University of Iowa Athletics

#26 Maddy Murphy

Class Jr.
Hometown Riana, Tasmania
High School Elizabeth College


  • NFHCA second team All-American
  • NFHCA first team All-West Regional honoree
  • First team All-Big Ten selection
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree
  • Started all 21 games
  • Led the team in goals (13), points (33), and game-winning goals (4), all of which were new career highs
  • Murphy’s 13 goals tied for fourth most in the conference, 33 points tied for fifth most in the Big Ten, and four game-winning goals tied for the third most
  • Recorded her first career hat trick over No. 6 Penn State (Oct. 12) to earn Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week
  • Posted two stretches where she scored a goal in three straight games
  • Letterwinner


  • NFHCA second team All-West Regional selection
  • Second team All-Big Ten selection
  • Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad
  • Started in all 18 games
  • Second on the team with 11 goals and 25 points
  • Recorded a six-point game against New Hampshire (Sep. 10) with two goals and two assists
  • Scored two goals against Northwestern (Oct. 13)
  • Made her Hawkeye debut in first game of the season against No. 15 Wake Forest (Aug. 26)
  • Tallied a team-high three game-winning goals this season
  • Letterwinner

High School

  • Represented Tasmania at the U18 and U21 level
  • Named team captain at the U18 level
  • Voted Tasmanian MVP in 2016
  • Represented the Old Hobartians Hockey Club (OHA) in the Southern Hockey Premier League where she was named MVP and the Club’s Best U21 Player from 2013-15
  • Named junior captain and was the highest goal scorer in 2016
  • Represented Australia in both indoor and outdoor competitions
  • Was part of the Australia U21 team (Jillaroos) and National Futures Elite program
  • Represented Australia at the indoor senior international level and was recognized as the player of the tournament at the national championships at both U18 and U21 level