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Conor Murphy

Middle Distance
Position
Sophomore
Class
Providence, R.I.
Hometown
Classical High School
High School / Club
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Conor Murphy - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

NCAA East Preliminary Round
2021:
800m

All-ACC
2021 Outdoors: 800 meters (1st Team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Qualified for NCAA East Preliminary Round in 800m
• Finished third in 800m with PB 1:48.57 at ACC Championships
• That time ranks No. 4 on UVA freshman list and No. 8 on all-time chart
• Ran second-fastest outdoor mile (4:00.09) in UVA history at Virginia Grand Prix• Won 1500m at UVA opener
• Posted fourth best UVA freshman time (3:46.50) at Raleigh Relays
• Also ran 800m at Raleigh Relays
• PB (1:49.51) in 800m at Virginia Challenge
• Ran a leg on 4×400 at Virginia Challenge
• Named to 2021 VaSID Second Team All-State for Middle Distance

2021 Indoor
• Won 800m at Virginia Beach Invitational with time of  1:49.91 that ranks 10th on UVA’s all-time list and fourth on the freshman records list
• On DMR that finished first at Virginia Tech Invitational

Background
• Two-time All-American
• Four-time state champion
• 2019 Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year
• Was the 2019 New Balance High School Nationals bronze medalist
• Entered senior season ranked third nationally in the 800m

Personal
• Undeclared
• Son of Vanessa Molley and Niall Murphy
• Has one brother, Joseph
• Mother and father ran at Providence College