four-year letter winner at Sahuaro High School in Tucson, Ariz. ... Helped the Cougars advance to the postseason four consecutive years ... Named First Team All-State and First Team All-Region as a junior and senior ... Tabbed All-Southern Arizona as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Batted .561 as a senior, going 60-for-107 with 21 doubles, five triples, four home runs, 36 runs scored, 47 runs batted in, while slugging .963 and adding 10 stolen bases ... Team captain (two years) and four-time Offensive MVP ... Regional Player of the Year as a junior ... Participated in the AIA All-Star Game ... Also played volleyball ... Played travel ball with the Desert Thunder, helping the team to the ASA 18U Gold National Championship with a .333 average in eight games.

Personal: Full name is Morgan Taylor McKeever ... Daughter of Shaun and Cary McKeever ... Has an older sister, Meg, and an older brother, Drew ... Born on Feb. 4 in Tucson, Ariz. ... Majoring in marine biology.

Follow Southern Miss Softball:    

  • Apple Watch
    Blog
    Official App
    Academics
    Seymours Sidekicks
    Team Shop
  • Auctions
    Book Flights
    Official App
    Panoramic Photo
    License Plates