John Morrey
John Morrey Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 7th Season

Morrey is in his seventh season as an assistant coach with the Saint Xavier University baseball coaching staff after spending 12 years as head baseball coach at NCAA Division I Xavier University (1993-2004) in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He will work primarily with the Cougar infielders and catchers this season.

Morrey was the head baseball coach at Saint Xavier University from 1980-1992 and was named NAIA National Coach of the Year during the 1988 season when his team finished 58-25 overall and a perfect 9-0 in conference play.  He was inducted into the SXU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998 for his impressive career as baseball coach at Saint Xavier.  Morrey brings 35 years of coaching experience to SXU and has amassed 861 wins as a collegiate head coach.

Morrey lives with his wife, Laurie, in Joliet, Ill.  The couple has a 28-year-old daughter, Sara.  He graduated from Lewis University (Ill.) with a bachelor of arts degree in political science in 1970 and earned his master degree in physical education from George Williams University (Ill.) in 1975.

Roster for 2011 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Logan OlsonSOPL/L5-9160Crystal Lake, Ill.Prairie Ridge
2Tom SimekJR2BR/R5-7160New Lenox, Ill.St. Laurence
6Austin LehmannSR3B/SSR/R6-0180Shorewood, Ill.Minooka
7Lucas FritschSOPR/R6-2200Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
8Brett RatajczakJRCR/R6-0190Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
10Joe DispensaSROFL/R5-10205Chicago, Ill.St. Joseph's/Mesa CC/St. Rita
11Mike PokersSO1B/PR/R6-2190Lansing, Ill.Andrean
14Matt EricksonSR3B/1BR/R6-2180Oak Lawn, Ill.Richards
18Corey LaskyFROFL/L5-7160Vernon Hills, Ill.Stevenson
19Brad MyjakFROFL/R6-1195Tinley Park, Ill.Mount Carmel
20Chris KleinFROF/PR/R6-1200Huntley, Ill.Huntley
21Jim PipoloJRCR/R6-2215Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
22Joe BraniganSRPR/R6-0185Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield South
23Scott KoziolFRPL/L6-2180Burbank, Ill.St. Laurence
24Dan MatonFRPR/R6-2165Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
25Jonathan AtkinsSOSS/2BR/R5-10175Kenosha, Wis.Kenosha Bradford
26Justin SmykowskiFRSSL/R6-1180Crestwood, Ill.Shepard
27Anthony MaziurSRCFL/L6-0190Oak Forest, Ill.Northern Illinois/Oak Forest
30Jeff DobieSRPR/R6-5210Glen Ellyn, Ill.Glenbard South
31Mike StirlingSOPR/R6-1185Thornton, Ill.Mount Carmel
33Tony O'SheaSOC/OFL/R5-10170Valparaiso, Ind.Mount Carmel
38Ken HurtaSRPR/R6-5220Midlothian, Ill.Bremen
44Scott VachonFRP/DHR/R6-6230Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
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