7 Drew Murphy
7 Drew Murphy
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Palos Verdes, Calif.
High School: Palos Verdes HS
Position: Midfielder
g 3
a 5
sh % .107
gw 1

UC Santa Barbara
2013 Big West All-Freshman Team
2014 All-Big West Second Team

2014: Switching between midfield and left back throughout the year, was named All-Big West Second Team after recording three goals and five assists for 11 points ... Tied with Ismaila Jome for the team lead in assists while tying with Axel Mendez for third place in points ... Tied for the Big West lead in assists at the end of the regular season (five) ... Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 6 after recording assists on both goals in a 2-1 win over CSUN on Oct. 2. and then helping UCSB keep a shutout in a 1-0 win over No. 3 UC Irvine ... Named Big West Player of the Week by College Sports Madness on Sept. 30 after recording a goal and two assists in a pair of UCSB wins over San Diego State and Drake ... His goal against Drake was his sole game-winner on the year ... Also tallied goals against Colgate on Sept. 12 and UC Irvine on Nov. 12 in the Big West Tournament Semifinals ... Had one goal and four assists (six points) over a three-game stretch from Sept. 26 to Oct. 2 ... Continued his role as one of UCSB's primary taker of set pieces.  

2013: Murphy's eight assists were the most of any player on the team and the most by a UCSB freshman since Eric Price's 14 assist campaign in 1978 ... Was named the Big West Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 21 after recording a goal and assist in a 3-2 win over UC Davis the day prior ... His lone goal on the season came off a volley of a Reed McKenna cross ... Was atop the conference leaderboard for assists until the very end of the season, finishing the year in second place, one behind the leader ... Named to the Big West All-Freshman team ... Ranked No. 40 by Top Drawer Soccer in the website's final freshman player rankingsStarted in all 19 of his appearances ... Primary taker of UCSB's corner kicks and set pieces ... Picked up multiple assists against Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 4 and Westmont on Aug. 24.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
Drew Murphy has played with the LA Galaxy Academy reserve team while also training with the MLS Champion first team ... He was a member of the 2011 U.S. Soccer Academy's National Championship Team.

PERSONAL
Drew Murphy was born on Dec. 8, 1994 in Torrance, Calif. to parents John and Michelle ... Has two older siblings, Joe and Hillary ... Aspires to play soccer professionally ... When not playing soccer, is hanging out with family or friends ... Can't live without the beach ... His pregame ritual includes taking a 30-minute shower ... Can best be described as hardworking ... Most memorable sporting moment is winning the Academy National Championship with the LA Galaxy and practicing with former Galaxy midfielder David Beckham ... Would like people to know that he loves to win and hates to lose ... Would love to play with longtime Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane and against QPR's Joey Barton ... Roots for Manchester United ... Favorite athletes are David Beckham and Roger Federer ... Lists Sons of Anarchy as his favorite show.

Recent Games
Oct 22 Sacramento State W, 4-1
Oct 25 Cal Poly T, 2-2
Oct 29 UC Davis W, 1-0
Nov 2 at Cal Poly W, 2-0
Nov 5 at Sacramento State W, 2-1
Nov 12 UC Irvine L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 9
Games started 18 8
Goals 3 0
Assists 5 2
Points 11 2
Shots 28 14
Shot Pct .107 .000
Penalty kicks 2-2 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 23 Westmont W, 2-0 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Aug 29 at Col. of Charleston W, 2-1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 31 vs. Furman L, 3-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 5 Northwestern T, 1-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 at Stanford L, 4-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 Colgate W, 4-1 1 0 2 1 1.000 1-1 0
Sep 20 UCLA L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 26 San Diego State W, 1-0 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 Drake W, 4-1 1 1 3 2 .500 0-0 1
Oct 2 Cal State Northridge W, 2-1 0 2 2 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 4 UC Irvine W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 9 at Cal State Fullerton L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 11 at UC Riverside T, 1-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 14 at Loyola Marymount L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 18 at UC Davis L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 22 Sacramento State W, 4-1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 25 Cal Poly T, 2-2 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 29 UC Davis W, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 at Cal Poly W, 2-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 5 at Sacramento State W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 UC Irvine L, 3-2 1 0 2 4 .250 1-1 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2013-14 19 19 .05 .42 .53 .58 .091 .26 .455
2014-15 19 18 .16 .26 .58 1.47 .107 .79 .536
Total 38 37 .11 .34 .55 1.03 .103 .53 .513
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 19 19 1 8 10 11 .091 5 .455 5 1 0-0 0
2014-15 19 18 3 5 11 28 .107 15 .536 6 0 2-2 1
Total 38 37 4 13 21 39 .103 20 .513 11 1 2-2 1
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 19 18 .16 .26 .58 1.47 .107 .79 .536
Conference 9 8 .00 .22 .22 1.56 .000 .56 .357
Exhibition 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 1.00 1.000 1.00 1.000
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Home 11 11 .27 .36 .91 1.73 .158 1.09 .632
Away 7 6 .00 .14 .14 1.14 .000 .43 .375
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
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Wins 9 9 .22 .56 1.00 1.67 .133 .78 .467
Losses 7 6 .14 .00 .29 1.14 .125 .57 .500
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August 2 2 .00 .50 .50 1.00 .000 .50 .500
September 6 6 .33 .33 1.00 1.33 .250 1.00 .750
October 9 8 .00 .22 .22 1.22 .000 .56 .455
November 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 3.50 .143 1.50 .429
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 19 18 3 5 11 28 .107 15 .536 6 0 2-2 1
Conference 9 8 0 2 2 14 .000 5 .357 3 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
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Home 11 11 3 4 10 19 .158 12 .632 4 0 2-2 1
Away 7 6 0 1 1 8 .000 3 .375 2 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 9 9 2 5 9 15 .133 7 .467 2 0 1-1 1
Losses 7 6 1 0 2 8 .125 4 .500 2 0 1-1 0
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August 2 2 0 1 1 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
September 6 6 2 2 6 8 .250 6 .750 2 0 1-1 1
October 9 8 0 2 2 11 .000 5 .455 2 0 0-0 0
November 2 2 1 0 2 7 .143 3 .429 2 0 1-1 0

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