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Emma-Lisa Murphy
Emma-Lisa Murphy


Whitefish Bay, Wis.

High School:
Whitefish Bay



Murphy's Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor):

• 2014 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier (10,000 meters)

At Wisconsin
2014 Outdoor:
Earned a second-place finish in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten championships (5/16-18) with a personal-best time of 34:00.02 and took 11th in the 5000 meters with a time of 16:37.29 ... finished 12th in the third section of the 5000 meters at the Payton Jordan Invitational (5/3) with a time of 16:31.57 ... placed ninth in the 1500 meters at the Florida Relays (4/4-5) with a time of 4:25.01

2014 Indoor:
Placed sixth in both the 3000 meters (9:24.66) and 5000 meters (16:27.25) at the Big Ten Championships (3/1) ... finished 22nd in the 5000 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/15) with a time of 16:37.13 ... placed fifth in the 3000 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) with a time of 9:44.30 ... won the mile run at the Wisconsin Dual (1/18) with a time of 4:58.61

2013 Outdoor:
Placed second in the 3000 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/4) with a time of 10:19.72

2013 Indoor:
Placed eighth in the 3000 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/12) with a time of 10:45.52

High School

Ran cross country and track ... for cross country, was two-time first team all-state in cross country ... two-time second team all-state ... four-time first team all-conference ... individually, placed seventh at state cross country championship as a sophomore in 2009, claimed third-place state finish as a junior in 2010 ... finished 12th at state as a senior in 2011 ... as a freshman, was part of the Whitefish Bay team that claimed state title ... team also placed second in 2009, ninth in 2010 and eighth in 2011 ... was team captain as a junior and senior ... for track and field, two-time 3200 meters state qualifier, finishing 12th as a freshman and 17th as a senior ... placed 13th in the 1600 meter at the state championship as a senior ... two-time 3200 meters indoor and outdoor state champion, 1600 meters indoor and outdoor state champion ... also competed on the ski team ... was academic all-state as a freshman

Parents are Sandy and Alan Murphy ... has two older siblings, brother Harrison and sister Britt-Marie ... helped raise more than $35,000 for Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC Fund) ... also raised more than $6,000 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation ... intends to major in marketing

Why Wisconsin?
"I love being part of the Big Ten with all the great team spirit at each of the schools. With a big campus, there's always so much to do in Madison, and the high academic standards definitely drew me to UW- Madison."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile 4:58.61 # 1-18-14 1500 Meters 4:25.01 4-5-14
3000 Meters 9:24.66 2-28-14 3000 Meters 10:19.72 5-4-13
5000 Meters 16:27.25 2-28-14 5000 Meters 16:31.57 5-4-14
10,000 Meters 34:00.02 5-16-14

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Outdoor
5000 Meters: 11th (16:37.29)
10,000 Meters: 2nd (34:00.02)

2014 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 6th (9:24.66)
5000 Meters: 6th (16:27.25)

At the NCAA West Preliminary Round
2014 - Outdoor
10,000 Meters: DNF

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