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Rick Morales

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Miami Lakes, Fla.

High School:
Chaminade Madonna

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


GENERAL: A hard-throwing right-hander from South Florida whose fastball has been clocked in the upper-80's...Also possesses a sharp curveball and good size.

AS A SOPHMORE: Made 11 appearances and seven starts... Started season 0-2, but finished strong posting 3-2 record in final 25.2 innings pitched... Strung two strong back-to-back outings together in wins over NYIT (4/9) and Holy Cross (4/24) giving up only one earned run in each start.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made nine appearances, posting a 1-2 record with a 10.07 ERA in 19.2 innings of work...Closed the season strong, allowing no runs in his final two appearances of year (at Bryant 5/1 and vs. Fairfield 5/12)...Walked 18 batters, hit 11 and struck out 10.

BEFORE SIENA: A three-year starter at Chaminade...Went 7-2 with three saves as a junior.

ROSSI ON MORALES: "Rick showed some improvement last season over his freshman year, but still has room for improvement. There is a lot of room to grow for a pitcher who has an electric arm. The staff is hoping for a break out year as Rick has a high ceiling, and if he has that breakout season, he will be a major force on the staff."

GETTING TO KNOW RICK MORALES:

Major: Finance
Twitter Handle: @RickMorales10
What I like most about Siena College: Family atmosphere
Another Siena sport I follow: Siena Golf, Basketball
Best moment of the previous season: The streak of 10 wins in a row.
My hobbies are: Fishing/Golfing
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Spain
Sport/position I always wanted to try is: Synchronized swimming

My Favorite...
Sports Team:
New York Yankees
Type of ice cream: Vanilla
Phone app: Snapchat
Animal: Tiger
Pro athlete: Mariano Rivera
Number: 10

Morales Career Bests
Debut: at Tulane (2-19-12)
First win: at Brown (4-4-12)
Strikeouts: 3 - at Liberty (2-26-12)

MORALES' CAREER STATS

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