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UC Irvine outfielder named to trophy watch list

Senior outfielder Matt Morris has been named to the Dick Howser Trophy watch list, an annual award given to the…

April 30, 2007

Senior outfielder Matt Morris has been named to the Dick Howser Trophy watch list, an annual award given to the top player in collegiate baseball. Morris currently tops the team and is among the top hitters in the Big West Conference with a .372 batting average. The award is sponsored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in memory of the Florida State University All-America shortstop and major league player and manager who died of brain cancer in 1987. Criteria for consideration include on-field performance, leadership and moral character. The winner will be named at the College World Series, June 15.