UNC Men's Soccer Bio
8 Martin Murphy
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Junior - 2011 Season
Appeared in 23 matches with seven starts • Tallied a goal and an assist on the year • Saw time in the midfield and up top for the Tar Heels • Started in place of the injured Billy Schuler in all three ACC Tournament matches • Found the back of the net against College of Charleston Oct. 14 • Assisted on a goal against Old Dominion Sept. 27.


Sophomore  - 2010 Season
Appeared in 20 matches with 12 starts up top • Ranked fourth on the team with four goals on the year • Also notched an assist on the year • Tallied a brace against Radford Oct. 5 in Carolina’s 5-1 win over the Highlanders • Scored at Liberty Oct. 12 • Set the route against NC State Nov. 10 in motion with the initial tally • Tallied 14 shots on the year putting half on frame • Earned All-ACC Academic Team honors.


Freshman - 2009 Season
Appeared in 12 games during the year all off the bench • Played in three NCAA Tournament contests • Scored his first career goal and added an assist against Stetson Oct. 28 • Netted a goal against Clemson Nov. 6 • Connected on seven shots putting six on frame for an .857 shot on goal percentage, a team high.


Prep - Green Hope High School
Standout performer at Cary’s Green Hope High School • Three-time winner of team’s Golden Boot Award and a two-time team captain • 2008 all-state choice and a two-time all-conference pick • Won numerous team titles with CASL, including the 2006 and 2008 Regional III titles • Also played with the North Carolina ODP squad from 2004-08 • Served as club team captain from 2003-06.   


Personal
Martin Robert Murphy is the son of Bob and Karen Murphy • Born Jan. 22, 1991, in Glasgow, Scotland • Majoring in exercise and sports science at Carolina.

Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Green Hope
Club: CASL
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