Kassady Murphy
Kassady Murphy
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Poland, Ohio
High School: Columbiana
Events: Throws

Brings a lot of great energy to the program, per the staff … Coaches are excited to see if she can challenge for the school records in the hammer and weight throws.

2018 Cross Country: Joined the cross country team for the first time and provided a veteran presence on the team … Competed in five meets … Crossed at 31:59.4 at the All-Ohio Championships (Sept. 29) in what marked lone championship-length race.

2018 Outdoor: Competed in five meets … Turned in matching 16th-place finishes in the hammer throw (96 feet, 9 inches) and discus (78 feet, 10 inches) at the NCAC Championships (May 4-5) … Placed eighth in the discus at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 27).

2018 Indoor: Logged action in six meets … Logged a personal-best of 31 feet, 6.75 inches at the Findlay Meet for Everyone (Feb. 16).

2017 Outdoor: Competed in seven meets … Took 12th-place in both the hammer (100 feet, 5 inches) and the discus (87 feet, 4 inches) at the NCAC Championships (May 6) … Scored in the hammer at the Kenyon Spring Invitational (April 22), placing sixth with a personal-best 109 feet, 7 inches … Threw 103 feet, 10 inches at the All-Ohio Championships (April 15) … Just missed out on a top-eight finish in the discus at the Big Red Invite (April 28) with a personal-record 89 feet, 9 inches.

2017 Indoor: Logged five competitive appearances … Peaked at NCAC Championships (March 4) with a personal-best 33 feet, 8.75 inches in the weight throw … Competed in the weight throw at the Greater Cleveland Championships (Feb. 17) and went 32 feet, 5 inches … Opened the year with a fourth-place showing in the weight throw (31 feet, 1.75 inches) at the Wooster Tri-Meet (Jan. 21).

2016 Outdoor: Scored three times, twice coming in the hammer … Logged a season-best 91 feet, 9 inches in the hammer at the Wooster Quad (April 19), placing fourth … Followed that up with a fifth-place discus throw (73 feet, 1 inch) at the same meet … Claimed eighth-place in the hammer (91 feet, 3 inches) at the Kenyon Spring Invite (April 23).

2016 Indoor: Threw 26 feet, 5.75 inches in the weight throw in first collegiate appearance to place seventh at Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 30).

Prior to Wooster: Attended Columbiana High School … Four-year letterwinner in soccer while earning a pair of letters in track & field and one each in golf and swimming … Honorable mention all-conference as a senior in soccer.

Personal: Born May 25, 1996 … Daughter of Michael Murphy and Kristina Martinez … Majoring in archaeology.