Ben Morgan - 2013
SOPHOMORE (2012): Hit .243/.323/.299 with eight doubles and 12 RBIs in 45 games... Made 42 starts between shortstop, second base and third base... Tallied a season-high three hits against Mercer (2/28)... Posted a season high two RBIs three times... Totaled a season-high five assists against Samford (5/5)... Drove in two runs on a seventh-inning single in the season opener against UT Martin (2/17)... Plated two runs against Georgia Tech (2/22)... Posted a five-game hit streak from March 11-18... Tallied two hits and scored two runs against Samford (5/5).
FRESHMAN (2011): Started 59 games between second base and shortstop... Averaged .239/.295/.298 with 13 doubles and 23 RBIs... Totaled 14 multi-hit games and 3 multi-RBI games... Tallied three RBIs against Furman (3/13) and Charleston Southern (5/17)... Tallied nine assists on defense against Charleston Southern (5/4) and at Appalachian State (5/21)... Posted three hits against N.C. Central (2/27), at Florida (3/8) and Furman (3/11)... Scored three runs against Furman (3/13)... Posted four-straight multi-hit games from March 8-13 and hit .588 with four RBIs.
PREP: Played for Head Coach Chris Wilkins at Greenbrier High School in Evans, Ga... Played four seasons on the Wolves’ varsity squad... Helped lead his team to a 2007 State Championship... Also played football at Greenbrier.
PERSONAL: Born Benjamin Swan Morgan on July 26, 1991 in Evans, Ga... Son of Robert and Beverly Morgan... Cousin, Jeffery Rowland, played for Georgia Tech from 2008-10 and was named First-Team All-ACC in 2009... Rowland was also drafted twice and signed with the Detroit Tigers after being selected in the 19th round of last year’s draft... Uncle, Garry Givens, pitched for Georgia Southern and was drafted in the 18th round of the 1978 draft... Givens was named All-Region after leading the 1978 squad in wins with 12.
MAJOR: Pre-Exercise Science.