#16 Steve Murphy
Played in all 63 games during his Notre Dame career and tallied 45 points on 28 goals and 17 assists … 26 ground balls … earned four monograms … drafted by New York in the seventh round of the 2013 MLL Draft … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Played in all 16 games and was a major presence on Notre Dame[apos]s second midfield line … notched a career-high 13 points on eight goals and five assists … picked up a career-high eight ground balls … matched a career-high mark with two goals in Notre Dame[apos]s 13-5 season-opening win at Duke … tied the Penn State contest, 5-5, in the third quarter of an eventual 10-9 overtime victory … recorded three points on two goals and one assist in a 13-12 overtime triumph at Denver … picked up a season-high two ground balls in a 7-6 win at Rutgers … posted one goal and one assist in consecutive games against St. John[apos]s (L, 12-10) and Marquette (W, 17-5) … had a goal and an assist in the loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … earned his fourth monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Played in all 16 games on Notre Dame[apos]s second midfield line … tallied 12 points on five goals and a career-best seven assists … five ground balls … notched an assist in a 10-9 triple-overtime victory over Denver … his goal put the Irish up 4-1 in a 12-9 triumph of Rutgers … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s fifth goal and tallied the team[apos]s 12th goal in a 13-6 win over St. John[apos]s in the Konica Minolta Big City Classic … assisted on the score that knotted the game 1-1 in an eventual 9-7 victory over Georgetown … registered a career-high two assists in a 10-7 victory at Villanova … his tally put Notre Dame up 5-2 in the third quarter of the 8-6 win over Syracuse that clinched the regular season BIG EAST title for the Irish … came up huge in the 12-10 triumph of Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship as he tallied a career-high four points on two goals and two assists … both the goal and assist totals matched career-best efforts … his first goal gave the Irish a 6-4 advantage in the second quarter, while his second tally put the team up 8-7 in the fourth quarter … received his third monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 14 games on Notre Dame[apos]s second midfield unit … had 10 points on six goals and four assists … scored first goal of the season in the home opener, an 11-7 win over Drexel … had assists in back-to-back victories over Ohio State (8-7) and Rutgers (8-3) … matched a then career-high total with two points on a goal and an assist in a 12-8 win over Villanova … had a goal in three straight Irish BIG EAST wins over Georgetown (7-6), St. John[apos]s (10-7) and Providence (14-3) … produced a two-point effort with a goal and an assist in a 13-6 triumph of Penn in the first round of the NCAA Championship … earned his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Played in every game during his rookie campaign … tallied nine goals and one assist … picked up seven ground balls … scored a season-high two goals in the season opener, an 11-7 win at Duke … deposited a goal in an 11-9 triumph of Loyola … registered a goal in the 14-7 victory over Denver … scored one goal in losses to Villanova (9-8) and Georgetown (11-8) … tallied a goal in an 11-3 win over Providence … matched a season-high point total of two with a goal and an assist in a 13-6 win at St. John[apos]s … registered a goal in a 12-7 win over Cornell in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Under Armour All-American … Under Armour Senior Classic participant … U.S. Lacrosse All-American … U.S. Lacrosse National Senior Showcase … three-time first team all-county in lacrosse … gold medalist at the 2008 Empire State games … all-Long Island … tallied over 200 career goals … scored 46 goals as a senior in an injury-shortened season … picked up 130 ground balls during his final prep campaign … holds every record at William Floyd for ground balls, goals, assists and faceoff wins … three-time all-county and three-time all-division … North vs. South Senior Showcase invitee … 2009 USILA preseason All-American … named a top-five player on Long Island according to Newsday … three-time all-division and academic all-division in football at quarterback and wide receiver … first team all-state in football … also two-time all-county and all-Long Island on the gridiron … received Boomer Esiason Award as the best quarterback on Long Island … Boomer Esiason Classic starting quarterback … Tony Cachia Award as the outstanding football player in Suffolk County … amassed 2,200 all-purpose yards as a senior (1,150 passing, 1,050 rushing) and 12 total touchdowns (13 passing, 12 rushing) … three-time Long Island champions in football … football team ranked 20th nationally during his junior campaign … received the Dellacave Award for the top athlete in Suffolk County (all-sport award) … son of Steven and Lisa Murphy … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May 2013 with a finance degree.
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