19 Matt Murphy
19 Matt Murphy
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Watertown, Mass.
High School: Watertown
Position: D
gp 19
p 1
g 0
a 1

2019 AWARDS

All-Conference: Second Team 

SEASON HIGHS

Games Played/Games Started: 19/19
Assists: 1 vs. Nazareth College, March 12 (1 total)
Points: 1 vs. Nazareth College, March 12 (1 total)
Ground Balls: 5 two times (41 total)
Caused Turnovers: 2 three times (20 total)

NOTABLES

  • Named to the Little East Conference Second Team as a senior 
  • Played in all 19 games for the Beacons 
  • Ranked second on the team in caused turnovers with 20 while his 41 ground balls placed him at fourth amongst the Beacons 
  • Sits at 9thall time with 183 groundballs and 2ndwith 82 caused turnovers
  • Recorded his first point of the year on March 12 vs. Nazareth College while picking up a season-best five groundballs 

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 16 New England College L, 17-8
Apr 20 Plymouth State University L, 15-9
Apr 23 at University of Southern Maine W, 13-7
Apr 26 Western Connecticut State University W, 16-10
Apr 30 at Western Connecticut State University W, 11-7
May 3 vs. Plymouth State University L, 21-14
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 8
Points 1 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 1 0
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 41 15
Turnovers 7 3
Caused turnovers 20 5
Faceoffs 11-37 5-16
Faceoff percentage 29.7 31.3
Shots 2 0
Shooting percentage 0.0 -
Shots on goal 0 0
Shots on goal percentage 0.0 -
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 23 at Roger Williams University L, 16-4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0-2 0 - 0 -
Mar 3 at Curry College L, 20-6 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3-9 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 5 Husson University W, 18-7 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 12 vs. Nazareth College L, 26-6 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 1 1-3 0 - 0 -
Mar 15 vs. Lycoming L, 13-9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1-6 0 - 0 -
Mar 20 at Trinity College L, 20-3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 24 at Keene State College L, 19-5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0-1 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 at Lasell College L, 10-8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1-1 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 30 at Merchant Marine Academy L, 16-4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 3 Castleton University L, 12-10 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 6 at UMass Dartmouth L, 10-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 10 Salem State University W, 13-3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 13 at Eastern Connecticut State University L, 14-13 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 5-15 0 - 0 -
Apr 16 New England College L, 17-8 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 20 Plymouth State University L, 15-9 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 23 at University of Southern Maine W, 13-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 26 Western Connecticut State University W, 16-10 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 30 at Western Connecticut State University W, 11-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 3 vs. Plymouth State University L, 21-14 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 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 19 19 0 1 1 0 0 41 7 20 11-37 2 0.0 0 0.0
Conference 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 15 3 5 5-16 0 - 0 -
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 17 3 10 0-0 0 - 0 -
Away 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 17 2 7 9-28 2 0.0 0 0.0
Neutral 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 7 2 3 2-9 0 - 0 -
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Wins 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
Losses 14 14 0 1 1 0 0 31 7 17 11-37 2 0.0 0 0.0
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February 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0-2 0 - 0 -
March 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 23 3 10 6-20 2 0.0 0 0.0
April 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 9 5-15 0 - 0 -
May 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -