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Kelly Murphy

S/RS

Height
6' 2"
CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Wilmington, Ill. (Joliet Catholic Academy)
School

Club: Sports Performance

Major: Elementary Education

 

As A Junior (2010)

An AVCA First-Team All-America selection, becoming the first Gator to earn First-Team All-America honors since Angie McGinnis in 2006 … Earned All-America honors for the third consecutive season … Named AVCA All-South Region …The 2010 SEC Player of the Year … A 2010 First-Team All-SEC selection … Started each of Florida’s 31 matches her junior season … A four-time SEC Offensive Player of the Week during the 2010 campaign, last earning the honor on Nov. 1 … Was the AVCA National Player of the Week for Aug. 31, earning the honor for the second time in her career after her stellar performance at the Runza/AVCA Showcase in Omaha, Neb. …  A CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Second-Team Academic All-District selection … The only player in the SEC (all matches combined) to rank in the league’s top-10 in kills per set, service aces per set and hitting percentage simultaneously … Was the SEC’s service ace leader, averaging 0.40 service aces per set … Became the first Gator to lead the league in aces per set since Aury Cruz averaged a league-best 0.53 aces per set in 2003 … Became just the second Florida player ever to lead the SEC in aces per set during a single season … In conference matches only, averaged a league-best 0.45 aces per set … Ranked fourth in the SEC and 26th nationally with a .374 hitting efficiency … Was ninth in the SEC with 3.04 kills per set … Tallied seven triple-doubles on the season, including three that came in three-set matches … Has a school-record 22 career triple-doubles … Logged 23 double-doubles in 2010, including double-dips in 15 of her last 18 matches … Hit .500 or better in nine matches … Became just the 17th player in school history to record her 1,000th career kill, doing so against Florida State (12/4) … Ranks 16th in school history with 1,009 career kills … Averaged 5.48 assists per set during the season as part of the team’s 6-2 offensive scheme, setting in three back-row rotations … Currently ranks ninth in school history with 1,978 career assists … Finished the year third on the team in digs with 2.15 digs per set … Registered her seventh triple-double of the year vs. FSU (12/4) with a match-high 19 kills on .385 hitting with 21 assists and 12 digs, coupled with two blocks for 20.0 total points ... Charted a team-high eight kills on .700 hitting with 17 assists and four digs vs. South Carolina State (12/3) in the NCAA First Round ... Charted a match-high 13.5 points at South Carolina (11/26) with seven kills on 11 swings with no errors for a .636 hitting efficiency with assists, six digs and five blocks ... Dished out a season-high 31 assists to go with 13 digs and eight kills vs. No. 16 LSU (11/21) ... Tallied nine kills on .333 hitting with 21 assists, 11 digs and four blocks vs. Arkansas (11/19) ... Posted 10 kills on 16 swings with no errors for a .625 hitting efficiency with 18 assists vs. Alabama (11/14) ... Tallied 11 kills and 25 assists to go with two service aces, five digs and three blocks vs. Auburn (11/7) ... Tallied her sixth triple-double of the season at Ole Miss (10/29) with 10 kills on .562 hitting with 16 assists and a match-high 10 digs ... Charted a triple-double vs. Auburn (10/15) with 15 kills on a season-best .583 hitting percentage with 13 assists and 12 digs ... Recorded a career-high eight service aces against Arkansas (10/3), which was one ace shy of tying the school record ... Also totaled 14 assists  and six kills against the Razorbacks ... Had 15 kills on 28 swings with no errors for a .536 hitting percentage to go with 15 assists, six digs and four blocks against LSU (10/1) ... Charted a triple-double at Florida State (9/22) with 11 kills, 20 assists and 11 digs for 12.5 total points ... Turned in a triple-double with 19 kills on .410 hitting with 24 assists and 14 digs, to complement four blocks at Tennessee (9/19) ... Registered a triple-double vs. Penn State (9/10) with 14 kills on .300 hitting, 18 assists and 12 digs ... First triple-double of the season came against Nebraska (8/29) with a career-high-tying 20 kills on .514 hitting with 25 assists and eight digs at the Runza/AVCA Showcase.

