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2011 Baseball Roster


Jay Morris

Class: SR-TR
Position: IF/OF
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195 pounds
Previous School: New Orleans
Hometown: Lacombe, La.

2011 (Senior): Played 20 games with 12 starts, primarily at first base and in the outfield, after transferring from New Orleans ... Held a .111 average with four runs scored, three doubles, a home run and 10 walks ... Picked up first career hit and home run in series finale against Portland (Feb. 20), ending the day 1-for-3 with a pair of runs batted in ... Went 1-for-2 with a walk and two RBI against Jacksonville State ... Posted a pair of walks and a run batted in against Austin Peay (April 6).

Prior to Middle Tennessee: 2010: Batted .248 with 29 hits and 15 RBI in 35 games as a junior at New Orleans ... Also scored 13 runs and received 14 base on balls.

2009: Led Privateers with a .362 average and finished with a .443 on-base percentage ... Was hitting .450 as late as April 7 and led team with 25 multi-hit games ... Hit two home runs, which came in a three-game stretch on April 21 against Tulane and April 25 versus Arkansas State ... Closed season with two hits in all three SBC games against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had three RBIs in a game five times.

2008: Did not see a lot of time during freshman season until late...Appeared in five of team's final six games and started three ... Went 2-for-5 in Sun Belt Tournament championship game against Western Kentucky ... Was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in NCAA Baton Rouge Regional win over Texas Southern ... Had at least one hit in all eight games in which he started and had multiple hits in five of those contests ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBIs despite loss on April 13 to WKU...Did not make an error in 24 total chances.

Mandeville HS: Was a four-time, first-team All-District pick and was an All-Metro selection as a senior at Mandeville High School ... Hit .480 during senior year and also went 11-1 as a pitcher.

Personal: Full name is Jay Michael Morris ... Born on March 10, 1988 ... Son of Michael and Lynn Morris ... Has a younger sister, Kaite ... Cousin, Blake Bennett, plays for Tulane ... Majoring in business.



2009 Game-by-Game Stats
2010 Game-by-Game Stats
2011 Game-by-Game Stats