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Morgan McKeever
Morgan  McKeever

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Sahuaro HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
UTIL

Experience:
3L

B-T:
L-R

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

04/19/2015

Softball vs Middle TN - Game 1

Softball vs Middle TN - Game 1

04/19/2015

Softball vs Middle TN - Game 2

Softball vs Middle TN - Game 2

03/25/2015

Softball vs MS State

Softball vs MS State

03/25/2015

Softball vs MS State - Game 2

Softball vs MS State - Game 2

02/14/2015

Softball vs Arkansas Pine Bluff

Softball vs Arkansas Pine Bluff

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.

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