Track And Field Set For This Weekend's Spartan Invitational

The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.


Track And Field Opens Season With Blue & Gold Invitational

The meet gets underway at 5 p.m. Friday at Loftus Sports Center.


Irish Welcome 22 Freshmen To Campus

Eleven men and 11 women make up the class of 2016.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in three meets during the cross country season ... opened the year by finishing 12th out of 60 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (18:54.8) ... followed up performance with a fifth place finish out of 104 individuals in the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championship (18:59.3) ... closed campaign with a 49th place finish out of 116 runners in the in the 5K gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:47) ... did not run during track & field season ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from The Lawrenceville School (Belmont, Mass.) in the spring of 2012 ... nine-time letter winner in track & field and cross country ... helped track & field team to a NJISAA Prep Championship and an MAPL Championship ... named captain of outdoor track & field team ... holds personal bests in the 3,200m run (11:34.82), the mile (5:19.97) and the 5,000m run (19:21.00) ... grandfather, Arthur Sr., played football for Notre Dame ... father, Arthur Jr. ('85), wrestled for Notre Dame ... full name is Abbey Lee Murphy ... born in New York, N.Y. ... daughter of Arthur and Marcia Murphy ... has one younger sister, Brooke.

Abbey Murphy
Abbey  Murphy


Belmont, MA

High School:
The Lawrenceville School


Event Calendar


December 4
4:30 PM
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
January 16
11:00 AM
Wisconsin Open
Madison, Wis.
January 23
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
January 29
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
January 30
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
January 31
10:00 AM
UNO Privateer Invitational
Birmingham, Ala.
February 5
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 6
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

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