Erin Murphy Athlete Profile

Erin Murphy

Positions: Sprints, Hurdles Height: 5-7 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2014 Hometown: Olathe , KS Last School: Olathe South High School

Personal 

  • Born in Bedford, Texas 
  • Parents are Kevin and Anne Murphy 
  • Enjoys meeting people, playing sports, cooking new foods, reading and listening to music and playing board games with family 
  • Majoring in athletic training 

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Olathe South High School
  • Earned four varsity letters in track and field 
  • Finished with three school records (300mH, 400m, 4x400m) 
  • Placed first at Region in the 300m hurdles, high jump and 4x400m 
  • Placed fifth at state in the 300m hurdles, 4x400m and high jump 
  • Member of the Honor Roll for all four years of high school 
  • Top-10 student in her graduating class 
  • Earned the Smith Book Award 

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 400m- 1:00.65; 60mH- 10.03; 400mH- 1:05:18; High Jump- 1.60m; Shot Put- 9.05m 


2012 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Began her BYU career with season best marks in the high jump (1.60m), 60m hurdles (10.03) and shot put (9.05m) 
  • Competed in the 400m (1:01.13) and the 60m hurdles (10.25) at the Blue & Orange Opener 
  • Finished third in the 400m hurdles in 1:06.15 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Ended the season with a season best performance in the 400m (1:00.65) at the Mountain States Games 

Outdoor:

  • FInished seventh during the Robison Invitational in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:04.7
  • Placed 10th in the 400m hurdles at the Utah Valley Invitational with a time of 1:06.01
  • During the BYU Tri-Meet, finished 5th in the 400m hurdles in 1:05.18

2013 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Opened 2013 with a 14th-place finish at the Blue and Orange Opener 400m in 1:02.29
  • During the Wildcat Invitational, finished eighth in the 400m with a time of 1:01.58