Jim Murphy
Jim Murphy
Title: Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
Phone: 781-891-2339
Email: jmurphy4@bentley.edu

The 2019 season will be Jim Murphy's 27th as Bentley University's head men's lacrosse coach. The only varsity men's lacrosse coach in school history, Murphy has led the Falcons to three Northeast-10 Championships and four NE-10 regular season titles. In 26 years, Murphy has amassed 194 career wins, with a 142-90 mark in Northeast-10 Conference play during his tenure. He has led the Falcons to the NE10 playoffs 16 times in his career.

Murphy enters the 2019 season with the 5th most wins among active Division II coaches, and the 9th most all-time among Division II coaches.

A five time NE10 Coach of the Year, most recently for 2014, he has also been named the NEILA Division II Coach of the Year four times. His Falcons were ranked in the final edition of the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association’s Division II coaches poll in 2009 and 2010.

Throughout his tenure, Murphy has coached eight USILA All-Americans, 24 first team All-Conference choices and two NE-10 Players of the Year. He has also seen three of his players drafted by Major League Lacrosse teams, with the most recent being Max Adler by the Denver Outlaws in the 2017 draft.    

Murphy also serves as the Bentley athletic department’s operations manager. He recently stepped down after 15 years as an assistant coach with the Boston Cannons in Major League Lacrosse after helping them win the 2011 MLL championship. Murphy also sits on the Board of Directors for the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association.

Murphy is a 1986 graduate of Plymouth State College and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Education from Plymouth State. In 2001, Murphy was inducted to Billerica High School’s Hall of Fame, where he also played lacrosse and soccer.

The Murphy Record

 

OVERALL

NORTHEAST-10

Year

W

L

PCT

W

L

PCT

Finish

1993

5

4

.556

 

 

 

 

1994

10

2

.833

6

0

1.000

1st

1995

12

4

.750

6

0

1.000

1st

1996

14

3

.824

6

0

1.000

1st

1997

10

7

.588

6

1

.857

2nd

1998

11

5

.688

7

1

.875

t-1st

1999

3

8

.273

2

5

.286

6th

2000

6

7

.462

4

4

.500

5th

2001

7

7

.500

6

4

.600

5th

2002

7

7

.500

7

3

.700

t-3rd

2003

8

6

.571

7

3

.700

4th

2004

11

4

.733

8

2

.800

3rd

2005

8

6

.571

7

3

.700

4th

2006

6

7

.462

6

4

.600

5th

2007

4

8

.333

3

6

.333

t-7th

2008

7

7

.500

5

5

.500

6th

2009

9

4

.692

7

2

.777

3rd

2010

9

5

.643

7

3

.700

4th

2011

7

7

.500

7

3

.700

4th

2012 5 9 .358 5 5 .500

t-5th

2013 4 8 .333 4 7 .363

t-7th

2014 8 7 .533 7 4 .636

4th

2015 6 7 .462 5 6 .454

t-7th

2016 6 7 .462 5 6 .455

7th

2017 6 7 .462 5 6 .455

t-7th

2018 5 8 .385 4 7 .364

8th

Totals

194

161

.546

142

90

.612