Grayson Murphy
Grayson Murphy
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: West
Previous College: Sweet Briar College

Grayson Murphy Action Photos

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): (XC) Posted the Broncos' fastest individual time at the season-opening USF Invitational by running the 5k in 19:23.9, good for 23rd place ... finished with a time of 22:59.4 in the women's 6k at the West Coast Conference Preview Meet ... ran the women's 6k at the Stanford Invitational in 23:18 ... finished 22nd overall with a Bronco best time of 18:47.17 in the women's 5k at the Montana Invitational ... was the Broncos' fastest runner in the women's 6k invitational at the Bronco Invitational with a time of 21:59.9  ... posted Santa Clara's fastest time — also a personal best mark — at the West Coast Conference championships with a 21:30.9 mark in the women's 6k ... closed out the season with a Bronco-best 6k time of 22:33 at the NCAA West Region Championships.

(TRACK): Ran a 10:13 in the 3000m, setting a PR at the West Coast Challenge … set a school record in the 3000m steeplechase running an 11:03.93 at the Kim Duyst Invitational March 7 … ran a 4:47.99 in the 1500m at the Aggie Open March 14 … ran a 17:52.74 in the 5000m at the Johnny Mathis Invitational March 21 … set a school record in the 3000m steeplechase with a 10:44.71 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival April 3 … ran a 10:48.21 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays April 16 … ran a 4:41.64 in the 1500m at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational April 24 … ran a 10:41.68 in the 3000m steeplechase at the West Coast Last Chance Meet May 9 … ran a 10:46.45 in the 3000m steeplechase at Portland Twilight May 17.


Cross Country: 5k - 18:47.17 (2014 Montana Invitational) ... 6k - 21:30.9 (2014 West Coast Conference Championships).

Track: 1500m - 4:41.64 (2015 Brutus Hamilton Invitational) ... 3000m - 10:13 (2015 West Coast Challenge) ... 3000m steeplechase - 10:41.68 (2015 West Coast Last Chance Meet) ... 5000m - 17:52.74 (2015 Johnny Mathis Invitational). 

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: Transfer from Sweet Briar College to join SCU Cross Country team in 2014-15 … competed in soccer at Sweet Briar College … competed in track, running PR’s of 59.00 (400 meters) and 2:23.21 (800 meters).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah.

COACH MONTORO ON MURPHY: “Grayson is another multi-sport athlete who will be putting 100 percent of her energy and effort into distance running at SCU. A stellar high school soccer athlete, Grayson also ran very well at 800m and 400m in high school. She will be a great addition to our middle distance group and has the potential to be very competitive at the longer distances in the future as well."