|Hometown:||Los Altos, Calif.|
|High School:||Los Altos|
The Murphy File
2012: Started all 17 games … Did not record any points … Had a defensive save in a 1-0 loss at WPI (10/2) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference …
2011: Played in two games … Did not record any points … NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad …
Before Mount Holyoke: Member of the field hockey team all four years, including two on varsity … Coaches’ Award … Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Four-year member of the track & field team, including one on varsity …
Personal: Biology major … Daughter of Cynthia and Patrick Murphy.
Getting to Know Laura
- Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - Mount Holyoke simply felt like the right place for me. The strong biology program, field hockey team, and beautiful campus are only three of the many things that I love about MHC.
- What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I love the feeling of community. It seems that everyone I meet here is willing to go out of their way to help other students in any way they can.
- Favorite Sports Movie - Rudy
- Hobbies – Backpacking and playing guitar
- Place You'd Like to Visit - Costa Rica
- First Memory of Your Sport - Working on defense skills -- learning how to jab!
- Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Winning ECACs
- Best Advice From a Coach - It's not that you can't do it, it's just that you haven't done it yet.
- Career Aspirations - Scientist? Doctor?