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Brinley Murphy

  • position Foward/Defender
  • height 5-10
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Knoxville, TN
  • Major Cardiovascular Technology
  • position Foward/Defender
  • height 5-10
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Knoxville, TN
  • Major Cardiovascular Technology

Brinley Murphy Bio

AS A FRESHMAN (2023): Made appearances in six games before missing the rest of the season due to injury…Logged first career assist and shot on goal in the home opening 6-0 win over Jacksonville (Aug. 20)…put up a shot in the 3-2 win at Boston College (Aug. 24) while playing a season-high 55 minutes…made a shot in 2-0 win against Elon (Aug. 31)…

Pre-college: Played all four years of soccer and 3 years of basketball at Bearden High School… Set a school record of (110) career goals and (53) career assists… United Soccer Coaches National Player of the Year (2022- first ever from State of Tennessee)…two-time United Soccer Coaches All-American (2021-2022)…Gatorade Player of the Year for Tennessee…National High School Team Champions (2022)… Two-time State Team Champions (2021-2022)…Women’s High School Heisman Award Winner for State of Tennessee…Two-time Tennessee Player of the Year/MVP (2021, 2022)… KnoxNewsSentinel Women’s Soccer Player of the Year and Women’s Athlete of the Year…KnoxNewsSentinel Team of the Year (basketball)…Won BOTH state team championships in soccer and basketball for Tennessee in academic year 2021-2022

Personal: Daughter of Brendan and Lee Murphy… Sister to Kendall-Anne Murphyy (16) and Brendan Murphy II (14)… Lee Murphy (mother) is a PowerBar sponsored Tri-Athlete… Brandan Murphy (father) played basketball at Lenoir-Rhyne University… Sheila Murphy (aunt) played soccer at Lenior-Rhyne University… Phil Murphy (grandfather) played basketball and ran track for UMass-Dartmouth…

Why She Chose South Carolina: “I chose USC because of the environment. The family atmosphere on top of the competitive nature of the team drew me in. I love how everything and everyone is close to one another”