Penn Murfee - 16
Career Game Highs
COACH CORBIN QUOTE: Penn is a third generation Vanderbilt student-athlete who has always had a tremendous love for the school and our program. His game continues to accelerate every time that he is on the field. He has very smooth infield defensive skills with offensive abilities that will allow him to run and hit with strength.
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 swims 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 football player Wilson Johnson... Uses resilient as the one word to describe him... Says Joseph Gordon-Levitt would play him in a movie... Chose Vanderbilt because of "great academics, great baseball and Coach Corbin."