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2014: Saw action in 23 games and made three starts ... Served primarily as a pinch runner ... Scored 10 runs and stole two bases on the season. 2013: Saw action in 10 games and made six starts, primarily in left field ... Was sidelined most of the season while recovering from injury ... Collected three hits in 13 at-bats and scored two runs on the year ... Recorded four sacrifice bunts ... Recorded her first career hit against Samford at the Firehouse Subs Spartan Invitational at USC Upstate (Feb. 16) ... First extra-base hit was a double against North Dakota State at the Carolina Classic (Feb. 21). High School: A two-time All-King County Second Team selection as a freshman and sophomore ... Also earned honorable mention as a junior ... Mount Si High School offensive MVP in 2010 after leading the team in batting average ... Won her team's defensive MVP award in 2011, when the Wildcats finished eighth at the Washington State Championships ... Missed most of her senior season due to injury ... A member of the National Honor Society who earned academic honors every semester in high school.
Personal: Maura Fintan Murphy ... Born March 7, 1994, in Santa Fe, N.M. ... Daughter of Lori and Michael Murphy ... Majoring in speech and hearing science.