OSN Spotlight – Karly Murray

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Today the OSN Spotlight, presented by Blackbeard Marine, shines on Karly Murray!BlackBeardMarine-OKC-Kingston-Tulsa-New-2017

• Northwestern softball

• Hometown: Hinton, Okla.

• English education major expected to graduate Dec. 2019

• Plays fast-pitch softball at NWOSU; played basketball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball at Hinton H.S.

• Favorite team: Alabama Crimson Tide

• Favorite player: Jackie Traina

• Favorite sports moment – personal: “Receiving the title of all-state twice at Hinton High School as well as obtaining a state championship.”

• Favorite sports moment – overall: “My junior year of college being named a GAC Pitcher of the Week.”

• What do you like most about NWOSU? “How small the campus is and how easy it is to navigate through it. I also like how considerate the teaching staff is. Collectively the teachers at Northwestern want to see each and every student succeed and they genuinely care for each student.”

• Who do you most look up to? “My big brother Kaleb Murray. He has always helped me and pushed me to be the best player/person that I possibly could be. Another person who impacted my life in an unforgettable way would be Walter Starry. Walter passed away this year and since then before every game, I tell myself to do it for Walt. Lastly, I look up to Nancy Teehee. Nancy is one of my favorite pitching coaches as well as favorite people. She always saw the potential in me and pushed me to achieve greatness.”

• Goals: “Graduate college and start my career as a(n) secondary English education teacher as well as a high school softball coach. “

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