Women's Track

Elizabeth Murphy
Elizabeth Murphy

Graduate Student

Washington, Mich.

High School:

Last College:
Grand Valley State



Three Mustangs Earn All-America Recognition

Murphy, Cvitanovic, Kalu All Take Honor From USTFCCCA


SMU's Season Ends After First Day At NCAA Championships

Kalu, Cvitanovic, Murphy Represent Mustangs In Oregon


Three Mustangs Prepare For NCAA Championships Starting Wednesday

Kalu, Cvitanovic, Murphy All Look To Finish Season Strong


Cvitanovic Reaches NCAA Finals

Three Mustangs Qualify For Eugene


Kalu Earns NCAA Championship Berth

Sprinter Will Join Hammer Thrower Murphy In Eugene

2013 (Sr.): Indoor: Had four top-four finishes in four indoor events, including a second at the SPIRE Invitational and third at the Conference USA Championships... Her 20.34m result at the SPIRE Invitational is second-best all-time at SMU... Outdoor: Won three hammer throw events, including the C-USA Championship... Had a runner-up result at the Bobcat Classic... Scored a 62.32m result at the NCAA Preliminaries, placing eighth and qualifying for the NCAA Championships; 62.32m is third-best in SMU history... Placed 15th at the NCAA Championships... HONORS: Second Team All-American - hammer throw.

2011 (At GVSU): Participated primarily in the weight throw during the indoor season, tallying four first-place finishes...Won the event at the GVSU Holiday Open (19.07 meters), GVSU Laker Early Bird (18.83 meters), Bob Eubanks Open (19.19 meters) and the Indiana University Relays (20.57 meters), where she had a personal best...Finished third to be named an All-American at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships iwth a toss of 19.23 meters...During the outdoor season, she participated strictly in the hammer throw, winning three of the four events she entered...Won the event at the Miami Invitational with a personal best throw of 61.21 meters and also won at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational with a toss of 57.62 meters...Won the 2011 NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championship with a toss of 59.11 meters.

2010 (At GVSU): Never finished lower than ninth in any competition...Threw the weight during the indoor season...Won three events including the GVSU Holiday Open (16.68 meters), GVSU Laker Early Bird (17.28 meters) and the GLIAC Indoor Championship with a toss of 19.10 meters, her season-best...Just missed out on being crowned the individual national champion at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships, finishing second with a toss of 18.87 meters...During the outdoor season, she primarily threw the hammer, winning the event four times...Won the hammer throw at the Grand Rapids Open (54.32 meters), Miami Invitational (56.86 meters) and the GLIAC Outdoor Championships (60.29 meters) where she had a season-best throw...Finished second at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships with a toss of 55.38 meters.

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