1 - Kate Murphy
Kate Murphy
Born: 07/06/1989
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona Del Mar HS
Position: Goalkeeper
UC Santa Barbara
2009:
Started 14 games in the goal before being sidelined by sickness during second half of the season...Tallied 98 saves, averaging 8.2 saves per game...Posted a 7.2 goals against average...Posted a career-best 12 saves on two occasions: in a 7-4 win over Michigan (Feb. 2) and against then-ranked No. 6 San Diego State (Mar. 8)...Had 11 saves in a narrow 7-6 win over Long Beach State (Mar. 7)...Also tallied two assists and four steals during the season. 2008: Played in seven games in the goal, a total of eight quarters...Posted 20 saves...Had a season-high five saves on two occasions: against Hawai'i (Mar. 15) and Cal State San Bernardino (Apr. 19)...Also recorded two steals and two assists. High School
Played goalie at Corona Del Mar High School and was a member of the 2005 and 2006 CIF Division II championship teams...Led her team to three consecutive conference championships in 2005, 2006 and 2007...Named to the Pacific Coast All-League Team...Named Most Inspirational Player in 2007. Club
Member of the Corona Del Mar Polo Club.... Placed third at the USA Women's Youth National Zone Tournament and the Panasonic Pan Pacific Tournament. Personal
Katherine Louise Murphy was born on July 6, 1989 in Newport Beach, Calif...Raised in Corona del Mar by her parents John and Louise Murphy...Has two siblings, Jacob and Diana Murphy...Aside from playing water polo enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and painting...Notes "Remember the Titans" as one of her favorite films...Aspires to become an elementary school teacher and artist.