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Tim Murphy
Player Profile:
Tim Murphy 725997
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 197
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Nazareth, PA
High School: Nazareth/Edinboro U.

Third season on the Hofstra Wrestling roster...Is expected to challenge for the starting job at 197 pounds.

2011-12: Wrestled in a career-high 32 matches as a red-shirt sophomore...Posted a 10-22 record including a 1-11 mark in duals and a 1-4 slate in CAA matches...Recorded nine victories by decision and one by major decision...Took over the starting job at 197 at the Southern Scuffle on January 1 where he went 1-2...Placed second with a 3-1 mark at the Central Jersey Open and fourth with a 2-2 record at the Mat Town Open...Was 0-2 at the CAA Championships...Notched a season-best three-match winning streak in November.


2010-11: Wrestled in 12 matches at 197 pounds and one at 285...Posted a 4-9 overall record including a 4-8 mark at 197...Recorded two wins by decision and one pin...Tallied a 4-2 mark at the New York State Championships...Was 0-2 at the East Stroudsburg Open, the Nittany Lion Open and the Southern Scuffle...Competed against Drexel at 285 pounds.


At Edinboro: Came to Hofstra after one year at Edinboro (PA) University ...Red-shirted for the Fighting Scots in 2009-10...Posted a 6-11 overall record including a 0-2 mark in dual matches at 197 pounds at Edinboro...Placed fourth in the freshman/sophomore division at 197 pounds of the Eastern Michigan University Open.


High School: A three-year starter for Nazareth (PA)  High School where he also played football...Three-time District XI place-winner...Finished second in District XI in 2009...Member of Nazareth's PIAA Class AAA state championship team in 2006-07.


Personal: Born December 28, 1990...Has one brother, Pat, who is a sophomore on the Pride wrestling team...Marketing major.


Year    Overall    CAA    Duals    Falls    T-Falls

2010-11    4-9    0-1    0-1    1-3    0-1
2011-12    10-22    1-4    1-11    0-6    0-0
Career    14-31    1-5    1-12    1-9    0-1


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