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Attended Roanoke College in the fall of 2007 and Middlesex Community College in the spring of 2008 before enrolling at Eastern in the fall of 2008… maintained four years of eligibility…

Coach Holowaty: “Jeff is another kid who I think is a sleeper. He’s got to keep developing, and if he does,  I think he’ll be able to help us out in the varsity program.  It all depends on if he can step up and develop that intimidating pitch, and if he becomes a pitcher, not a thrower. He’ll be getting experience both in JV and varsity this year." 

High School: Four-year starter on baseball and football teams… also, played three years of basketball… in baseball, named to all-conference team and team MVP in final two seasons… captained team senior season and batted .426… received scholar-athlete award…

 

PERSONAL: born Jeffrey A. Morris October 3, 1988 (20)… major: Physical Education… career plans:  teaching … parents: Cori and Jeff… residence: Chester, CT…

 

Career Statistics Thru 2009

JEFF... REVEALED

Best place for pizza: Pepe’s

Favorite actor: Denzel Washington

Most difficult aspect of college: Time management

Something that you may never live to see: Vikings win a Super Bowl

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Mental aspect of the game

Best athlete (any level) of all time: Michael Jordan

Sport requiring the most strength: Football

Favorite pro team: Yankees/Vikings

One thing you would like to do before you die: Sky dive

Greatest coach (any level) of all time: Mike Ditka

Favorite smell: Mom's cooking

Closest brush with greatness: One strike away from a perfect game in little league

What would you like to get paid to do for a living?:  Play baseball

Most influential person in the world: Mike Ditka

Favorite amusement park ride: Superman

Hardest class at Eastern you have taken: HPE328

World’s most recognizable person: Mike Ditka

Funniest comedian: George Carlin

Red Sox or Yankees: Yankees

Largest crowd you’ve ever been part of: Game 2 of 1998 World Series

 Longest you’ve ever gone without sleep: 2 days

Something no one would miss if it was blown up: Fenway Park

Best vacation of all time: Disney World

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