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Hunter Morris
Hunter Morris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Grissom

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 208

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
10/07/1988

Experience:
2L

B-T:
L-R

Complete Bio in PDF Format

2009 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Hit .282 with seven doubles, 12 home runs and 33 RBI ... Starting first baseman in 46 games and has hit cleanup 31 times and third 14 times ... Raised his average from .217 on March 17 to .296 on April 29, collecting at least one hit in 25 out of 28 games ... Had an eight-game hitting streak in which he was 15-for-35 (.429) with three homers and seven RBI ... Had a very good opening series against Elon (5-for-13, 2 HR) before injuring his back lifting weights on an off day ... Was held out of five games since the injury and missed eight games at first base ... Had seven multi-RBI games this season ... Had a string where he hit one home run in four of five series (Tennessee through Vanderbilt) and now has 12 for the season ... Had a big final day in the series-clinching win over Vanderbilt, collecting two doubles and a home run, driving in two ... Hit a solo home run against Georgia State on April 7, finishing the game 1-for-3 ... Hit a solo home run in back-to-back wins over Georgia State and Bethune-Cookman ... Had a big week vs. South Alabama and South Carolina, going 8-for-20 (.400) with a double, a home run, three RBI and three runs scored ... Hit a solo home run in the first game and a two-run homer in the finale game of the LSU series ... Preseason First Team All-SEC selection by Baseball America, SEBaseball.com and Rivals.com ... Declined an invitation to the USA National Team Trials.

2008 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Hit a team-high .351 in 54 games, finishing second in home runs (11) and RBI (49) and tied for third in runs scored (42) ... Was second with 29 walks ... Carried a .400 batting average in SEC-only games into the final game before finishing at .393 ... Also had 10 doubles and seven home runs against league competition ... SEC Freshman of the Year ... All-SEC Second Team ... SEC All-Freshman Team ... Louisville Slugger, Baseball America and NCBWA Freshman All-American ... Hit safely in 44 out of 54 games and went hitless in consecutive games just once ... Had an extra-base hit in 24 games and was third on the team with a .597 SLG % (15 doubles, 2 triples, 11 home runs) ... Starting first baseman in first 42 game before missing the April 25 start in the field at Alabama due to injury ... DH'd in 12 of the final 14 games after that ... Had an eight-game hitting streak (12-for-31, .387) in which he collected four doubles and a homer, driving in nine RBI from May 2-15 ... Hit 11th homer of the season as part of back-to-back home runs with Mike Bianucci in the fifth inning in series opener at Ole Miss on May 9 ... Finished the Ole Miss series 5-for-10 with a double, home run and four RBI, scoring four runs ... Hit .367 in April with five doubles and a team-best six home runs, driving in a team-high 16 RBI while scoring 13 runs ... .750 slugging percentage led the team for the month, while his .458 on base percentage (nine walks, two hit by pitch) was second ... Had a five-game hitting streak from April 18-26 in which he went 7-for-17 (.412) with a double and two home runs ... Hit .364 (4-for-11) in series at Vanderbilt, collecting a double, two home runs and three RBI ... Second homer during the series was the second of back-to-back homers with Mike Bianucci ... Had a six-game hitting streak from April 6-13 (12-25, .480) in which he collected five multi-hit games, including four in a row, had 12 RBI and scored 10 runs ... Had four doubles and four homers during the streak ... Hit team-leading seventh homer to lead off the fifth against South Carolina on April 12 ... Hit a three-run homer in the eighth vs. South Carolina on April 13 to give him HRs in back-to-back games for first time in his career ... Finished the series with South Carolina 6-for-14 (.429) with three doubles, two homers and six RBI ... Had a career day at Arkansas on April 6 in 12-10, come-from-behind win, going 3-for-3 with a double, homer, two walks, scoring four runs and driving in three ... Hit a team-best .364 in March with four doubles, two triples and three home runs, driving in 18 RBI and scoring 16 runs ... Also drew 12 walks and had a .441 on-base percentage ... Had a 10-game hitting streak from March 9-23 (18-for-38, .474, two doubles, two home runs, seven walks, eight runs, eight RBI) ... Teamed with Joseph Sanders to drive in all seven of Auburn's runs runs in a 7-5 win over Kentucky on March 22 driving in three ... Finished the UK series hitting .667 ... Had a the first four-hit game of his career on March 15 at Florida, hitting a home run and driving in two runs ... Hit his first career home run in the second inning vs. East Tennessee State on February 25.

HIGH SCHOOL
Five-year varsity letterwinner at Grissom High School for Adam Moseley ... Career .470 hitter with 46 home runs and 198 RBI ... Four-time Huntsville City Player of the Year, North Alabama Super Metro Player of the Year and Alabama 6A All-State Player ... Member of Team USA's silver medal-winning team in the World Games in Cuba ... AFLAC, Rawlings, BCA and PlayStation All-American ... 2007 Sony PlayStation Offensive Player of the Year ... Second-round pick of the Boston Red Sox in the 2007 MLB Draft (84th overall) ... Three-time MVP for East Cobb Baseball ... Hit .476 as a senior with 13 home runs and 44 RBI while scoring 67 runs ... As a junior, hit .484 with 10 doubles, 12 home runs, 46 RBI and was 16-for-16 in stolen bases ... Hit a career-beset .496 as a sophomore with a career-high 55 RBI ... Also lettered for two years in basketball.

PERSONAL
Jeffrey Hunter Morris ... Son of Jeff and Linda Morris ... Has a sister, Kaitlin (17) ... Majoring in exercise science.