Played in a total of 31 games ... 17 of her 27 starts came in left field while making six in right field, three as designated hitter and one at third base ... Hit .315 (23-of-73) with 22 RBIs ... Named UAA Co-Hitter of the Week (Mar 19) after hitting .500 (5-for-10) with a team-high eight RBIs and a slugging percentage of .700 in aiding the Eagles to a 4-0 mark at the Emory Invitational ... Hit safely twice in three trips to the plate and totaled five RBIs in a 7-4 verdict over Emory and Henry (Mar. 13) – two-run single in the bottom of the first was the key blow of a four-run frame and then socked a bases-clearing triple in the fourth that produced the GWRBI and that accounted for all of the scoring in that inning ... Big effort in a five-inning, 10-1 decision over Rochester (Mar. 12), going 3-for-3 in the batter’s box, scoring twice and logging a pair of RBIs ... Singled the fourth and final run in Eagles’ half of the first inning in an eventual 13-3 win over Wash U (Apr. 7) ... Led off the fourth inning with a single and eventually scored as a result of a passed ball in the fourth inning that gave Emory a 2-1 edge in an eventual 3-2 victory over Washington University (Apr. 6) ... Doubled in Sami Feller in the bottom of the third, giving the Eagles a 5-1 edge in an eventual, six-inning 10-2 win over Carnegie Mellon (Mar. 30) ... Knocked in three runs, two of which came on a single during a seven-run third inning in a five-inning, 17-1 win over Carnegie Mellon (Mar. 29) ... Singled in Natalie Arreguin in the bottom of the fourth with the team’s final run in a 6-2 triumph over Carnegie Mellon (Mar. 29) ... Jumped-started a four-run sixth frame with a two-run triple, giving the Eagles a 7-1 advantage in a 9-5 victory over Berry (Mar. 27) ... RBIs on a sacrifice fly in the third and single in the fifth frame in the Eagles’ 8-0 victory over Covenant College (Mar. 21) ... 2-for-2 and scored a run in the first game of a doubleheader vs. DePauw (Mar. 2).
Missed the campaign after suffering an off-season injury.
Standout performer for the Dutch Fork softball program … Was coached by Laurie Epps … Hit .496 as a senior en route to capturing Class 4A All-State honors … Named Region Player of the Year on two occasions … Also competed on the girl’s basketball team.
Daughter of Bill and Meg Murphy … Born October 14 … Plans to major in neuroscience and behavioral biology.
“I chose Emory because I wanted a strong academic environment as well as a highly competitive softball program.”