2006: Started all 17 games he appeared in on the mound and played in 18 games as a position player as a sophomore, including six starts as the designated hitter...named first-team All-Conference USA and All-Louisiana as a pitcher after leading the team in ERA (3.51), strikeouts (125), innings pitched (118.0) and opponent batting average (.222) while ranking second on the club in wins (eight)...finished tied for second in C-USA in games started and strikeouts looking (40), third in total strikeouts and innings pitched, fifth in opponent batting average, eighth in ERA and ninth in wins...posted double-digit strikeout totals on five occasions, including three 11-punch contests and a career-best 13 while allowing just two hits in a complete-game effort against Stephen F. Austin (4/21)...did not allow an earned run three times...paced Tulane with a 9.53 strikeout-per-nine-inning average and ranked second with a 3.21 strikeout-to-walk ratio...fanned 11 and did not allow a walk in an 8.0-inning start against UCF (4/14)...in limited time at the plate, hit .227 (5-for-22) with a pair of RBI and six walks...named Pitcher of the Week four times, including back-to-back weeks by C-USA on April 17 and 24...off the diamond, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2005: Utility athlete played appeared in 29 games on the mound and four as a position player as a true freshman...all pitching performances came in relief and started four games as the designated hitter...earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors after ranking second on the team in saves (five) and appearances (26), and fifth in wins (six)...paced the Green Wave bullpen with a in ERA (2.72), strikeouts (42) and opponent batting average (.250), while ranking second in innings pitched (36.1)...posted a 10.4 strikeout-per-nine average...finished tied for fifth in C-USA in games finished (23), ninth in games in relief, and tied for ninth in saves and appearances...had 11 multiple-strikeout games, including a career-best four at USF (4/24) when he tossed a season-long 3.2 frames...did not allow an earned run in 21 games and no hits on six occasions...opened the ear with 12.0 scoreless innings...as a position hitter, posted a two-hit showing vs. East Carolina, and had a two RBI and a double vs. Marist (3/5).
Summer Ball: Played for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2005 and 2006...in 2005, used primarily on the mound where he went 1-2 with three saves, a 3.71 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 17.0 innings...also posted a pair of hits and three walks in limited time offensively...in 2006, pitched in nine games - including two starts - when he tied for the team lead in wins (three) to go with 16 strikeouts in 17.2 innings of work.
High School: Three-year letterman at Clements High for coach Herb Espinosa...rated No. 14 prospect out of the state of Texas going into the 2004 MLB draft and rated a Top 50 Prospect by Collegiate Baseball, was selected in the 25th round by the Milwaukee Brewers...named District 20-5A MVP all three years, and earned first-team all-state, All-Greater Houston and all-district honors his final two seasons as a prepster...helped the Rangers finish as Region 3 semifinalists as a sophomore and junior, and win the district title as a senior...from the mound, went 29-4 for his career and showed good power at the plate with 25 home runs...as a senior, hit .400 with 11 home runs and 45 RBI while going 13-0 from the mound with a 0.57 ERA and 112 strikeouts...as a junior, went 11-1 with a 1.88 ERA and 94 strikeouts from the mound while hitting .430 with nine homers and 46 RBI at the plate...went 5-3 as a sophomore, and belted five homers...named Outstanding Pitcher at the 2003 WWBA World Showcase...off the diamond, was member of Texas Scholars.
Personal: Born Sean Michael Morgan on Jan. 15, 1986 in Madison, Wis...son of Gavino and JoMarie Zàrate...has one sister, Marisa Morgan...majoring in media arts.
|Year||Avg|| GP/GS||AB|| R|| H|| 2B || 3B ||HR || RBI || TB || SLG%|| BB || HBP||SO|| OB% ||SF ||SH || SB/AT ||PO || A|| E|| FLD%|
|2005||.158||7/4||19||5||3||2||0||0||2||5||.263||2||0||2||.238||0||0||1/ 1 ||2||7||1||.900|
|2006||.227||18/6||22||1||5||0||0||0||2||5||.227||6||1||11||.414||0||0||0/ 0 ||4||10||1||.933|
|Career|| .195||25/10||41||6||8||2||0||0||4||10||.244||8||1||13||.340||0||0|| 1/ 1 ||6||17||2||.920|
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