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Alexis Murphy

  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Apex, N.C.
  • High school Holly Springs
  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Apex, N.C.
  • High school Holly Springs

Alexis Murphy Bio

2014 Second-Team All-American – 4×100 relay

Indoor: Won the long jump at the USC Open #1 and the Texas A&M Invite… ran a new 55m PR at the USC Open #1… recorded her best long jump mark at the Conference Clash, reaching 5.94 meters to take 10th place.
Outdoors: Ran a top 100m time of 11.62 at the Spec Towns Invite, where she also ran the 200m (24.41)… competed in the long jump at five meets, with a top mark of 5.98 meters at the Florida Relays to place 10th.

Indoor: Competed in the sprints and long jump… ran her top 60 time of the season in the preliminaries of the SEC Championships (7.49), finishing 17th… won the long jump at the Orange and Purple Classic (20-0.5)… set a new personal record at the Virginia Tech Invite, jumping 20-2.25 for the sixth-best mark in program history… ran on the 4×2 relay team that finished third at the Armory Invite.
Outdoor: Ran the team’s top 100 (11.57) and 200 (23.77) times of the Spring at the Bill Carson Invite, finishing 2nd in both events… also won the long jump at the Bill Carson (19-10.75)… finished third in the long jump at the Florida Relays, with her top seasonal mark of 19-11.75… ran on each of the team’s top five 4×1 relay teams, with a top time of 44.90 at the SEC Championship… had a busy weekend at SECs, competing in the 100 (finished 18th), 200 (20th), long jump and 4×1 relay… set a new personal best in the long jump, scoring with an eighth-place finish and a mark of 6.22 meters (20-5)… that mark ranks fifth in school history… qualified for regionals in the long jump and 100m dash, where she finished 21st and 36th, respectively… also ran on the 4×1 relay team at regionals.

Indoor: Ran the sprints and completed her first season of the long jump in the Garnet and Black…ran a personal best 7.58 in the 60 meters to finish fifth at the Virginia Tech Invite… ran a 24.69 in the 200 meters at the Cherry & Silver Invite, to finish 15th… entered the program’s all-time top 10 in the long jump with a leap of 19’9″ (6.02m) at the Cherry & Silver Invite to finish fourth… finished second at the Hilton Garden Invite with a jump of 19’1 f” (5.82m)… posted four top-five finishes in six long jump appearances…in her first long jump entry at the SEC Indoor Championships, finished 20th (5.70m /// 18-08.50).
Outdoor: Also long jumped in the outdoor season while also continuing her work in the 100 meters and the relays…in the long jump, finished in the top 10 of all regular season events…hit a then-PR of 19’7″ (5.97m) for a win at the Bill Carson Invitational…also won the USC Outdoor Open…crossed the 20-foot barrier for the first time to score at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a leap of 20′ f” (6.10m)…the leap is the No. 6 jump in school history…narrowly missed her first NCAA individual bid, finishing 19th at 19’10 f” (6.05m)…in the 100 meters, ran a personal record 11.77 at the Georgia Invitational…finished 22nd at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 100 meters at 11.81…ran on the Gamecocks’ 4×100 meter relay squad that ran a season best 44.20 to take fifth at the NCAA East Preliminary and went on to place 12th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (44.54)…with the 4×1 finish at NCAA Outdoors earned her first All-America certificate.

Indoor: Posted the fastest 60m and 200m times of the season in her first year running for the Garnet and Black…Took third at the Hokie Invite with a time of 7.53…finished in 14th place at her first SEC Indoor Championship event with a time of 7.52…ran her fastest time of the year in her final race, posting a 7.44 to finish in third place at the VT Final Qualifier…in the 200m, finished 15th in the prelims of the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 24.51…recorded a 23.96 at the SEC Indoor Championships to finish in 16th place before taking seventh at the VT Final Qualifier with a 24.37.
Outdoor: Ran the 100m and 200m…posted a season-best 11.85 in the 100m to take eighth place at the Spec Town Relays…went on to place 23rd at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 12.09…took sixth in the first outdoor meet of the season, running a 24.73 200m at the Hurricane Invite…went on to place 24th at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 24.83…posted her season best at the USATF Junior Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, finishing seventh after posting a time of 24.17.

100m state champion and two-time 200m state champion…four-time All-America in 2011 and two-time All-America in 2012

Also lettered in basketball and soccer…daughter of Lance and Colette Murphy… mother Colette played softball at Kansas… has two siblings – Sydnei and Leea… Leea played soccer at North Carolina and won the 2003 NCAA Championship.

Indoor Personal Records

7.05 (1/9/16 USC Open #1)

7.44 (3/2/13 VT Final Qualifier)

23.96 (2/23/13 SEC Indoors)

Long Jump
6.15m (1/17/15 Virginia Tech Invite)

Outdoor Personal Records

11.57 (2.2) (4/11/15 Bill Carson Invite)

23.77 (1.6) (4/11/15 Bill Carson Invite)

Long Jump
6.22m (5/15/15 SEC Outdoors)

Triple Jump
11.61m (4/12/14 Bill Carson Invite)