E.J. Murphy '95

  • 2019 Induction Class
E.J. Murphy '95

E.J. Murphy was a tri-varsity athlete excelling at baseball, soccer, and wrestling. In his senior year, he was co-captain of all three sports, co-recipient of the Patterson Cup, and named Most Outstanding in soccer and baseball. In soccer, E.J. set school records for shutouts in a season and career. He earned All-Inter-Ac Honors in soccer and baseball during his junior and senior years and All-Inter-Ac in wrestling in his senior year. He was named All-City and Montgomery County in baseball his senior year after leading the baseball team in hits, batting average, home runs, and RBIs.  

E.J. went on to play soccer and baseball at Washington and Lee University where he was a four-year letter winner and captain of both teams. At W&L in soccer, he set school records for shutouts in a season and in a career, as well as goals against average in a season and in a career. He also won the DD Redmond Defensive Soccer Award his senior year, the Jim Trundle Most Valuable Player Trophy his junior year was named All-Conference both years, and finished his senior year with the 12th best goals against average in the NCAA. On the diamond, E.J. was named All-Conference his junior and senior years won the Tommy Baker Batting Award for the best batting average on the baseball team in his senior year, and was named All-Tournament Catcher at both the ODAC Conference Tournament and the Rawlings Wooden Bat Invitational Tournament that season.

  • Baseball
  • soccer

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