6 Julia Murphy
6 Julia Murphy
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Canton, Mass.
High School: Canton
Position: H
m 34
k/s 2.85
h % .392
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.93
sa/s 0.31
d/s 0.82

2016 Ended her career as the first player in program and Little East Conference history to be named a four-time First Team selection and Offensive Player of the Year … Named the first-ever AVCA Second Team All-American, while also earning AVCA First Team All-Region accolades … Currently holds the program records in solo blocks (152), block assists (272), total blocks (424) and sets played (486) … Ended her career ranked second all-time in kills with 1,286, and third in attack percentage with .317 … Her 155 service aces has her sitting seventh all-time, while her 0.87 blocks per set has her ranked fourth all-time …  Sits fifth in the program’s history in matches played with 133 … Was named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week three times during her senior season … Ended her senior season with 353 kills, 2.85 kills per set, a .392 hitting percentage, 38 aces, 102 digs, 47 solo blocks, 68 block assists, and 115 total blocks … Scored 10 or more kills in 22 of the 34 matches played in 2016 … Registered 21 kills while also hitting .645 and had one solo block, and four block assists in the October 22 3-1 win over Trinity College (CT) … Recorded 12 or more kills in three consecutive matches from October 1-8 … Tallied a combined 26 kills, three solo blocks, and seven block assists in the Little East Conference Tournament to lead the Beacons to their seventh title in program history … Registered 12 kills and had four total blocks in the 3-2 win over ranked Stevenson University on September 2 … Hit an impressive .714 after scoring 10 kills on 14 attempts in the 3-0 win over MIT … Registered six straight matches with 11 or more kills from October 28-November 5 … Posted 14 kills and hit .370 to go along with three block assists and one solo block in the 3-1 win over 16th ranked Trinity University (TX).

2015 Named an AVCA All-American Honorable Mention selection … Earned AVCA and NEWVA All-Region honors … Earned her third straight Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Year and First Team honors … Named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week on October 26 … Played in all 28 matches and appeared in 102 sets … Combined for 275 kills (10th in the LEC) and had a .278 attack percentage (3rd in the LEC) … Led the Little East Conference with her 108 blocks (1.06 bps), after tallying 45 solo blocks and 63 block assists … Also combined for 28 aces (0.27 aps) … Finished the year with 10 or more kills in 17 matches … Hit a season-high 19 kills on 39 attempts (.333) in the 3-1 win over Clark University on October 23 … Recorded a stretch of five matches with 10 or more kills from October 24-November 7 … Combined for 24 kills on 48 attempts during the Beacons run to their sixth conference tournament title … Hit .619 in the conference semi-final win over Western Connecticut State University on November 5 … Delivered 15 kills on 33 attempts (.333) and had seven digs in the season-opener against Emerson College on September 1 … Recorded a total of eight blocks (2 sb, 6 ba) in the October 13 conference win over Southern Maine … Combined for five total blocks eight times during her junior season … Threw down a season-high four solo blocks on November 5 against Western Connecticut State, on October 27 against UMass Dartmouth, and on September 16 on Endicott College.  

2014 Named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-Region … Also garnered NEWVA All-Region and ECAC All-Star accolades … Named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference honoree … Named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week a career-best four times ... Played in 31 matches, earning a spot in the starting line-up 27 times … Played in all 116 sets and led the team and the conference with her 2.74 kills per set … Scored 318 kills during her sophomore season and had a team-best .298 hitting percentage … Also finished second on the team with a combined 84 blocks and led the team in solo blocks with 35 … Scored a team-best 58 aces and also tallied 114 digs to help the Beacons to their sixth straight conference regular season title … Recorded 10 or more kills in 16 matches … Scored a career-best 20 kills to go along with two aces, four digs, three solo blocks, and five block assists in the 3-2 win over regionally-ranked Tufts University on September 30 … Scored 19 kills in the 3-2 win over SUNY Canton and in the 3-1 win over UMass Dartmouth on September 5 and October 16 respectively … Threw down a season-high five solo blocks and had three block assists for eight total blocks in the September 23 win over Rhode Island College … Recorded a streak of five straight matches with 11 or more kills from September 12-September 23 … Scored 17 kills in the 3-2 win over Williams College on September 12 … Posted  a career-high .684 hitting percentage in the 3-0 win over Middlebury College after she scored 13 kills on 19 attempts on September 13 … Recorded 19 kills on 33 attempts for a .485 hitting percentage, and also had 13 digs in the 3-1 win over UMass Dartmouth on October 16 … Recorded 12 kills and five aces in the conference win over Eastern Connecticut State University on October 21.

