University of Iowa Athletics
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Max Murphy

Class Fr.
Hometown Bettendorf, Iowa
High School Pleasant Valley
Max Murphy - Men's Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2024 — Indoor – ran season-best and team-leading 14:15.23 in 5,000 meters at Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener… Outdoor – did not compete.

2023 — Indoor – placed seventh in 3,000 meters with a season-best and team-leading 8:00.25 and anchored team-leading distance medley relay to sixth place-finish at B1G Championships… the relay time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… won mile at Iowa Open (4:05.72), while competing unattached… Outdoor – set school record in 5,000 meters at Stanford Invite (13:39.77)… B1G runner-up in 5,000 meters (13:54.94) and 10,000 meters (29:18.05)… ran a season-best and team-leading 1,500 meters at Bryan Clay Invite (3:41.63)… runner-up at Drake Relays in 1,500 meters (3:44.83)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country — NCAA qualifier, placing ninth at NCAA Midwest Regional (30:27.6-10,000 meters)… placed 69th with a collegiate-best 30:13.9 at NCAA Championships (10,000 meters)… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… Iowa’s top finisher in the five races he competed in… won Hawkeye Invite with a collegiate-best and school record-setting 17:57.3 (6,000 meters)… placed 20th at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (23:56.4-five miles) and 34th at B1G Championships (25-21.3-8,000 meters)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2022 — Indoor – placed sixth in 5,000 meters with a team-leading and collegiate-best 13:58.87 at B1G Championships… that time ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed second in mile with a team-leading and collegiate-best 4:05.45 at Larry Wieczorek Invite… that mark ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… ran anchor leg on team-leading distance medley relay at Razorback Invite (9:39.60)… that time ranks second all-time at Iowa… anchored distance medley relay that placed seventh at B1G Championships (9:49.95)… ran season-best 3,000 meters at Razorback Invite (8:23.47)… Outdoor – set school record in 1,500 meters with a collegiate-best 3:40.63 at Bryan Clay Invite… ran anchor leg on team-leading distance medley relay that placed third at Drake Relays in 9:47.73… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… ran a collegiate-best and team-leading 28:57.96 in 10,000 meters at Stanford Invite, which ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – Iowa’s top finisher at Gans Creek Classic, running a collegiate-best 23:44.7 for fourth place (8,000 meters)… that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… placed ninth at B1G Preview with a collegiate-best 18:19.1 (6,000 meters), which ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… Iowa second finisher at Weis-Crockett Invite (24:42.9-65th-8,000 meters) and B1G Championships (24:58.8-37th-8,000 meters)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

 

2021 — Indoor – led team in 3,000 meters (7:59.30)… placed fourth in 3,000 meters with a collegiate-best 7:59.30 at Hawkeye B1G Invite, which ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed fourth in mile at Hawkeye Border Battle with a collegiate-best 4:06.70, which ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… anchored team-leading distance medley relay to seventh place at B1G Championships (9:42.16)… that time ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed fifth in 5,000 meters at Husker Triangular (14:28.84)… Outdoor – did not compete… USTFCCCA all-academic team member… letterwinner… Cross Country – placed 53rd at Big Ten Championships (25:25.41-8,000 meters)… letterwinner… Academic All-Big Ten.

High School — all-conference and two-time all-district… two-time conference champion, district champion and state champion… holds two school records (5k, 1600M)… placed fourth at Nike Cross Regionals and qualified for Nike Cross Nationals.

Personal — born February 20, 2002… parents are Dorrie and Derek Murphy… brother to Sam and Ben Murphy… mechanical engineering major.

Max Murphy’s All-Time Results via TFRRS.org

Murphy Opens Iowa's Indoor Season in Boston
Murphy Places 69th at NCAA Championships
Murphy Heads to NCAA Championships
Murphy Qualifies for NCAA Championships
Murphy, van Aalsum Named September Student-Athletes of the Month
Blazek, Murphy Pace Hawkeyes at Joe Piane Invite
Murphy Shatters School Record at Hawkeye Invite
Carter, Murphy Break Records on Day 2
Murphy, Trattner, Yual Lead Hawkeyes on Day 1 in Raleigh
Murphy, Trattner, Yual Lead Hawkeyes on Day 1 in Raleigh
Murphy Breaks School Record, Carter Moves Up All-Time List
Murphy, Trattner Join Iowa’s All-Time 10K List at Stanford
Murphy and Mylenek Named October's Student-Athletes