 

As A Sophomore (2009)

A 2009 AVCA Second-Team All-American ... AVCA All-South Region ... All-SEC First Team ... Florida’s assists leader, averaging 7.04 dishes per set, which ranks seventh in the SEC ... Directed a 5-1 offense for the last six matches of the season, during which time she averaged 10.05 assists per set and a .351 hitting efficiency ... Second on the team and third in the SEC in hitting percentage with a .344 clip ... Hit better than .300 in 13 of her last 16 matches ... In SEC matches only, was second in the SEC with a .370 hitting efficiency ... Ranked third on the team with 2.92 kills per set ... The only player in the SEC to record a triple-double in 2009, accomplishing that feat nine times, which ranked second in NCAA Division I volleyball ... The SEC Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 19 ... Also a CVU.com Top Performer on Oct. 20 ... The Most Valuable Player of the Campus USA Credit Union Invitational ... Finished that tournament with 27 kills (4.50 k/s) on .452 hitting with 34 assists for a team-high 31 points in the two matches combined ... Charted 16 double-doubles on the year ... Distributed 26 assists vs. No. 1 Penn State in the NCAA Regional Semifinal (12/11) ... Dished out a squad-best 32 assists to complement five kills and six digs vs. FIU in the NCAA Second Round (12/4) ... Tallied seven kills on 10 swings with no errors for a season-best .700 hitting efficiency to complement 31 assists vs. College of Charleston (12/3) in the NCAA First Round ... Posted 12 kills on .579 hitting with a match-high 41 assists (two shy of her career high) in a win against No. 25 Notre Dame (11/28) ... Tallied nine kills on 14 swings with no errors and a squad-best 28 assists vs. South Carolina (11/27), running a 5-1 offense ... Dished out a career-high 43 assists in an upset of No. 10 Kentucky (11/22), operating as the team’s primary setter in a 5-1 offensive scheme ... Recorded her ninth triple-double of the season with 10 kills, 21 assists and 14 digs at Tennessee (11/22) ... Charted her eighth triple-double of the year with 13 kills on .333 hitting, 29 assists and 15 digs vs. No. 19 LSU (11/13) ... Dished out 30 assists as the primary setter in a 5-1 offense vs. Auburn (11/8) ... Tallied a match-high 12 kills on .579 hitting with 17 assists and three blocks for a match-high 13.5 points vs. Georgia (11/6) ... Posted her second consecutive triple-double and seventh of the season in a three-set sweep at Mississippi State (11/1), recording 11 kills on .320 hitting with 25 assists and 10 digs ... Notched her sixth triple-double of the year with 10 kills on .350 hitting, 23 assists and 15 digs in a three-set sweep at Alabama (10/30) ... Turned in a match-high 14 kills on .407 hitting with 15 assists and three blocks in a sweep of Ole Miss (10/25) ... Tallied seven kills on .636 hitting with 11 assists against Arkansas (10/23) ... Had a match-high 15 kills on .542 hitting with 16 assists and seven digs at Georgia (10/18) ... Recorded fifth triple-double of the season with 11 kills on 16 swings with no errors for a season-best .688 hitting efficiency, 19 kills and 12 digs in a three-set win at Arkansas (10/16) ... Tallied nine kills, four digs and four blocks at LSU (10/11) ... Fourth triple-double of 2009 came in a four-set win at South Carolina (10/7), comprised of 12 kills, 25 assists and a career-high 17 digs ... Also registered five blocks against the Gamecocks ... Charted her third triple-double of the season with a career-high-tying 20 kills on .424 hitting with 27 assists and 14 digs against No. 15 Kentucky (10/2) ... Dished out 22 assists and posted seven kills on .429 hitting against Alabama (9/27) ... Recorded a match-high 12 kills to complement a match-high 28 assists in a three-set sweep of Mississippi State (9/25) ... Had a career night at Ole Miss (9/18), charting her second triple-double of the season with a career-high 20 kills on .441 hitting with 32 assists and a then-career-high 16 digs ... Posted a career-high six blocks in a four-set win against Pacific (9/5) ... Charted seventh career triple-double with 14 kills, 28 assists and 10 digs vs. then-No. 11 Stanford (9/4) ... Dished out a season-high 34 assists in a five-set match vs. Florida State (8/31) ... Charted a season-high 15 kills on .684 hitting with 18 assists and 17 digs for a match-high 17.0 points vs. Colorado (8/29) ... Tallied 12 kills with 16 assists and a team-high 13.5 points vs. UNLV (8/28) … SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Freshman (2008)

