PAWTUCKET, R.I. – UMass Boston senior second baseman Dave Murphy (Plymouth, Mass.) has been named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week after helping lead the Beacons to a 20-1 season-opening victory over Lasell College in their only contest of the week.
Murphy was 3-for-5 for the day with four RBI and three runs scored. He had a pair of extra-base hits in the game, including an inside the park homerun in his first trip to the plate of the year.
Following that victory, UMass Boston moved from No. 3 to No. 1 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association/D3baseball.com Poll.