2019 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
MLB Draft: 37th Round in 2018 (Colorado Rockies)
A very physically developed pitcher with a high 80s to low 90s fastball, slider, and changeup ... brings a great work ethic and an intense mound demeanor that will allow him to compete very quickly.
Received a medical redshirt for the 2019 season as he recovered from an arm injury suffered during his senior year in high school.
Prior to LSU
Selected in the 37th round of the 2018 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies ... earned all-America recognition from Rawlings in 2017 and 2018 ... also named to the Perfect Game first-team all-West Coast Region squad ... 2017 first-team all-Area and first-team all-Valley selection ... rated by Perfect Game as the No. 161 overall prospect and the No. 3 LHP in California ... posted a 6-1 record in 2017 at Liberty High School with an ERA of 0.52 ... was limited to just a few innings on the mound in 2018 due to a shoulder injury, but he excelled at the plate, batting .436 with nine doubles and earning second-team All-State honors as an outfielder ... also played quarterback/wide receiver for the football team during his freshman year of high school
Full name is Easton Brock McMurray ... parents are Brock and Kim McMurray ... Brock McMurray is a native of Denham Springs, La., and played college baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University and spent five years as an outfielder in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization ... has an older sister, Elizabeth, and a younger sister, Emma ... Elizabeth was a soccer player at Southeastern Louisiana ... great uncle, Sidney Bowman, ran track and played football at LSU, and he was a U.S. Olympic triple jumper in 1928 and 1932 ... on his decision to attend LSU: “My Dad and his whole family are from Louisiana, so I've always grown up an LSU fan; in my house, it has always been ‘Love Purple, Live Gold,' so my heart has always been at LSU” ... majoring in general business at LSU ... born October 19, 1999, in Greenville, Miss.