Alex Murphy
Alex Murphy
Birth Date: 11/12/1988
Height: 6-0
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Shoreline, Wash.
High School: Shorecrest HS
Previous College: Glendale CC
Position: Throws

Alex Murphy finished 11th in the javelin at the Big West Championships ... top throw in the final was 160-9 (49.00) ... season-best of 175-0 (53.33) came at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational where he placed 10th ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Murphy redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.

Spent two seasons (2008, 2009) as a thrower at Glendale Community College in Glendale, Calif. ... was a two-time All-Western State Conference honorable mention honoree ... was also named Most Improved Athlete in 2008 ... posted a personal-best in the javelin of 174-6.

Earned a pair of varsity letters in football at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Wash ... competed as a safety and running back for the Highlanders football team from 2005-07 ... the team won the Wesco South football championship in 2006 ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.2 grade point average.

Born November 12, 1988 in Anchorage, Alaska ... was also recruited by Cal State Los Angeles ... favorites include the Seattle Seahawks and former NBA star Michael Jordan ... says he chose Northridge because of the coaching staff ... lists Bob Marley as the one person in history he would like to meet ... says he couldn't imagine going a week without working out ... major is Sociology.