19 Matt Murphy
19 Matt Murphy
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Watertown, Mass.
High School: Watertown
Position: D
gp 12
p 4
g 1
a 3

2018 SEASON HIGHS

Games Played / Games Started: 12/12

Goals: 1 vs. University of Southern Maine, March 31

Assists: 1 three times (3 total)

Points: 1 four times (4 total)

Ground Balls: 8 vs. Salem State University, April 25 (36 total)

Caused Turnovers: 6 vs. Salem State University, April 25 (18 total)

Face-offs: 3-15 (20.0) 

NOTABLES 

  • Scored his first career goal on March 31 vs. University of Southern Maine
  • Had 8 ground balls and 6 caused turnovers in the 11-3 win over Salem State University on April 25 
  • Recorded an assist in back to back conference games vs. Plymouth State University 
  • Tied his career high 4 points in his junior season as one of the Beacons’ go to defenseman 
  • Second on the team in caused turnovers with 18 

2017 AWARDS

Little East Conference Second Team

2017 SEASON HIGHS

Games Played / Games Started: 16 / 15

Goals: 0

Assists: 2 vs. New England College, 3/1/17 (4 total)

Points: 2 vs. New England College, 3/1/17 (4 total)

Situational Goals (GAME WINNERS, UP, DOWN): 0

Ground Balls: 14 vs. Southern Maine, 4/28/17 (80 total)

Caused Turnovers: 4 vs. Rivier University, 3/22/17 (28 total)

Face-offs: 146-316 (46.2)

NOTABLES

  • Recorded eight ground balls and was 14-for-21 against Wheaton College (MA) on April 4
  • Collected a career-high 17 face-off wins at Keene State College on May 6 in the Little East Tournament Championship game
  • Had five ground balls, three caused turnovers, and 11 face-off wins against Plymouth State on May 4 to give the Beacons their first-ever LEC Tournament semi-final win
  • Had 16 face-off wins and had an assist and a caused turnover against Southern Maine on April 28

2016 Started in 10 of the 17 games he played in during his freshman season … Combined for 26 groundballs and 16 caused turnovers … Also had five face-off wins … Made his collegiate debut on March 1 at Wentworth Institute of Technology … Earned his first college groundball and had a pair of caused turnovers in the 14-10 win over Daniel Webster College on March 3 … Earned his first collegiate point, an assist, and had a career-high four groundballs in the 17-9 win over Becker College on March 8 … Tallied four ground balls and was 2-for-2 at the face-off dot on April 2 against Keene State College.

PERSONAL/ HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Watertown High School in 2015 where he was a three sport athlete (lacrosse, hockey, soccer) … In his Junior year he was a Middlesex League All-Star … He earned three varsity letters … During his Senior year he helped lead the hockey team to win the State Championships … In high school he was also a member of the National Honors Society … Born March 16, 1997 to Robert and Kathleen Murphy … He has one sibling, Luke … He is a member of the Honors College and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee at UMB and currently majors in Exercise Health Sciences. 

 

Recent Games
Apr 14 Eastern Connecticut State University L, 8-3
Apr 18 at UMass Dartmouth W, 13-5
Apr 21 Keene State College L, 20-10
Apr 25 Salem State University W, 11-3
Apr 27 at Plymouth State University L, 15-12
May 1 at Plymouth State University L, 17-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 7
Points 4 2
Goals 1 1
Assists 3 1
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 36 27
Turnovers 13 10
Caused turnovers 18 10
Faceoffs 3-15 1-8
Faceoff percentage 20.0 12.5
Shots 4 3
Shooting percentage 25.0 33.3
Shots on goal 2 2
Shots on goal percentage 50.0 66.7
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 27 at New England College W, 13-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 3 Wentworth Institute of Technology   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 MIT L, 18-8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0-1 0 - 0 -
Mar 13 vs. RPI L, 26-5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2-6 0 - 0 -
Mar 15 vs. Nichols College L, 15-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 at Becker College W, 24-5 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at Regis College W, 22-9 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Rivier University W, 14-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 Wheaton College L, 13-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at University of Southern Maine L, 17-14 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 7 at Western Connecticut State University W, 9-6 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0-1 0 - 0 -
Apr 9 Husson University W, 21-3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 14 Eastern Connecticut State University L, 8-3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0-1 0 - 0 -
Apr 18 at UMass Dartmouth W, 13-5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 21 Keene State College L, 20-10 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 1-4 0 - 0 -
Apr 25 Salem State University W, 11-3 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 6 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 27 at Plymouth State University L, 15-12 0 1 1 0 0 4 2 1 0-2 1 0.0 0 0.0
May 1 at Plymouth State University L, 17-11 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 17 10 0 1 1 0 0 26 9 16 5-15 0 - 0 -
2016-17 16 15 0 4 4 0 0 80 18 28 146-316 9 0.0 2 22.2
2017-18 12 12 1 3 4 0 0 36 13 18 3-15 4 25.0 2 50.0
2018-19 19 19 0 1 1 0 0 41 7 20 11-37 2 0.0 0 0.0
Total 64 56 1 9 10 0 0 183 47 82 165-383 15 6.7 4 26.7
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 12 12 1 3 4 0 0 36 13 18 3-15 4 25.0 2 50.0
Conference 7 7 1 1 2 0 0 27 10 10 1-8 3 33.3 2 66.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 19 6 12 1-6 0 - 0 -
Away 6 6 1 2 3 0 0 15 7 6 0-3 4 25.0 2 50.0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2-6 0 - 0 -
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Wins 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 17 6 10 0-1 1 0.0 0 0.0
Losses 7 7 1 3 4 0 0 19 7 8 3-14 3 33.3 2 66.7
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February 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
March 3 3 1 1 2 0 0 5 0 2 2-7 2 50.0 2 100.0
April 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 28 11 12 1-8 1 0.0 0 0.0
May 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 0-0 0 - 0 -