Who Is Tarah Murrey? Marcus Semien Wife- Married Life And Kids

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Fans of MLB are wondering who Marcus Semien wife Tarah Murrey is. She was also a professional volleyball player who stepped on the national and international stages.

Marcus Andrew Semien is a professional baseball shortstop and second baseman for the MLB team Texas Rangers, along with Robbie Grossman, Brad Miller, Martin Perez, & Nathan Eovaldi, among others.

Previously he played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Oakland Athletics, and Chicago White Sox.

Born on September 17, 1990, the 48-year-old baseball star’s journey started from El Cerrito Youth Baseball. 

Marcus Semien Throwing A Ball
Marcus Semien Throwing A Ball (Source: CBA)

The player later enrolled in St. Mary’s High School. After being chosen all-league three times the Chicago White Sox selected him in the 34th round of the 2008 MLB draft.

Surprisingly, Semien enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley rather than sign the contract where he played baseball for the California Golden Bears.

Since the start of 2019, only Semien has produced at least 6.0 bWAR throughout numerous seasons in the Majors.

Meet Tarah Murrey The Wife

The stunning Tarah (Murrey) Semien is the wife of Marcus Semien. Born on 28 March 1990, she is an American volleyball player.

Talking about her schooling, she also went to St. Mary’s High just like her husband and to top it off she got her degree in Sociology

She played volleyball for both her high school and college teams.

So if you are detecting a pattern here, we don’t blame you, cause we see it too.

Marcus Semien With His Wife Tarah And Children
Marcus Semien With His Wife Tarah And Children (Source: MLBbro)

It is very probable that the pair are college sweethearts. We will leave that for you to figure out.

Murrey was also an assistant volleyball coach for her previous college’s team from 2015 to 2016. It was the same team she played for.

On top of that, she competed at the Girls’ Youth NORCECA Volleyball Championship in 2006 and took first place. At the time, the most valuable player award went to her.

She had participated in volleyball matches for the women’s teams of Cuatto Giaveno Volley and Vaqueras de Bayamón at the University of California, Berkeley.

Murrey and Seimen are blessed with 3 lovely boys: Isaiah, Joshua, and Eli.

Tarah was playing professionally overseas until a knee injury ended her career.

Tracy White & Damien Semien: Parents Of Marcus Seimen

Tracy White and Damien Semien are the mother and father of Marcus. 

To add some further patterns to all of your detective’s thought processes, we have another fun fact. Semien’s mother and father also attended the University of California, Berkeley

That’s right, the player, his wife along with his wife are all alumni of the University of California.

During his time at the university, Semien’s father Damien, was a football player there. He has been a very supportive father to Damien from the player’s childhood days.

Marcus Semien Father Mother And Sister Clapping For Him In A Game
Marcus Semien’s Father, Mother And Sister Clapping For Him In A Game (Source: Mercurynews)

Sharing a memory Damien describes the image of Marcus lying in bed and using his baseball glove as a pillow as still fresh and in his forefront.

In 1990, Damien was playing football for Cal-Berkeley when Marcus was born. He chose Cal to play collegiate baseball in part because he attended Cal games growing up.

Talking about his mother, she was still in college when she was pregnant with Marcus.

She mentions that even when carrying Marcus, she never bothered getting up early for classes in the same Berkeley dorms as her son later would.

Both of his parents have been very supportive throughout his journey and they have molded him to be the man that he is today. 

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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