20 Kelsey Murphy
20 Kelsey Murphy
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Good Counsel
Position: G
Major: Elementary Education


2011-12: Begins her sophomore year as an important part of the Spartan guard rotation ... is a gifted shooter that really came on at the end of the year ... also proved to be an outstanding one-on-one perimeter defender during the year ... has the ability to get to the rim and get to the line where she is a very good free throw shooter ... is a very coachable player that will continue to grow as a player as her career progresses.

2010-11: Registered significant impact on the Spartans as a freshman as she played in and started all 29 games in her first year in the Green and White ... averaged 7.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 1.0 steals per game ... shot 34.7% from the floor and 79.3% from the free throw line ... converted a team-high 48 three point field goals during the year as she shot 34.3% from distance ... played a team-high 940 minutes as she emerged as a top perimeter defender during the year ... blocked 19 shots during the year ... poured in a career-high 21 points in the December 13 game against Rowan ... recorded a career high of eight assists in the February 26 CAC championship game against Wesley while she pulled in a career-high nine rebounds at Wesley on February 16 ... drained a career-high five three pointers in three different games during the campaign (vs. Rowan on December 13, vs. Marymount on January 22, vs. St. Mary's on February 22) ... reached double figures in scoring in 10 games while she scored in 24 of her 29 games ... grabbed at least one rebound in 27 of her appearances.

Personal: Is the daughter of Neal and Maureen Murphy . . . born February 2, 1992 . . . is an elementary education major. . . played for the Maryland Flames Elite AAU squad with current teammates Kristen Haley and Aja Wallpher . . . was a silver and bronze medalists at nationals with the Flames.