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

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity cross country team at St. Joseph Regional H.S. under head coach Nick DeVito … named Most Improved Athlete in 2011 and team 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 … also a three-year member of the winter track and two-year member of the spring track teams ... won the academic SJR Green Knight Medal, ranked first in history and was an AP Scholar with Honors … member of National Honor Society as Vice President.

Personal: Son of Brian and Mary Murphy … has one brother (Thomas) and three sisters (Meghan, Julia and Erin) ... Has not yet declared a major.