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Anna Murphy
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Anna Murphy 1832151
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jefferson City, Mo.
High School: Helias High School
Experience: 4 Letters

SENIOR SEASON (2017): Appeared in nine matches (five starts) with 21 sets played ... knocked in 31 kills on a .269 hitting percentage ... posted 18 blocks, three solo, for an 0.86 per set mark in limited action ... also added three assists and five digs ... hit season-best .750 with six kills in eight attempts with no errors versus Southern Sept. 9 ... tallied a season-high nine kills against Cincinnati Aug. 25 along with a season-best six blocks.

JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Competed in 23 matches during junior season with 17 starts ... recorded 157 kills for a 2.24 kills per set average that ranked fifth on the team ... registered a .353 hitting percentage that was good for second on the team and third best in the Sun Belt Conference ... the .353 hitting percentage is also the 10th best in a single season in school history ... tallied the fourth most blocks on the team with 39, including 10 block solos ... also added 19 digs, five service aces, and four assists on the year ... set career high in kills twice with 14 in back-to-back games versus Cleveland State and IUPUI Sept. 17 at the Hoosier Classic ... had career high in digs (five) and assists (three) at App State Sept. 23 ... compiled two service aces against UT Martin Sept. 9 for career high ... set career high with a .632 attacking percentage versus IUPUI Sept. 17 ... named to the SBC Commissioner's List.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Saw action in nine matches with six starts ... recorded 22 kills on a .300 hitting percentage ... also had 22 blocks in 22 sets along with three digs and an assist ... had season highs in kills (8), hitting percentage (.615), and blocks (6) at South Alabama Sept. 18 ... named to the SBC Commissioner's List.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Played in 11 matches and 32 sets ... registered 41 kills on a .330 hitting percentage ... had 21 blocks, including four block solos ... had a season-high 12 kills against Memphis Sept. 6 ... had season bests in hitting percentage (.600) and blocks (7) against UAPB on Sept. 12.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for Helias High School in Jefferson City, Mo. ... earned All-District and All-Region honors during junior and senior campaigns ... team captain as a senior in 2013 ... helped the Lady Crusaders win two district titles and earn one sectional appearance ... named to Academic All-State team all four years ... second player in school history to register 300 kills in a season and holds school record for block assists ... named to 2010 Frosh 59 list, which honored the 59 best varsity freshman in the country ... helped her club team to a nationals bid ... also played basketball ... member of National Honor Society, Club International, Sports Medicine Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), and Ping Pong Club ... honor roll student and Zonta Club student of the month.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Lorna Murphy ... born on July 19, 1996 ... has not decided on a major ... enjoys shopping, watching Netflix, and spending time with her friends and family.

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