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Middle Distance
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mineola, N.Y.
High School: Kellenberg Memorial


Honors: All-ACC Academic Team (2016), ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)

2016-17: ompeted in one cross country meet, running a personal best 28:15.86 in the 8K at the VertCross Invitational (10/14)…Competed in eight events during the indoor season…Clocked a season-best 1:52.20 in the 800m at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/25)…Finished in the top ten in the 800m three times…Helped run the second fastest time in Duke history in the 4x400m relay as the team clocked a combined 3:14.13 at the ACC Indoor Championships…Helped the distance medley relay team finish in first place at both the Armory Invite (2/4) and the Hokie Invite (1/20)...Competed in seven events during the outdoor season…Finished in first place in the 800m at the Battle of the Blues (4/1)…Ran a season best 1:49.36 in the same event to finish in fourth at the Duke Invite (4/22)…Helped the Sprint Medley Relay team run the third fastest time in Duke history as they clocked a time of 3:23.00 to finish in first at the Tennessee Relays (4/8).

2015-16: Competed in four meets during the indoor campaign…clocked a personal-best time of 1:51.86 for 800 meters at the VT Challenge (2/19) and placed first in the process…qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships (2/26), finishing 14th in the preliminary round of the 800…also competed as a member of Duke’s DMR at the conference championship…won the season-opening Carolina Cup (1/15) 800 in a converted time of 1:53.44…served as a member of the first-place finishing DMR at the VT Challenge (2/20)…during the outdoor season, posted a personal-best 800 time of 1:49.18 at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) in the preliminary round…won the Duke Invitational (4/22) 800 in a time of 1:50.12…did not compete during the fall campaign…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll…earned All-ACC Academic Team honors.

2014-15: Indoors, opened the season at the Hokie Invitational (1/23), placing second in the 800 with a 1:54.43 and taking fourth in the 600, clocking a 1:20.98…produced his best 800 time of the season at the VT Challenge (2/20), crossing the finish line in 1:52.92 to claim fourth…ran a 2:05.30 in the prelims of the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27), finishing 34th overall…ran the anchor leg of the 4x800 squad that finished first at the Armory Invitational (1/31), combining for a 7:31.86…Outdoors, clocked a 1:51.00 at the Duke Twilight (5/7) to place 10th overall in the 800…finished 23rd at the Georgia Tech Invite (4/18), completing the two-lap race in a time of 1:52.93…handled third-leg duties for Duke’s 4x800 at the Penn Relays (4/25), helping the team place eighth with a 7:25.39 showing, the third-fastest time in school history…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013-14: Indoors, in his first year with Duke, led off the first-place finishing 4x800 at the Millrose Games (2/15) that ran 7:30.06, the fourth-fastest time in school history…ran 800 twice with a season-best converted time of 1:52.69 at the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/24)…Outdoors, opened with a 1:53.01 in the 800, placing fifth at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/5)…anchored a first-place finishing 4x400 at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12).

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner under Kevin Buckley at Kellenberg Memorial High School…three-time All-America honoree as a member of the 4x800, earning the indoor national title in the event once in his career…anchored his high school 4x800 relay team to a second place finish at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals, clocking a split of 1:49.5…garnered All-State honors in the 4x800 and 600 meters…named to the All-League team eight times and earned six intersectional titles…also picked up All-League honors in cross country…member of the National Honor Society and served as a Mineola Junior Firefighter.

Personal: Son of Barbara and Denis Murphy...born July 16, 1995.

Indoor PRs
500m- 1:04.97 (1/17/2014)
600m- 1:20.98 (1/23/2015)
800m- 1:51.86 (2/19/2016)
1,000m- 2:31.32 (High School)
Mile- 4:19 (High School)

Outdoor PRs
400m- 48.7 (High School)
800m- 1:49.18 (5/14/2016)

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