Murphy appeared in 12 games and made eight starts in her junior campaign ... She logged 90 minutes three times last
season, against Northern Colorado (Sept. 16), Boise State (Sept. 18) and at Evansville on Oct. 1.
Played in four matches, including a season-high 29 minutes against UMKC (Sept. 22) ... Took her first intercollegiate shot in the Bluejays’ 5-0 win over Evansville on Nov. 5.
Murphy started three of the 13 matches in which she appeared as a rookie ... She earned the start in her collegiate debut, the season-opener against Iowa State (Aug. 21), playing all 110 minutes in the draw ... Murphy also started the second match of the season at South Dakota State (Aug. 23) ... Earned her third start at North Dakota State (Sept. 1) ... Bluejays were 9-3-1 when Murphy played.
Murphy graduated from Notre Dame de Sion HS in 2009 ... A two-time Missouri Defensive Player of the Year, Murphy was a four-year letterwinner, leading the Storm to three top-three finishes at the Missouri State tournament in each season ... Captured a state title as a junior, finished second as a sophomore ... Honored as team MVP following sophomore and senior seasons, while earning first team all-state honors three times ... First team all-metro area twice and second team as a sophomore ... Tabbed a Scholar All-American in 2008 ... Helped team set Missouri state record for most consecutive shutouts in the state tournament ... Played club soccer for the KCFC from 2004-09, capturing the Kansas State Cup in 2008.
Daughter of Daniel and Deborah Murphy ... Born Sept. 1, 1990, in Kansas City, Mo. ... One of four children: Sarah (24), Danny (22) and twin brother Michael (21) ... Cousins Amy and Missy Geha played soccer at Kansas ... Katie is a nursing major.