Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: Outdoor School Record Holder (SMR - 2013, 4x100 - 2013)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012)
2013-14: Indoors, multi-event specialist amassed a season-high point total of 3,373 at the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/23), placing sixth overall at the event…entered the pole vault competition one day later at the Dick Taylor Challenge and placed 11th with a clearance of 10-11.75 (3.35)…also competed in the open long jump, placing 18th at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/22) with a mark of 17-2.75 (5.25)…participated on a 4x800 relay at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/8), comprised solely of multi-event athletes, that placed sixth in a time of 9:56.47…also competed in the open 60m hurdles, finishing 27th at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/21) in a time of 9.45…Outdoors, competed twice in the 100m hurdles, placing 17th at the Carolina Relays (3/22) in a time of 16.34, and placing 108th at the Raleigh Relays (3/28) with a time of 17.58.
2012-13: During her sophomore season, transitioned from being a pole vaulter to a multi-event athlete…indoors, finished fifth in the pentathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships, collecting 3,547 total points…ranks fourth on Duke’s all-time list in the event…served as Duke’s top performer in the long jump with her personal-best mark measuring 17-9.75 (5.43) as she finished fourth at the Virginia Tech Challenge…Outdoors, ranks third on Duke’s all-time list in the women’s heptathlon after earning 5,014 total points to finish fourth at the ACC Outdoor Championships…earned a personal-best mark of 18-4.25 (5.59) in the long jump competition to finish fourth in the heptathlon field at the conference championship…excelled as sprinter and served as the consistent third leg of the women’s school record breaking 4x100 relay, which finished third at the ACC Championships by clocking a combined time of 45.72…ranks third on Duke’s all-time list in the women’s 200 with a personal-best time of 24.67 earned during the heptathlon competition at the conference championships.
2011-12: Steadily progressed throughout the entire indoor season, earning her best mark at the New Balance Collegiate meet where she cleared 11.975 (3.60) for 22nd place...outdoors, only competed three times with her best performance coming in a 11-2.5 (3.42) clearance at the VertKlasse Meet...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years in cross country and track and field at Belvidere North ... took third in the pole vault at the outdoor state meet as a senior, clearing 11-9 ... registered a clearance of 11-0 at the outdoor state meet her junior year to finish second ... twice earned all-state distinction in track and field ... named all-conference all four years in track and field and twice in cross country ... earned all-conference scholar athlete honors all four years ... 2010 Illinois Prep Top Times outdoor champion in the women's decathlon, scoring 5,520 points to set a national record for high school females ... member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish National Honor Society and the Quill and Scroll.
Personal: Daughter of Dean and Dawn Murphy ... born Sept. 4, 1992 ... has three brothers - Jackson, Sam and Ben - and two sisters - Grace and Meghan.