Murray Recognized by WBC for Play, Academics

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Tanner Murray

The Williams Baptist College baseball team had three players receive honors from the American Midwest Conference, including former Mohawk Tanner Murray. A total of 13 Eagles received honors for their academic success and on-field performances.

Ryan Shelton was honored as a First Team All-Conference selection as an outfielder. Shelton led the team this season with a .375 average. Catcher, and PHS grad, Tanner Murray was also honored as a Second Team All-Conference performer. Murray hit .316 this season with nine doubles, two home runs, 13 RBIs and two stolen bases. He also posted a .993 fielding percentage. Meanwhile, Braxton Rhodes received accolades as a Second Team All-Conference selection.

Twelve athletes were also named to the Academic All-Conference team. To qualify, a player must carry a 3.0 grade point average and have been at the respective institution for a year. Murray and Rhodes were joined on the list by Alex Camp, Tyler Cole, Ryan Cupp, Dalton Freshour, Brad Gilliam, Seth Hart, Morgan Hawley, Dalton Nilges, Brennan Pugh and Nick Scott.

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