2013 Had one of the most impressive freshman seasons in program history … Named the Little East Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Year and First Team Honoree … Was also  named a ECAC New England Second Team selection … Earned her first regional honoree from the New England Women’s Volleyball Association (NEWVA) when she was named a Honorable Mention and All-Rookie Team selection … Named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week a total of three times … Finished the year with 339 kills and a .298 hitting percentage … Also managed 25 solo blocks and 92 block assists … Tallied 84 digs and also had 31 aces … Recorded 10 or more kills in 11 matches … Finished with a career-best 16 kills in the 3-2 come-from-behind win over Little East Conference rival Keene State College on September 11 … Tallied 11 kills and a .429 hitting percentage in the Little East Conference Tournament championship match on November 10 against Keene State College … Totaled 10 kills and four block assists in the championship round of the NCAA Regional Tournament … Totaled 14 block assists and 27 kills in the NCAA Regional Tournament at Williams College … Had her best defensive showing when he combined for four digs, one solo block, and four block assists at Vassar College (N.Y.) on November 2 … Totaled 14 kills in just her fourth match of her career against Pacific University at the Colorado College Invitational … Recorded 15 kills and a pair of block assists in the 3-2 loss to Haverford College on October 12.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Canton High School in 2013 where she was a three-sport athlete (volleyball, ice hockey, softball) … Named a Two-time Division II All-State honoree in volleyball … Hockomock League MVP … Three-time Hockomock League All-Star … Named a Boston Globe, Patriot Ledger, and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Honoree … Named Team Captain … Earned four varsity letters during her high school career … Led the ice hockey team to a Division II Central Sectional Championship and Hockomock League Championship … Named to her high school’s Honor Roll, Century Club, National Honors Society … Received the Saint Michael’s Book Award … Played for the SMASH Volleyball Club … Helped her team to a 18’s NERVA Championship of the 18 Open Gold and The Great Nor’Easter 18’s Gold Championship … Born on December 19, 1994 … Daughter of Michelle and William Murphy … Has one brother, Brian and one sister, Olivia (former member of the UMass Boston women’s basketball team) … Currently majoring in Electrical Engineering ... Member of the Umass Boston Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

 