Named the National Freshman of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association and Volleyball Magazine … The first player in school history to earn National Freshman of the Year honors … The 2008 AVCA South Region Freshman of the Year and an All-South Region selection … Tied for the national lead in triple-doubles during the 2008 campaign with six … Holds the school record for career triple-doubles … Broke the school record for triple-doubles just 27 matches into her collegiate career … Ranked eighth in the SEC with 3.22 kills per set … In conference matches only, ranked sixth in the league with 3.45 put-downs per set … Was second in the SEC in hitting percentage (all matches) with a .358 clip … Second on the team in digs with 1.88 per set … Made her mark in the Florida freshman record books, as she ranked in the top 10 in nine different freshmen categories … Tied the school’s freshman record for total kills, finishing with 357 and ranked second on the all-time freshman list for kills per set with 3.22 … Also was second all-time in hitting percentage by a freshman (.358) and kills per set by a freshman (3.22/set) … A three-time SEC Freshman of the Week selection (9/29, 10/6, 12/1), who on Sept. 29, 2008 became just the second player in league history to be named both Offensive Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week simultaneously … Was named the AVCA/Sports Imports National Player of the Week and the College Volleyball Update (CVU.com) National Player of the Week on Sept. 30, 2008 … Tallied eight kills on .353 hitting with 13 assists, five digs and three blocks vs. Colorado State (12/6) in the NCAA Second Round … Had seven kills on .417 hitting with 13 assists and five digs vs. Florida A&M (12/5) in the NCAA First Round … Finished with 13 kills, 17 assists and a career-high-tying 15 digs vs. UNLV (11/29) … Registered 17 kills on .353 hitting with 25 assists and 13 digs at South Carolina (11/26) to help the Gators clinch the SEC Championship … Tallied  10 kills on .500 hitting with 14 assists and six digs for 12.5 points vs. Alabama (11/21) … Tied the school record for triple doubles with four just 23 matches into her collegiate career, doing so with 15 kills, 16 assists and 14 digs at Tennessee (11/14) … Tallied 18 kills on .441 hitting with 25 assists and a career-high four blocks at Georgia (10/26) … Registered a career-high 19 kills on .395 hitting with 20 assists in a five set win at LSU (10/24) … Led Florida with 13 kills on .667 hitting – her highest hitting efficiency in an SEC match – at Auburn (10/17) … Had her third triple-double with 11 kills on .400 hitting with 25 assists and 10 digs for 14.0 points vs. No. 25 Kentucky (10/10) … Registered 15 kills on .524 hitting with 13 assists and a team-leading 15.0 points at Mississippi State (10/5) … Charted her second triple-double when she finished with 14 kills, a career-high 35 assists and 15 digs in a hard-fought road win at Alabama (10/3) … Tallied 13 kills, a then-career-high 29 assists and nine digs vs. Ole Miss (9/28) ... Recorded her first career triple-double against Arkansas (9/26), finishing with 15 kills on .619 hitting with 18 assists and 10 digs … Charted 10 kills, 25 assists and nine digs at Florida State (9/8) … Named to the All-Tournament Team of the Aquafina Invitational … Tallied 13 kills, dished out 20 assists and charted seven digs in her collegiate debut vs. UAB (8/29) … SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

