Virginia Cavaliers Official Athletic Site

Michael Murphy

149
Position
Redshirt Senior
Class
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
Hometown
Baylor School
High School

2019-20
• Posted a 16-8 record, including a 2-1 mark in dual action
• Picked up dual wins at the Virginia duals in matches against Kenan Carter of ODU and Gino Fluri of Rider
• Seventh-place finish at the Keystone Classic with a 3-2 record
• First-place finish at the Appalachian State Open with a 4-0 mark
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Wrestled at 149 pounds, posting an 11-14 mark on the season
• Went 6-12 in dual matches and 1-4 in ACC duals
• Posted six bonus-point wins for the season, including a 3-0 record in matches decided by fall
• Turned in a first-place finish at the Franklin & Marshall Open (1/5) with a 5-0 performance
• His win by major decision over Indiana (11/3) put UVA on top for the dual on the way to the win
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18
• Wrestled at 157 pounds, competing in three open tournaments, four duals and the
Southern Scuffle
• Went 2-2 at the Clarion Open (11/5) to open the season
• Posted his first dual win with a 4-0 decision over Brett Donner of No. 12 Rutgers (11/11)
• Also picked up a win by forfeit in a dual meet at Bloomsburg (12/17)
• Wrestled at the Clarion Open (11/5), Journeymen Northeast Classic (11/12) and Mat
Town Open II (2/17)
• Also saw action in the dual against No. 4 Missouri (11/26), dropping his match with No. 2
Joey Lavallee

2016-17
• Competed unattached at 149 pounds, posting an 11-14 record in a redshirt season
• Saw action in eight open tournaments on the season
• Went 3-2 at the Wilkes Open (12/22)
• Went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open (11/27) and Franklin & Marshall Open (1/7)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Five-year letterwinner for head coach Ben Nelson at The Baylor School
• Four-time Tennessee state champion
• Team captain for the 2015-16 season
• Three-time Fargo All-American
• Finished third at National Preps in 2015
• Finished fifth at 2015 KC Stampede
• Finished seventh at 2016 Senior National All-American

PERSONAL
• Son of Pat and Mary Margaret Murphy

Weight Class Overall Record Dual Record ACC Dual Record Dual Points
Scored
ACC Championship Record NCAA Championship Record Major Decisions Tech Falls Pins Fastest Pin
2016-17* 149/157 11-14 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-7 1-0 3-0 2:32
2017-18 157 5-10 2-2 0-0 9 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-1
2018-19 149 11-14 6-12 1-4 25 0-2 0-0 2-5 1-0 3-0 2:18
Career 5-10 2-2 0-0 9 0-2 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-1 2:18

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records