2022 - 2023 NEBRASKA
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
MIA
MURRAY
RUNNER
LINCOLN EAST HS
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-5
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 18:23.4
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (INDIVIDUAL)
32ND
NIKE HEARTLAND REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
1ST
TITAN CLASSIC
1ST
HAROLD SCOTT INVITATIONAL
“Mia Murray was the only Nebraska girl in any classification to run under 18:30 at the state meet. She improved by more than a minute from her eighth-place effort at last year’s final to lead Lincoln East to a team title.”
Erik Boal
editor at DyeStat.com

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-5 junior raced to the Class A individual state championship this past season with a time of 18:23.4, leading the Spartans to the state title as a team. Murray also won the Titan Classic, Harold Scott Invitational, Nebraska-Kearney Invitational and the Lincoln Public School Championships along with taking second in the Millard South Invitational. She improved by more than 20 seconds from last season in her return to the Nike Heartland Regional Championships in South Dakota, finishing 32nd.

Academic Achievement


Murray has maintained a 4.05 weighted GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


Murray has volunteered locally with the St. Luke’s Catholic Church Youth Group, including at homeless shelters, nursing homes and on behalf of youth activities at the church. She has also served as a volunteer coach for the Lincoln Community Track Club and has donated her time as a mentor at the Lincoln East Youth Track clinic.