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  Janessa Murphy
Janessa Murphy

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Malvern, PA

High School:
Great Valley

Event:
Jumps/Sprints

2007-08: Indoor T/F - Defended her titles in the long jump at the ECAC Indoor Championship with a distance of 6.07 meters and the Big East Indoor Championships at 6.10 meters...Finished ninth in the triple jump at the Big East Indoor Championships at 11.67 meters...Placed fourth in the long jump at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a distance of 6.21 meters...Also finshed third in the long jump at the Penn State National Invitational with a mark of 5.88 meters. Finished third in both the long jump with a mark of 5.92 meters and triple jump with a distance of 11.72 meters at the Penn Stae Open. Outdoor T/F- Placed seventh at the ECAC/IC4A Championship in the long jump with a mark of 5.99 meters...finsihed third in the long jump at the Big East Outdoor Championships with a distance of 6.05 meters and fourth in the triple jump at 12.13 meters...Placed second at the Morgan State Invite in the long jump with a mark of 6.08 meters...Finished sixth in the long jump at Sea Ray Relays with a distance of 6.07.

2006-07: Indoor T/F - Captured her first ECAC Indoor Championship after winning the long jump with a distance of 6.06 meters...Also took seventh in the triple jump at the ECAC meet with a distance of 11.96 meters...Set a personal-best distance of 6.12 meters en route to winning her first Big East Indoor Championship in the long jump...Placed fifth in the triple jump with another personal-best distance of 12.09 meters at the conference meet...Finished third in the long jump and tenth in the triple jump at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup with a distances of 5.80 and 11.50 meters, respectively...At the Penn State National Invitational, Murphy took fourth in the long jump with a distance of 5.81 meters and ninth in the triple jump at 11.83 meters...Posted a mark of 11.20 meters at the Penn State Open, finishing eighth in the triple jump...She took sixth in the long jump at 5.58 meters...Claimed second at the Akron Quad in the long jump event with a distance of 5.80 meters...Went on to also finish third in the triple jump with a distance of 10.67 in Akron...At Kent State's Golden Flash Gala, Murphy finished second in the long jump with a mark of 5.67 meters. Outdoor T/F - Won the Big East long jump title with a distance of 6.24 meters...Also placed tenth in the triple jump with a distance of 11.42 meters at the conference meet and was a member of the fourth-place 400-meter relay team that clocked in at 45.77...NCAA East Regional Championships long jump placed 22nd at 5.76 meters...Finished second in the ECAC division of the long jump with a regional-qualifying distance of 6.11 meters and came in fourth in the long jump at 5.95 meters...At Penn Relays, Murphy helped the 400-meter relay to a time of 45.75 and a victory in the ECAC finals.

2005-06: Indoor T/F - Earned all-conference honors as a rookie with a second-place finish in the long jump and a mark of 6.10 meters...Won the long jump at the Akron Quad and finished third in the 60 meters and ninth in the 200 meters...Placed fourth in the long jump and sixth in the 60 meters at the Penn State Challenge Cup...Finished sixth in the long jump at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and placed tenth at the Penn State Open. Outdoor T/F- Qualified for the NCAA East Regional Championships, placing 21st in the long jump and eighth in the 400-meter relay...ECAC Champion in the 400-meter relay and placed fourth in the long jump...Won the 400-meter relay at the Big East Championships and competed in the 100 meters and long jump...Won the long jump and 400-meter relay at the Nittany Lion Relays while placing second in the 100 meters...Finished second in the long jump and 400-meter relay and fourth in the 100 meters at the Slippery Rock Invitational...Placed fourth in the 400-meter relay and in the top 20 of both the 100 meters and long jump at the Raleigh Relays. High School: Set school records in the 60, 100 and 200 meters, long jump, 400-meter relay, 800-meter relay and sprint medley...State champion in the 60 meters...Named Great Valley's team MVP and West Chester Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Daughter of Allie Murphy and Annie Maxwell...Has one brother...Born May 11, 1987...Major is undeclared.