UB catcher shines at All-Star Game

July 13, 2010 Updated Jul 13, 2010 at 7:53 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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UB catcher shines at All-Star Game

July 13, 2010 Updated Jul 13, 2010 at 7:53 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY - (WKBW.com/UB) University at Buffalo catcher Tom Murphy homered in the first inning to lead the East to an 11-2 victory over the West in the New York Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game at Glens Falls on Monday.



Murphy, who finished 1-for-2, earned the Bob Bellizzi Big Stick Award as the game's offensive MVP.
A member of the Oneonta Outlaws, Murphy has started 25 games and is hitting
.281 with three home runs and 17 RBIs. He has added seven doubles and sports a .469 slugging percentage.



The Outlaws are 18-13 and are a half game out of first place in the NYCBL East Division. UB pitcher Mike Klaus also plays for Oneonta.