The first-ever Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual is this Saturday in Madison, Wis.
The Gophers host the Minnesota Open at the U of M Fieldhouse this Saturday
Minnesota begins the 2015 track & field season at the Minnesota Open Jan. 17
Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend
Minnesota outscored second-place Kennesaw State, 205-192
2014 Season - Indoor: Named team captain recorded a season-best long jump of 18-08.50 (5.70m) to win the event at Parents Day Open finished 16th at Big Tens with a jump of 18-06.50 (5.65m) won long jump (18-05.00, 5.61m) at UW-River Falls.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in long jump at three meets recorded a season-best jump of 18-04.50 (5.60m) for third place at USF Collegiate placed second (18-03.75, 5.58m) at Holst Invitational finished sixth with a jump of 17-11 (5.46m) at TSU Relays.
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished 12th in long jump at the Big Ten Championships with a season-best leap of 18-9.25 (5.72m) won the long jump at the MSU Open and took second at the Parents Day Open.
2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 18th in long jump at the Big Ten Championships jumped a season-best 18-11.75 (5.78m) at the Alabama Invite won the long jump at both the UNLV and Janis Rider Invites Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the pentathlon at the Big Ten Championships, scoring 3,461 points notched season bests of 9.04 in the 60m hurdles, 4-9.50 (1.46m) in the high jump, and 34-6.75 (10.53m) during the Big Ten meet took third at the Jack Johnson Classic pentathlon with 3,348 points also competed in the Holiday Inn Invitational open long jump, marking 18-6.50 (5.65m) for a season best and a second-place finish.
2012 Season - Outdoor: Tallied the then-seventh best heptathlon score in school history at Big Ten Championships, finishing 11th (4,850) Big Ten Championships marks included season bests of 25.06 in the 200m, 14.28 in the 100m hurdles, 19-1.25 (5.82m) in the long jump, and 33-10.75 (10.32m) in the shot put also finished 16th in the open long jump (18-1) finished third in long jump at the Arkansas Invitational with a jump of 18-4.75 (5.61m) placed fourth in the heptathlon at the Aztec Invitational Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Blaine High School high school coaches were Kelley Munson and Ann Stoelberger 2010 Minnesota Class AA state runner-up in long jump with a leap of 18-01.75 also finished 20th in the 100m at the 2010 state meet competed in the state meet all four years of high school two-time Northwest Suburban Conference champion lettered in dance academic all-state honoree honor roll student.
Personal: Born April 16, 1992 majoring in kinesiology daughter of Bob and Kathy Murphey has an older brother, Derek was a competitive dancer from age three to 16.