Eleanor Murphy
Eleanor Murphy

Player Profile
RS Senior

Hanford, CA

High School:


Set Offense/Set Defender

2001 – Scored a season-high two goals against Pacific… Scored a total of four goals on the season.

2000 — Scored 15 goals on 26 attempts, good for a 58% shooting clip … Recorded four multiple goal games, including a hat trick versus Michigan on May 5 … Reached the back of the net twice in a games against UC San Diego on Feb. 4 and Feb. 11 and against Pacific on Apr. 4 … Netted a goal in the national championship game versus USC.

1999 — Recorded six goals in 20 attempts … Notched two goals against Hawai’i on April 10.

1998 — Redshirted the season.

High School— Lettered four years in soccer and three years in swimming and water polo at Colusa HS (1993-94) and Hanford HS (1994-97) … Scored 220 water polo goals, including a school record 130 as a senior … Named team MVP as a junior and first-team all-league and CIF … In her senior season, earned team co-MVP, league MVP and first-team All-CIF … Captained the squad in 1996 and 1997, leading the ’97 team to an undefeated league championship and a runner-up CIF finish … Also earned Most Inspirational for swimming, to go along with Valley qualifying times and two captaincies … A two-time all-league soccer selection and a senior captain.

Personal — Full name is Eleanor Reed Murphy … Born December 28, 1978 in Berkeley … Enjoys reading, swimming and relaxing in her spare time … Admires boxer Muhammad Ali “for his strength and courage through pain and adversity” … Likes that polo can be seen as a combination of multiple sports in the water … Working towards a career as a lawyer … Classics/Civilization major.

Career Statistics

Year	GS	Att	%
1999	6	20	30
2000	15	26	58
2001	4	20	20
Totals	25	66	38