From the Northeast Conference to The Show…

He won the 2013 NEC regular season batting title.  He was a first team all-NEC Shortstop.  He was the 2011 NEC Tournament MVP.  He is the FIRST NEC player taken in the 2013 MLB Draft…

Congratulations to Sacred Heart’s John Murphy for going to the New York Yankees organization in teh 6th Round with the 194th overall pick.

SHU SS John Murphy fields his position

SHU SS John Murphy fields his position


The coolest thing about Murphy’s selection may not be the fact that he was the first NEC player taken. After all, a congratulatory tweet from a decorated former Big League skipper has to rank as a top highlight for
Murphy.

During his MLB career, Bobby Valentine managed the Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, and most-notably the New York Mets, whom he directed to the 2000 World Series. Here’s what the former MLB manager and new SHU Athletic Director had to say…

Sacred Heart's new AD took to Twitter to congratulate John Murphy.

Sacred Heart’s new AD took to Twitter to congratulate John Murphy.

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