Southern Miss snapped an 11-game losing streak to UAB with a win in the first game of a doubleheader.
Conference USA All-Freshman (2013)
2014 (Sophomore): Ranked 132nd in the NCAA and fifth in Conference USA in toughest to strikeout ... 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.