Nicole Murphey  
Nicole Murphey

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Blaine, Minn.

High School:
Blaine HS

Position:
Long Jump

Birthdate:
04/16/1992


04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend

04/04/2014

Gophers Win South Florida Collegiate

Minnesota outscored second-place Kennesaw State, 205-192

03/22/2014

Throwers, Relays Lead Gophers at TSU

Devin Stanford won the hammer throw and the discus to lead Minnesota

03/20/2014

Outdoor Season Begins at TSU Relays

The Gophers are training in Houston, Texas, during spring break

02/28/2014

Gophers in Fifth Place After B1G Day One

Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota

Photo Gallery

2014 Season: Named team captain.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished 12th in long jump at the Big Ten Championships with a season-best leap of 18-9 1/4 (5.72m) • won the long jump at the MSU Open and took second at the Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Finished 18th in long jump at the Big Ten Championships • jumped a season-best 18-11 3/4 (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 1/2 (1.46m) in the high jump, and 34-6 3/4 (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 1/2 (5.65m) for a season best and a second-place finish. Outdoor: Tallied the seventh-best heptathlon score in school history at the 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 1/4 (5.82m) in the long jump, and 33-10 3/4 (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 3/4 (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 18-1 3/4 • 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 • undecided on a major • daughter of Bob and Kathy Murphey • has an older brother, Derek • was a competitive dancer from age three to 16.

CAREER BESTS
Event Mark
Meet
Long Jump, Indoor 18-9 1/4 (5.72m) Big Ten (2/22/13)
Long Jump, Outdoor 19-1 1/4 (5.82m)% Big Ten (5/12/12)

% indicates mark recorded as part of heptathlon