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Michael Murphy
Michael  Murphy

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

High School:
Baylor School

Weight:
157


2017-18
Wrestled at 157 pounds, competing in three open tournaments, four duals and the Southern Scuffle
Went 2-2 at the Clarion Open (11/5) to open the season
Posted his first dual win with a 4-0 decision over Brett Donner of No. 12 Rutgers (11/11)
Also picked up a win by forfeit in a dual meet at Bloomsburg (12/17)
Wrestled at Clarion Open (11/5), Journeymen Northeast Classic (11/12) and Mat Town Open II (2/17)
Also saw action in the dual against No. 4 Missouri (11/26), dropping his match with No. 2 Joey Lavallee

2016-17
Competed unattached at 149 pounds, posting an 11-14 record in a redshirt season
Saw action in eight open tournaments on the season
Went 3-2 at the Wilkes Open (12/22)
Went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open (11/27) and Franklin & Marshall Open (1/7)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Five-year letterwinner for head coach Ben Nelson at The Baylor School
• Four-time Tennessee state champion
• Team captain for the 2015-16 season
• Three-time Fargo All-American
• Finished third at National Preps in 2015
• Finished fifth at 2015 KC Stampede
• Finished seventh at 2016 Senior National All-American

PERSONAL
• Son of Pat and Mary Margaret Murphy 

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2016-2017* 149/157 11-14 2-3 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-7 1-0 3-0 2:32
Career 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0:00

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