Brandon Murphy
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    Brandon Murphy

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Overland Park, Kan.

    High School:
    Blue Valley North HS

    Event:
    Javelin

    2006: Posted a season-best toss of 199'11" at the Don Kirby Invitational...earned a third-place finish at that meet...that mark was the third-best throw of the season for Air Force...also finished third at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...was one of five Falcons to finish within the top six spots

    2005: Improved career-best mark in the javelin, throwing a 208'4" to finish fourth at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational...that mark ranks fifth in the Academy's all-time record book...qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regionals, placing 15th...placed sixth at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships - one of four Air Force javelin throwers to finish within the top eight...toss of 204'9" was second at the Mt. SAC Relays...placed third (203'6") at the Arizona State Meet...recorded a fifth-place finish of 205'6" at the Willie Williams Invitational

    2004: Named Newcomer of the Year...recorded the best javelin throw distance on the team with a 202'9" at the Ris Westen-Air Force Twilight Invitational...distance is the fourth-best in Academy history...mark also set a new Freshman Class record...finished third at the MWC Outdoor Championships...qualified for the NCAA Regionals ...earned an 11th-place finish at the regional meet with a throw of 197'8"...named Field Athlete of the Week after setting a then-best mark of 198'1" to take third at New Mexico

    HIGH SCHOOL: Three-sport athlete, participating in track and field, football and wrestling...all-state, all-region and all-conference honoree as a defensive end in football...won the regional in the javelin throw as a senior...finished third in the javelin at the state competition

    PERSONAL: Parents are Mike and Terry Murphy...has one sister, Melissa...majoring in systems engineering management...named to the Dean's List and Commandant's List...hobbies include snowboarding, mountain biking and guitar...named to the academic all-conference list.

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