Marchant, Murphy honored by D3Baseball.com

Marchant, Murphy honored by D3Baseball.com

Manchester University placed two individuals on the D3Baseball.com preseason All-American teams, released Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Senior shortstop Corey Marchant (Fort Wayne, Ind.) was a second team selection, while senior utility player Bryce Murphy (Ossian, Ind.) was selected to the honorable mention squad. The duo returns after hitting .380 (Marchant) and .325 (Murphy) a year ago, while Murphy finished 8-3 on the mound with a 3.79 earned run average.

The pair was also among a group of Spartan players recognized by Collegiate Baseball News as "Players to Watch" in late December. MU opens the 2013 season with a six-game southern trip in Myrtle Beach, S.C., March 2-4.

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