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COACH CORBIN QUOTE:Penn continues to grow as a player in numerous ways after using his first year to redshirt. He possesses good athleticism with a strong arm and is capable of playing several infield positions while also giving us more depth in the outfield. He has really come on as an offensive player as he experienced a lot of growth during the summer and took it with him this fall. Hea?TMs a high achiever as a student.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played for historic Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville... Team finished as state runner-up in 2013... Named first team All-State as a senior... Lettered in baseball, basketball and swimming and diving... Finished fifth at the state diving meet in 2013... Played summer ball with teammates Karl Ellison and Jordan Sheffield... High school teammates with Brennan Washington (Belmont) and Myles Pasley (Evansville).
ACADEMICS - Murfee was named to the 2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. Murfee is undecided on a major.
PERSONAL - William Penn Murfee... Born 5/2/94 in Nashville... Son of John and Alison... Has one brother, Jack... Father swam at Vanderbilt and brother swam at Virginia... Favorites include Dustin Pedroia (baseball player), Atlanta Braves (baseball team), Call of Duty 4 (video game), Layer Cake and Fight Club (movies), Emma Watson and Tom Hardy (actress and actor), steak and potatoes (meal), Wu Tang Clan (musicians), Taco Bell (late night snack), Florida (vacation spot)... Roommates with Ro Coleman... Says Joseph Gordon-Levitt would play him in a movie... Chose Vanderbilt because of â?oegreat academics, great baseball and Coach Corbin.â??