Casey Murphy

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Casey Murphy
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Personal information
Full nameCasey Grace Murphy
Date of birth (1996-04-25) April 25, 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
OL Reign
Number 26
Youth career
PDA Slammers
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2014–2017 Rutgers 67 (0)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2018–2019 Montpellier 29 (0)
2019– OL Reign 19 (0)
National team
2015–2016 United States U20 12 (0)
2017–2019 United States U23
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of July 14, 2019

Casey Murphy (born April 25, 1996) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for OL Reign in the National Women's Soccer League. She was a starter for the United States under-20 national team during the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and has been a regular for the United States under-23 team. She played college soccer at Rutgers University. [1] [2]

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Early life

Murphy is the daughter of Michael and Jill Murphy and has a brother named Kyle. She first started playing soccer at the age of five. At around the age of 10, she started to play only as a goalkeeper. Raised in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, Murphy attended and played soccer and basketball for Bridgewater-Raritan High School. [3] She also trained with the PDA Slammers, part of the Elite Clubs National League. Murphy was the No. 18 overall player in New Jersey and was a four-star recruit. In 2014, she chose to attend Rutgers University. [4]

Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 2014–2017

Murphy played for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights from 2014–2017. [2] She redshirted her final year to compete in the U-20 FIFA World Cup. Murphy earned the Female Big Ten Medal of Honor in May 2018. [5] Throughout her career, she earned several accolades and distinctions, including twice the Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year, twice an All-Big Ten First Team selection, and twice an All-Region First Team honoree. [6] Murphy was also named a 2017 Mac Hermann Trophy Semifinalist. [5] With 45 clean sheets in her college career, Murphy is Rutgers' all-time leader for career shutouts and ranks second in Big Ten history. [6]

Club career

Montpellier, 2018–2019

In January 2018, Murphy signed a professional contract with Montpellier HSC to play in France's Division 1 Féminine. [7] She was initially expected to return to the NWSL and Sky Blue FC in June, but extended her contract with the team in April 2018. [8] In her first season with Montpellier, Murphy started in 11 games. She also earned the Division 1 Best Keeper Award and was selected by French media as part of the league's Best XI. [9] She also participated in both the Coupe de France Féminine and the UEFA Women's Champions League.

On May 20, 2018, Murphy was selected as goalkeeper of the year in Division 1 Féminine by the French Football Federation. [10]

Reign FC, 2019–present

On May 15, 2019, Murphy signed for Reign FC. [11]

International career

Murphy is a United States youth international at the U14, U15, U18, U20, and U23 levels. [12] She represented the United States at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Murphy received her first call-up to the United States women's national soccer team for a set of friendlies in June 2018 against China PR. [6]

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  2. 1 2 "2017 Women's Soccer Roster". Scarlet Knights. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
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  5. 1 2 "Murphy & Rexrode Bestowed Big Ten Medal of Honor at RAwards". Scarlet Knights. May 1, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
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