Notes Capped his four-year career with a strong senior season...hit at a .282 clip as a senior, pushing his career batting average to a .245 mark...played in 115 career games, making 71 starts (56 at second base, 14 at third base, one as designated hitter)...registered a career .399 on-base percentage.
2009 Played in 53 games, making 51 starts (49 at second base, two at third base)...had a career season, batting .282 with 13 doubles, three triples, two home runs, 40 runs and 30 RBI...led the Bruins with a .434 on-base percentage and 17 hit-by-pitches...also finished second on the ballclub with 31 walks...stole six bases in 12 attempts...collected 14 multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI efforts...had a career-high three hits in four games...also recorded a career-high three RBI twice - went 2-for-6 with three RBI, including a game-winning two-RBI double to left field in a 7-3 victory at San Diego State (April 14); also had three RBI in a 2-for-3 effort, including one double and one run, in an 8-3 win over UC Irvine (April 7)...went 2-for-4 in each of two home games against Long Beach State (April 28, May 12)...went 5-for-12 (.417) with three RBI and three runs in a three-game Pac-10 series sweep of Washington (April 17-19)...went 3-for-5 with one RBI and one stolen base in the series finale at Washington State (April 5), leading UCLA to a 9-5 victory...was 6-for-12 (.500) in a three-game series at East Carolina, totaling two doubles and six runs - went 2-for-5 with one double in the second game of a doubleheader (March 13); was 3-for-3 with one home run and two runs in the series finale (March 14)...went 5-for-8 (.625) with two walks and two hit-by-pitches in three games at Oklahoma (March 6-8) - was 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI and one run in the series finale at Oklahoma (March 8)...was 3-for-4 with one double, two RBI and one run in a 10-inning loss to Rice in the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park (Feb. 27)...went 2-for-4 with his first career home run, one double and two runs at UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 24).
2008 Played in 15 games, making one start at second base at Oregon State (May 10)...scored one run in UCLA's 11-8 loss at Cal State Fullerton in the Fullerton Regional (June 1)...went 1-for-1 against Saint Mary's (March 7)...stole one base in the Pac-10 series opener at Arizona, a 4-3, 10-inning UCLA victory (March 28)....logged a career-high five at-bats in his start at second base at Oregon State...has seen the majority of his action as a pinch-hitter and pinch-runner late in ballgames.
2007 Played in 29 games, starting 13 games (12 at third base, one as designated hitter)...posted a .244 batting average (10-for-41) with nine runs scored, five walks and eight hit-by-pitches...tallied two multi-hit games; hit 2-for-2 with one hit-by-pitch and one sacrifice bunt against San Diego State (March 17)...finished 2-for-4 in UCLA's 8-3 victory against Pacific (March 26)...hit 1-for-1 with one walk and scored twice in game two at Arizona State (May 12).
2006 Played in 18 games, making six starts at second base...went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit single and one run scored against UNLV (March 14)...notched his first career hit with an RBI double down the left-field line against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 26)...notched his first career start against Fresno State (Feb. 4).
High School Named the Los Angeles Times 2005 All-Southeast/South Coast Region Player of the Year...also earned All-CIF Southern Section Division II first-team honors in 2004 and 2005...was a four-time All-San Gabriel Valley League selection...gained San Gabriel Valley League MVP accolades in 2005...named to the 2004 Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team...Named team captain, and the Gahr High School Athlete of the Year...compiled a .579 batting average as a junior...posted a .516 batting average as a senior; also tallied 40 RBI, 45 runs scored, 11 triples and 37 bases.
Personal Full name: Edward James Murray...born Aug. 13, 1987 in Newburg, N.Y...Eddie is one of Brian and Lily Murray's three children (sisters, Iris and Grace)...Iris plays on the women's volleyball team at Long Beach State...undeclared major.
Career Highs At-bats - 6 at San Diego State (4/14/09) Runs - 2 (10 times), last vs. Arizona (3/28/09) Hits - 3 (four times), last at Washington State (4/5/09) RBI - 3 (twice), last at San Diego State (4/14/09) Doubles - 1 (14 times), last at Oregon (5/2/09) Home Runs - 1 (twice), last at East Carolina (3/14/09)