Joe Murphy
Joe Murphy
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
High School: St. Joseph Regional
Position: Distance

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity track and field teams at St. Joseph Regional H.S. under head coach Nick DeVito … also a four-year member of the varsity cross country team … named Most Improved Athlete in 2011 and cross country MVP his senior year … selected second team All-League in 2010, first team All-League in 2011 and 2012, and honorable mention All-County in 2012 … received the Brett Taylor Scholarship ... won the academic SJR Green Knight Medal, ranked first in history and was an AP Scholar with honors … vice president of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Brian and Mary Murphy…has one brother (Thomas) and three sisters (Meghan, Julia and Erin) … has not yet declared a major ... also a member of the Holy Cross cross country team.