 

Prior to Florida

Ranked as the nation’s top recruit by PrepVolleyball.com … The 2007 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year … Named captain of the 2008 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 … One of 12 finalists for the Schelde National Player of the Year award in 2007 … A three-time All-America selection by PrepVolleyball.com (2005-07) and a two-time Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine pick (2006-07) … A 2007 PrepVolleyball.com third-team Academic All-American … Garnered Player of the Year honors from the Chicago Sun-Times in 2007 … A three-time Joliet Herald Player of the Year honoree (2005-07) … Also named East Suburban Catholic Conference Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007, and earned the honor from the Champaign News-Gazette in 2006 … A three-time Chicago Tribune all-state selection, including first team nods as both a junior and a senior … Earned all-area recognition from the Joliet  Herald after each of her four prep seasons, and collected the same honor from the Chicago Sun-Times in each of her last three seasons … A three-time All-East  Suburban Catholic Conference honoree … Named one of Volleyball Magazine’s 25 Underclassmen to Watch following her junior season … One of 15 finalists for PrepVolleyball.com Junior of the Year in 2006, and one of 20 final nominees for  Sophomore of the Year in 2005 … Led the USA Junior National Team to a fourth-place finish at the 2007 FIVB Junior World Championships, earning the tournament’s Best Server award … Was one of only two players with remaining high school eligibility on the team … Guided Sports Performance to the Junior Olympics 18-Open national title in 2007 and the 16-Open crown in 2006, collecting MVP honors at both events … Sports Performance claimed the 2008 Junior Volleyball Director’s Association national championship … Helped orchestrate three consecutive AAU national championships for Sports Performance from 2006-08, as the club team compiled an 84-0 record since it was assembled when its members were 16 years of age … Named MVP of the tournament during the club’s first title run in 2006 … Led Joliet Catholic Academy to a share of the East Suburban Catholic Conference title, as well as its fourth consecutive regional crown and third-consecutive sectional championship, in 2007.

 

Murphy’s Career Statistics

Season  SP-MP     K    K/S    E    TA    Pct    A   A/S   SA  SA/S   SE  DIG   D/S  RE   BS   BA   TB   B/S  BE BHE Points Pts/S
2008.. 111-31   357   3.22  107   699   .358  610  5.50   24  0.22   53  209  1.88   1    0   62   62  0.56   4   6  412.0  3.71 
2009.. 108-31   315   2.92   88   659   .344  760  7.04   20  0.19   33  240  2.22   0    4   59   63  0.58   7  13  368.5  3.41 
2010.. 111-31   337   3.04   74   704   .374  608  5.48   44  0.40   58  239  2.15   1    3   71   74  0.67   6   8  419.5  3.77 
TOTAL. 330-93  1009   3.06  269  2062   .359 1978  5.99   88  0.27  144  688  2.08   2    7  192  199  0.60  17  27 1200.0  3.64 

 

Murphy’s Career Highs

Kills: 20, 3x., last vs. Nebraska (8/29/10)

Hitting Percentage: .727 vs. Jacksonville (9/5/08)

Assists: 43 vs. Kentucky (11/22/09)

Service Aces: 8 vs. Arkansas (10/3/10)

Digs: 17 vs. South Carolina (10/7/09)

Blocks: 6.0 vs. Pacific (9/5/09)

Points: 22.5 vs. Nebraska (8/29/10)

 

Murphy’s 2010 Season Highs

Kills: 20 vs. Nebraska (8/29/10)

Hitting Percentage: .700 vs. S.C. State (12/3/10)

Assists: 31 vs. LSU (11/21/10)

Service Aces: 8 vs. Arkansas (10/3/10)

Digs: 15 vs. Tennessee (10/20/10)

Blocks: 5.0, 2x., last vs. South Carolina (11/26/10)

Points: 22.5 vs. Nebraska (8/29/10)

 

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