07/15/2009 10:46 AM
For Immediate Release
RE: Generals Sign Left Handed Pitcher
(Victoria, Tx) The Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League are pleased to announce the addition of Covey Morrow to the pitching staff. The big lefthander (6'5") will be a sophmore at Texas State and comes highly recommended by their Head Coach Ty Harrington.
Generals Head Coach Chris Clemons said, "Covey is one of those talented guys with a high ceiling that we are always looking for. He will definitely help us as we battle through the final weeks of the season."
Information from the Texas State website:
High School: Earned three letters at Yoakum High School under head coach Jace Wood ... named 2006 29-3A District and All-Area Newcomer of the Year ... took All-State Honorable Mention, as well ... earned 2007 District MVP award ... also took All-Area and 3rd-Team All-State as a junior ... capped senior season with a 14-1 record and 1st-Team All-District honors at first base ... pitched a career total of 123.0 innings, 206 strikeouts, compiling a 0.96 ERA at YHS.
Personal: Joe Covey Morrow, IV was born December 27, 1989 to Covey and Tammy Morrow ... played under Mike Rutledge and Billy Willis in the Kyle Chapman baseball program ... electrical engineering major.
Brad Haynes, VP of Baseball Operations, said that "after Jake McMurtry went down with a knee injury, we were looking for the right guy to add to our clubhouse mix. We have a nice group of guys that are always pulling for each other and it's amazing the chemistry that has developed."
The Generals sit atop the TCL with a record of 19-10.