Murphy  Nicholson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bound Brook, N.J.

High School:
Timothy Christian HS '11

Height:
5-9

Event:
Heptathlon

Major:
Viticulture & Enology

2014: Broke the 4,000-point barrier in the heptathlon three times, including a career-high 4,077 points at Big West Multi Championships at Woody Wilson Track... Her mark debuted her at No. 10 on the Aggies' all-time list... Lowered her PR in 800 to 2:20.52... Went 15.64 in 100 hurdles during Causeway Dual against Sacramento State.

2013:
Scored a season-best 3,768 points in heptathlon at Big West Multi Championships... Competed in three heptathlon meets overall, including season-opening Chico Multi and Mondo Mid-Major Multi... Posted season-best time of 2:24.52 in 800 at Chico Multi.

2012
: Competed in three mulit-event meets, scoring season-high 3,520 in heptathlon at Chico Multi... Also scored 3,436 at Mondo Mid-Major... Also ran 100 hurdles in three other meets.

TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN HS '11: Ran middle distances and distances as a junior and prep... Competed for Green Streakers TC (New Brunswick, N.J.) for six years... Finished 2nd in 2006, 3rd in 2007 in 3K at USATF Youth Nationals... In varsity action, won two team MVP awards in track plus another in cross country... Added Most Improved honor as a senior, making her second straight NJSIAA group state meet appearance... Placed 11th in 3,200 as a senior (12:41.62), 13th in 1,600 (5:25.94) as a sophomore at state.

PERSONAL: Born in Flemington, N.J.... Majoring in viticulture & enology... Parents are Paul & Jacquelyn Nicholson... Career highlight was winning the Russell E. Blunt East Coast Invitational Outstanding Athlete award in 2006.