The 5-foot-11, 165-pound junior set a state record in the 800-meter run this past season, a personal-best clocking of 1:50.43 at the Bishop Hendricken Invitational ranked No. 5 in the nation among prep competitors in 2019 at the time of his selection. Murphy won the 800 at the New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship meet and he finished third in the event at this month’s New Balance Nationals Outdoor to earn All-American honors.
Murphy has maintained a B average in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.
Murphy has volunteered locally as a youth track coach.