UND Roster

2013-14 Fencing Roster

Ryan Murphy


Height 5'6''
Class Senior
Hometown Commack, NY
High School Commack HS

AS A JUNIOR: Finished the season 20-13, with his best performance coming at home at the Notre Dame Duals where he went 13-3 on the day … lost first two bouts of the season at the St. John’s Invite before regrouping the next day at the NYU Invitational … won first bout of the day in the Coles Sports Center against Yale’s Brian Wang, 5-2, before succumbing to Dillon Lew, 5-0 … finished the match with the Bulldogs 1-2 … against North Carolina, out-dueled Alexander Burte 5-2 … at Northwestern Duals, was perfect against Cal Tech, winning over the Beavers with scores of 5-1, 5-2, and 5-2 … had a close win over UC-San Diego’s Keric Moore, 5-4 … went 1-1 against North Carolina, winning 5-1 over Alexander Burte … back at Notre Dame, went up against Detroit with back-to-back scores of 5-0, winning the third bout 5-1 over Elijah Robertson … remained undefeated in next team bout, besting Northwestern’s Wildcats 3-0 … finished the meet 2-1 against Air Force, beating Daniel Johnson 5-0 and Emerson Woerner 5-2 … at Midwest Fencing Conference (MFC) Championships, finished in 29th place in individual competition.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in two regular season dual meets for the foil team on the year, compiling a 15-6 record … achieved a 13-2 mark at the Notre Dame Duals … remained undefeated in head-to-head bouts at the home duals against Lawrence (2-0), Case Western (3-0) and Michigan State (3-0) … finished 3-3 overall at the Northwestern Duals, surrendering only two touches in a pair of bouts against Cal Tech … finished 15th out of 73 fencers at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not fence during first year with the program while recovering from a knee injury

PREP AND PERSONAL: Fenced on the varsity team at Commack High School … named all-conference sophomore, junior, and senior years … went undefeated at Suffolk County Foil Championship senior year which earned him the county championship and an all-Long Island honors … News 12 (Long Island News Network) Scholar-Athlete following senior season … biggest thrill to-date was earning ‘A’ ranking in April 2010 by coming in 3rd at the Jeff Wolfe Long Island Challenge … third-generation Notre Dame member (grandfather Arthur Murphy attended in 1942, father Shawn Murphy graduated in 1977) … son of Shawn and Judith Murphy … enrolled in the College of Science, pursuing a degree in physics.

Murphy[apos]s Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2011 Did Not Compete due to injury
2012 15 6 .714
2013 20 13 .606
Career 35 19 .648