Kirchner on Marr: "Morgan emerged as our number one pitcher last year and gave us many quality innings. We expect her to maintain her competitive nature, to have learned from another season of SEC ball and to get us many ground ball outs."
2001 - Named NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete... Career ERA and opponent batting average are second all-time at UK... Is third on the UK career appearances (59), innings pitched (291.1) and starts (47) lists... 101 career strikeouts is fourth most in UK history... Started 31 games, going the distance 23 times... Made 37 appearances... Pitched 195.2 innings... Struck out 66 batters... Season ERA was fifth lowest in school history... 17 wins is second highest individual win total in school history... Collected 81 assists... Won five consecutive starts from Feb. 24 - March 10... Allowed just two hits to Liberty in 3-1 win (2/25/01)... Allowed a run on four hits in 4-1 victory over Georgia (3/7/01 - game 1)... Is on pace to graduate in May, 2002... Inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society, the Golden Key National Honor Society and the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive semester... Received the Panhellenic Academic Excellence Award.
2000 - Made 22 appearances... Struck out 35 opponents... Pitched 95.2 innings... Recorded 42 assists... Fielding percentage of .979 was third highest on team... Struck out six batters versus Alabama... Struck out seven batters in five innings against South Carolina... Named an NFCA Academic All-America.
High School - Four-year letter winner at James Madison High School... Led James Madison to the District Championship 1996-98 and the Regional Championship in 1996 and 1998... Named Region and District Player of the Year in 1998 and 1999... All-State and all-district selection 1996-99... Named All-Region MVP in 1996... Selected to the All-Region Tournament Team 1996-99... Lettered four years on the dance team.
Personal - Full name is Morgan Ashley Marr... Born May 11, 1981... Parents are James and Barbara Marr... Lists pitching a perfect game in the first-round of the playoffs and registering 18 consecutive strikeouts as her most memorable moment in sports... Chose UK because of the academics and the tutoring program... Chose the Wildcats over Georgia, Georgia Tech, Hofstra, Notre Dame, Rutgers, Villanova and Virginia.
Q&A with Marr