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Alex Morocco
Alex Morocco

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
River Forest, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park River Forest

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
• 2011 All-Great Lakes Region Second Team
• 2011 Capital One Academic All-District
• 2011 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Top 30 Finalist
• 2011 All-BIG EASTSecond Team
• 2011 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
• 2010-11 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award
• 2010 NFCA Great Lakes All-Region Second Team
• 2010 All-BIG EAST First Team
• 2010 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
• 2009 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
• 2008 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team
• 2008 BIG EAST All-Academic Team

DE PAUL RECORDS
Single-Season
• T-1st - Most Games Played (69 in 2008)

2011 (Senior Season): Scored the winning run on a daring dash to an unguarded home plate against Missouri in the NCAA Regionals... laced two hits and scored a run in NCAA Regional loss to Missouri... scored a run in BIG EAST Championship win over Rutgers... had three hits and two RBIs versus Indiana... tallied four hits against Boston College... recorded three hits and two runs against Illinois-Chicago and Pittsburgh... named Capital One Academic All-District... top 30 national finalist for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award... had an 11-game hitting streak... led DePaul with 21 multi-hit games... selected to BIG East Honor Roll.

2010 (Junior Season): All-BIG EAST First Team... All-BIG EAST Academic Team...led team with 54 hits and 161 at bats... recorded four RBI and went 3-for-3 at Louisville... had 17 multi-hit games... went 3-for-4 against Creighton in the NCAA regionals... had one hit and two RBI against Illinois in the NCAA regionals... scored one run against both Rutgers and Syracuse in the BIG EAST Conference Championship... scored two runs against Canisius, Villanova, Notre Dame and Illinois State.

2009 (Sophomore Season): Played in 50 games with 38 starts... finished with 17 hits, 23 runs, eight walks and was 8-for-13 in stolen bases... scored a run in the NCAA Regional victory over Illinois... collected a pair of hits vs. USF and Louisville... scored two runs on two occasions... recorded an RBI versus Fairfield, USF, and Villanova... registered a hit and a stolen base during the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals.

2008 (Freshman Season): Made 61 starts and a school-record 69 appearances in center field... named to the BIG EAST Championship Alll-Tournament team... first two collegiate RBI came against Army... also had an RBI at Syracuse and vs. Connecticut at the BIG EAST Championship... season-high two hits against Houston and Villanova... recorded first collegiate triple at Pittsburgh... perfect in 12 stolen base attempts... scored a season-high two runs vs. Villanova... singled against Northwestern at the NCAA Regional.

High School: Four-year letter winner... awarded the 2007 Oak Park River Forest Female Athlete of the Year... named to the All-state team... All-Area team by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times... West Suburban All-Conference team member... set school record for hits (69), batting average (.543), runs and stolen bases (34)... two-time All-Academic.

Personal: Daughter of Joseph and Jane Morocco... sister to Caitlin and Michael... majoring in Psychology.