Player - Kelly Murphy - FIVB Volleyball Nations League 2018
Kelly Murphy

Kelly Murphy

Club
USA Women's Volleyball Team
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
20/10/1989
Birth Place
Illinois, USA
Height
188 cm
Weight
79 kg

 Name: Kelly Murphy

Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Opposite
Height: 6-2
Birthplace: Joliet, Ill.
Hometown: Wilmington, Ill.
High School: Joliet Catholic High School
College: University of Florida, Elementary Education
Olympic Experience
    2016 Olympic Games (Bronze Medal)
World Championship Experience
    2014 FIVB World Championship (Gold)
Most Notable
    Bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic Games where she started all eight matches at opposite and scoring 76 pointsScored a team-best 157 points during the 2014 FIVB World Championship helping U.S. Women win the gold medal.Has led U.S. Women in scoring in 2013 and 2014, her first two seasons since joining the team... As a rookie, she tallied 314 points with a 3.53 scoring average. In her second season in 2014, she scored team-highs of 370 points and 4.35 points per set average in 2014Named Most Valuable Player and Best Spiker of the 2013 NORCECA Women's Continental Championship after leading Team USA to gold medalFinished 2013 FIVB World Grand Prix preliminary round ranked second in Best Spiker with a 45.0 kill percent
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
2017 - FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Place)
2016 - FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze).
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs China...FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)
2014 - USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold)
2013 - Pan American Cup (Gold)...USA Volleyball Cup vs. Japan...FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)...NORCECA Championship (Gold-MVP)...FIVB Grand Champions Cup (Silver).Did You Know
Kelly Murphy's Favorites:
Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies ... Book: Harry Potter series ... Music Type: Country, Pop ... Professional Team: Chicago CubsPath to the Podium
    Started playing youth club volleyball at age 11 for Uno Volleyball Club in 2000Earned MVP honors of the 2007 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships as she led Sports Performance to gold, capping a three-year career with an 84-0 recordMember of the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team that finished fourth at the 2007 FIVB Women’s U20 World ChampionshipChosen Gatorade National High School Volleyball Player of the Year in 2007-2008 to wrap up her senior season at Joliet Catholic AcademyThree-time AVCA All-American at University of Florida after being AVCA National Freshman of the Year in 2008Made debut with U.S. Women’s National Team at the 2013 Pan American CupMember of the 2014 FIVB World Championship gold-medal team as she scored a team-best 157 pointsEarned bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games as she started all eight matches at opposite

Career

  • Position Opposite spiker
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (13) - Other (75)
  • Current Club Shanghai Volleyball Club
  • Spike 315
  • Block 307
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