Recent Games
Oct 29 at Trinity University (Texas) W, 3-1
Oct 29 vs. Hardin-Simmons University W, 3-2
Nov 3 Eastern Connecticut State University W, 3-1
Nov 5 Plymouth State University W, 3-0
Nov 11 vs. Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 3-0
Nov 12 at Tufts University L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 34 7
Sets 124 24
Kills 353 67
Kills per set 2.85 2.79
Errors 69 12
Total Attacks 725 128
Hitting Percentage .392 .430
Assists 12 5
Assists per set 0.10 0.21
Service Aces 38 7
Service Errors 57 16
Service Aces per set 0.31 0.29
Reception Errors 7 2
Digs 102 30
Digs per set 0.82 1.25
Block Solo 47 12
Block Assist 68 8
Block Total 115 20
Blocks per set 0.93 0.83
Block Errors 12 7
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 472.0 90.0
Points per set 3.8 3.8
Matches started 33 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 vs. University of Wisconsin-Platteville W, 3-0 1 3 4 4 21 .000 1 1 1 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 2 vs. Stevenson University W, 3-2 1 5 12 4 26 .308 0 0 2 0 3 2 2 0 4 1 15.0
Sep 3 vs. Lawrence University W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 15 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 3 at Christopher Newport University L, 3-0 1 3 7 4 18 .167 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Sep 8 Emerson College W, 3-1 1 4 12 2 26 .385 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 14.0
Sep 10 vs. Husson University W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 6 .667 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 10 vs. Suffolk University W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 16 .625 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 14.0
Sep 14 Brandeis University W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 10 .700 1 8 4 0 4 5 1 0 6 0 20.5
Sep 17 Western Connecticut State University W, 3-0 1 3 10 0 15 .667 0 1 3 0 7 3 1 0 4 0 14.5
Sep 20 Tufts University W, 3-1 1 4 11 1 21 .476 0 0 3 0 4 3 3 1 6 0 15.5
Sep 22 at MIT W, 3-0 1 3 10 0 14 .714 0 1 0 1 1 1 4 0 5 0 14.0
Sep 24 Eastern Connecticut State University W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 23 .261 0 0 3 0 4 1 2 1 3 0 12.0
Sep 27 at Plymouth State University W, 3-2 - 5 12 1 23 .478 1 0 3 0 6 2 1 3 3 0 14.5
Sep 30 at Wellesley College L, 3-2 1 5 14 3 24 .458 0 3 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 18.0
Oct 1 Babson College W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 13 .308 0 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 4 0 10.0
Oct 1 Middlebury College L, 3-2 1 5 15 4 38 .289 0 2 2 0 5 2 2 1 4 0 20.0
Oct 4 at UMass Dartmouth W, 3-0 1 3 12 4 17 .471 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 14.5
Oct 8 at Colby-Sawyer College W, 3-0 1 3 12 2 22 .455 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 14.5
Oct 8 vs. Coast Guard Academy W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 13 .692 1 1 0 1 2 1 4 0 5 0 13.0
Oct 11 Roger Williams University W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 19 .421 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 3 0 13.0
Oct 13 at Keene State College W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 22 .227 1 1 2 0 8 0 3 1 3 0 9.5
Oct 18 Rhode Island College W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 14 .500 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 21 vs. SUNY Canton W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 25 .320 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 22 vs. Trinity College W, 3-1 1 4 21 1 31 .645 0 0 3 0 4 1 4 0 5 0 24.0
Oct 22 at Amherst College W, 3-1 1 4 12 1 33 .333 0 3 3 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Oct 25 University of Southern Maine W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 14 .571 0 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 28 vs. Augsburg University (Minn.) L, 3-2 1 5 11 4 31 .226 0 2 1 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Oct 28 vs. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor W, 3-2 1 5 15 4 22 .500 0 0 3 0 4 1 4 0 5 0 18.0
Oct 29 at Trinity University (Texas) W, 3-1 1 4 14 4 27 .370 1 3 3 0 4 1 3 1 4 0 19.5
Oct 29 vs. Hardin-Simmons University W, 3-2 1 5 14 0 28 .500 1 0 1 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Nov 3 Eastern Connecticut State University W, 3-1 1 4 14 3 28 .393 0 2 1 1 3 2 4 0 6 0 20.0
Nov 5 Plymouth State University W, 3-0 1 3 12 1 20 .550 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 4 0 14.5
Nov 11 vs. Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 5 27 .074 1 0 1 0 5 4 3 0 7 0 12.5
Nov 12 at Tufts University L, 3-1 1 4 7 1 23 .261 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2013-14 40 144 339 2.35 112 761 .298 4 0.03 31 0.22 84 0.58 25 92 117 0.81 441.0 3.1
2014-15 31 116 318 2.74 91 761 .298 4 0.03 58 0.50 114 0.98 35 49 84 0.72 435.5 3.8
2015-16 28 102 275 2.70 87 677 .278 12 0.12 28 0.27 93 0.91 45 63 108 1.06 379.5 3.7
2016-17 34 124 353 2.85 69 725 .392 12 0.10 38 0.31 102 0.82 47 68 115 0.93 472.0 3.8
Total 133 486 1285 2.64 359 2924 .317 32 0.07 155 0.32 393 0.81 152 272 424 0.87 1728.0 3.6
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 34 124 353 2.85 69 725 .392 12 0.10 38 0.31 102 0.82 47 68 115 0.93 472.0 3.8
Conference 7 24 67 2.79 12 128 .430 5 0.21 7 0.29 30 1.25 12 8 20 0.83 90.0 3.8
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Home 12 42 123 2.93 20 241 .427 2 0.05 17 0.40 39 0.93 29 20 49 1.17 179.0 4.3
Away 10 37 107 2.89 22 223 .381 6 0.16 14 0.38 28 0.76 7 18 25 0.68 137.0 3.7
Neutral 12 45 123 2.73 27 261 .368 4 0.09 7 0.16 35 0.78 11 30 41 0.91 156.0 3.5
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Wins 29 102 299 2.93 53 591 .416 11 0.11 31 0.30 88 0.86 43 60 103 1.01 403.0 4.0
Losses 5 22 54 2.45 16 134 .284 1 0.05 7 0.32 14 0.64 4 8 12 0.55 69.0 3.1
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September 14 51 129 2.53 26 258 .399 4 0.08 17 0.33 37 0.73 20 24 44 0.86 178.0 3.5
October 16 59 184 3.12 33 369 .409 7 0.12 19 0.32 53 0.90 19 34 53 0.90 239.0 4.1
November 4 14 40 2.86 10 98 .306 1 0.07 2 0.14 12 0.86 8 10 18 1.29 55.0 3.9