Drafted by the Boston Cannons in the 2014 MLL Collegiate Draft … Finish career ranked fifth all-time at Fairfield in saves (321).
2014: Team Captain … USILA North/South All-Star … NEILA East/West All-Star … ECAC Goalkeeper of the Year … ECAC All-First Team … ECAC Championship All-Tournament Team … ECAC Defensive Player of the Week (2/24; 3/17; 3/24; 3/31; 4/7; 4/28) … Finished the year ranked seventh nationally in goals against average (8.35), 18th nationally in save percentage (.544) and 43rd in saves per game (9.75) … Started all 16 games, logging 941:51 minutes in the cage … Posted a 12-4 record … Notched 156 saves … Had eight 10+ save games … Recorded 46 ground balls, good for second on the team, and caused 14 turnovers … Had seven saves in ECAC Championship final against Air Force … Notched 15 saves and four ground balls in ECAC Championship semifinals victory over Michigan … Had 11 saves, eight ground balls, and two caused turnovers in win over Ohio State … Had 11 saves at Air Force … Had 11 saves, five ground balls and two caused turnovers in win over Bucknell … Had 12 saves while holding Bellarmine to just three goals in 60 minutes in the victory … Had eight saves and four ground balls in win at Holy Cross … Made 10 stops in win over UMass … Tallied 15 saves in win over Stony Brook … Had nine saves in 62:34 minutes of action in victory over Yale … Posted 10 saves while holding Manhattan to two goals in 48:24 … Opened the year by tallying eight saves and five ground balls in win at Delaware.
2013: ECAC Defensive Player of the Week (2/18, 2/25, 4/22) ... Murphy earned the starting goalie role during preseason and never relinquished it, starting every game and played 900:56 for the Stags. He finished with 165 saves, an average of 11.0 a game, which was good for 25th in the NCAA and eighth best single-season effort in program history. Murphy’s 9.66 GAA was the 26th best number in the country for the year and his .532 save percentage ranked 28th nationally. In his first Division I start, Murphy stopped 11 shots and earne the win versus Bryant and earned his first ECAC Weekly Award. A week later he stopped 14 shots in a win over Navy and was again selected the defensive player of the week. Murphy stopped 11 or more shots in each of his first five starts at the Division I level and collected 10 double-digit save totals on the year. He made 17 saves, a career-high equaling effort in the Stags win over UMBC, one of eight games in which he held opponents to nine or fewer goals. Murphy picked up 57 ground balls, second on the roster, with a season-best eight in the game at North Carolina. He had multiple ground balls in each of his first 13 starts.
2012: Murphy made his Fairfield debut in the ECAC Lacrosse League Championship Game, minding the net for the final 2:47 of the year.
Before Fairfield: Murphy started 15 times, and played nearly 800 minutes at Mass-Maritime, where he earned Second-Team All-Pilgrim League honors. He stopped over 57 percent of the shots he faced and posted an 11.09 GAA for the season.
High School: Murphy earned four varsity letters at Cohasset High School, where he stopped nearly 72 percent of the shots he faced, with 579 career saves. He stopped 248 shots, and posted a 4.04 GAA, as a senior to earn US Lacrosse All-America accolades. He was a two-time SS League All-Star and earned his team’s MVP award. Murphy was strong in the classroom as well, being named All-Scholastic by both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald.
Personal: Son of David and Sarah Murphy. He has two younger brothers, Chris and Sam ... Engineering major ... Named an NCAA Academic All-America following the 2011 season at Mass-Maritime.