Led New Zealand to the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Under-20 Championship in April 2011 and played for his country in the FIFA U-20 World Cup over that summer ... started all three games in group play and New Zealand notched a pair of draws, its first points in U-20 World Cup finals action ... proved durable during his career as he appeared in all but one match in four years ... made 77 starts and 82 appearances.
AS A SENIOR (2012)
Served as one of four team captains ... one of three players to start all 19 matches ... spent most of the season in the defensive midfield ... anchored the BC defense that ranked fourth in the ACC in goals allowed (1.05) and goals against average (0.98), and fifth in shutouts (7) ... was on the pitch for all seven of BC's shutouts.
AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Served as one of three team captains ... one of five players to appear in all 21 games ... made 19 starts, including seven in ACC action ... finished the season with a goal and three assists ... led the BC defense that ranked third in the ACC in goals against average (1.21) and shutouts (7), and fourth in goals allowed (26) ... was a part of all seven BC shutouts ... got an assist on the equalizer in a 2-1 win vs. Duke (11/11) in the semifinals of the ACC Championship ... scored the game-winning goal against Wake Forest (10/7) in a 2-0 victory ... assisted on Diego Medina-Mendez's game-winning goal at Brown (9/27) ... also notched an assist on Charlie Rugg's game-winning goal in overtime vs. Virginia Tech (9/16).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
One of six players to appear in all 20 games ... started 19 contests and recorded three assists ... part of the BC defense that ranked fifth in the ACC in goals allowed (22) and goals against average (1.04) ... assisted on a goal in a 3-0 win against Holy Cross (10/12) ... helped out on BC's first goal of a 4-3 triumph against NC State (10/1) ... also had an assist in a 2-0 win against Rhode Island (9/21).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Played in 22 games; recorded 20 starts in the midfield, including all eight league games ... registered eight points - two goals and four assists; recorded three points - one goal and one assist - in conference contests ... totaled 23 shots and two game-winning goals ... finished the season with a 52.2 shots-on-goal percentage (12-of-23) ... tallied his first collegiate goal - the decisive score - in the 51st minute of a 2-0 home win over No. 11 Duke (9/25) ... lifted the team to a 1-0 home win over Quinnipiac (10/12) with the game's only goal in the 43rd minute ... assisted on Isaac Taylor's game-winning goal in the 103rd minute of the team's 2-1 win over Dartmouth (11/19) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Newton, Mass. ... notched the primary assist on Edvin Worley's overtime goal in the team's 1-0 win over No. 15 Duke (11/11) in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament in Cary, N.C. ... tallied his first career assist against Yale (10/6).
Played the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.) after playing the previous two years at St. Paul's Collegiate in Hamilton, New Zealand ... earned All-New England honors as senior midfielder at NMH ... twice captured Western New England Prep School Soccer Association (WNEPSSA) all-star accolades ... served as NMH team captain in 2008 ... has 14 international caps, including three while playing for New Zealand in the FIFA U-17 World Cup (in South Korea); also competed on a pre U-17 World Cup tour to the United States (Oregon), South America and South Korea ... played club soccer with Papatoetoe AFC, capturing Auckland city U-17 and U-19 titles.
Colin Albert Murphy, born March 19, 1991 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Colin and his older sister Reina are the children of Patricia and Albert Murphy.
MURPHY'S CAREER STATISTICS
MURPHY'S CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 (3x) last vs. Wake Forest (10/7/11) Assists: 1 (10x) last vs. Duke (11/11/11) Points: 2 (3x) last vs. Wake Forest (10/7/11)