2018-19 Baseball Roster
#27 Brian Morrell
Weight 184 lbs.
Hometown Shoreham, NY
High School Shoreham-Wading River
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019):
- Made two appearances during his sophomore campaign with the Irish
- Playing summer ball with the Wisconsin Woodchucks in the Northwoods League
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018):
- Made 6 appearances on the season
- Set career highs with 1.1 innings pitched and 2 strikeouts against Clemson
PREP AND PERSONAL:
- Earned five varsity letters in baseball at Shoreham Wading River High School.
- Rated the No. 3 overall prospect in New York and the No. 2 Right handed pitcher by Perfect Game.
- Hit .409 with 26 home runs and 124 RBI in his career.
- Accumulated 213.0 innings pitched while totaling 295 strikeouts and 23 wins with a 1.15 career ERA.
- Broke a Long Island, New York, record of 6 career no-hitters.
- Named four-time All-State, two-time Newsday Long Island Player of the Year and was a two-time recipient of the prestigious Carl Yastrzemski Award.
- Was chosen as 2015 Underclass High Honorable Mention All-American, 2016 Underclass second-team All-American and 2017 Rawlings third-team All-American by Perfect Game. Also was named to the first-team Northeast All-Region Team.
- Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 35th round of the 2017 MLB Draft.
- Born in Port Jefferson, New York to Brian and Toni Jo Morrell.
- Has two sisters, Alexandria and Taylor, and one brother, Michael.
- Attended Shoreham Wading River High School.
- Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.