2015 graduate of Goffstown High School … outstanding student who is majoring in finance … minor in actuarial science … Before Bentley: cross country captain … Division II All-State honoree in cross country … also lettered in indoor and outdoor track … finished 9th in the NIHAA Division II Cross Country Championships as a senior … Personal: age as of Dec. 1: 18 … son of Bryan and Monica Murphy … has five younger siblings: Natalie (17), Nathan (16), Kylie (14), Justin (13) and Cassie (12) … grandfather graduated from Bentley in 1966 … National Merit Award winner … AP Scholar with Distinction … Valedictorian … involved in Bentley Trading Society and with Off the Clock, an a Capella group.
2015-16: named Division II All-East Region and Division II All-Academic by the USTFCCCA … was one of Bentley’s top six runners in all six meets he participated in, including the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational and the Kirsch Cup when he was the first Falcon to reach the finish line … overall, was 41st at UMass-Dartmouth (26:35.73) and 15th at the Kirsch (16:07.7 for 6K) … finished 28th in the Northeast-10 Championships (26:14.3), 22nd in the NCAA Division II East Regional (32:21.03) and 186th in the NCAA Championships (32:35.40) … ran in the JV race at the New Englands before cracking the team’s top seven … named Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week Sept. 22.
Bentley Rankings: 14th in outdoor two mile (9:52.42, converted from 3,000) … Indoor Bests: 9:03.37 3,000 (2016 Northeast-10 Championships), 15:30.27 5,000 (2016 BU Terrier Inv.) … Outdoor Bests: 9:10.54 3,000 (2016 Stonehill Skyhawk Inv.), 15:41.23 5,000 (2016 MIT Sean Collier Inv.), 32:42.84 10,000 (2016 Northeast-10 Championships) … 2015-16: placed sixth in the 10,000 at the outdoor Northeast-10 Championships (32:42.84) … was 11th in the 5,000 at the NE-10’s indoors (9:03.37) … ran in a total of five events indoors and the same number outdoors.