Moroney began his collegiate career by becoming the first Texas A&M baseball player to ever garner a Southeastern Conference weekly honor when he was named the SEC Freshman of the Week on March 4th this spring. Moroney had an outstanding start to his career at Texas A&amp;amp;M, picking up All-Tournament recognition at the talent-laden Astros Foundation College Classic, held at Minute Maid Park in Houston. At the Classic, he posted a .556 batting average with one double, one home run, two runs scored and four RBIs on the weekend.
Moroney has batted in the heart of the Aggies order for most of the spring, posting a .257 batting average with three doubles, two triples, one home run, and 16 RBIs. He has appeared in 31 games, making 28 starts, and carries a .979 fielding percentage into today’s game.
Moroney attended St. Pius X High School where he received First Team All-District and Second Team All-State honors in 2012 as a senior. He posted a batting average of .333 with three home runs as a junior and a .357 average with eight home runs as a senior. Moroney’s team advanced to the playoffs every year, winning the state championship both his freshman and senior years and advancing to the semi-finals his sophomore and junior years. He is a native of Houston, Texas.