4 Shannon Murphy
4 Shannon Murphy
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tinley Park, Ill.
High School: Lincoln Way North HS
Position: S
Major: Biology / Pre-Medicine
m 31
k/s 0.84
h % .200
a/s 10.03
b/s 0.50
sa/s 0.33
d/s 3.06

2017: 1,154 career assists are the ninth-most in Tusculum history for an average of 5.86 assists per set (8th in TC history).

2016: Played in all 31 matches, seeing action in 116 sets... Split time at the setter position averaging 5.64 assists per set... Also tallied 2.24 digs and 0.18 service aces per set... Recorded double-digit assists in 30 of her 31 matches including six outings with 30 or more assists... Dished out a season-high 35 assists at Lenoir-Rhyne (Oct. 4)... Also had 34 assists vs Georgia College (Oct. 14)... 13 matches with double-doubles (assists-digs) including three in a row (Sep. 2-3) to start the season... Totaled 21 service aces including three in season-opener at King (Sep. 2)... Recorded an ace in four straight matches from Sep. 27-Oct. 4)... Posted a season-best five kills at Brevard (Oct. 21) and followed with four more in home win over Carson-Newman (Oct. 25)... Finished the year with a .181 hitting percentage... Had a season-high 16 digs in back-to-back outings against Erskine (Sep. 2) and Montevallo (Sep. 3).

2015: Did not play.

2014: Played in 24 matches with 78 sets... Averaged 6.41 assists and 2.49 digs per set.

High School: Product of Lincoln-Way North HS in Frankfort Station, Ill... Coached by Mary Brown... Two-time All-Conference (2012, 2013)... 2013 Team MVP... Lettered in volleyball two seasons... Two-time All-Academic (2012, 2013)... Member of the Ultimate Volleyball Club.

Personal: Full name is Shannon Rose Murphy... Born Feb. 13, 1996 in Palos Heights, Ill... Daughter of David and Elaine Murphy... Sisters - Danielle, Katie, and Kelly... Majoring in biology/pre-medicine... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's List... Charles Oliver Gray Honors List... Future plans: Find a job as an athletic trainer/physical therapist... Favorite books: "Divergent", "Insurgent", and "Allegiant"; Favorite midnight snack: Cookies; Favorite music artists: Eminem, the Head and the Heart; song: "Rivers and Roads" by the Head and the Heart; Shannon can't live without: Chipotle ; Most thrilling moment in sports: Beating Fusion in AAUs; Advice to kids: "Believe in yourself no matter what."; Favorite color: Orange; Favorite foods: Mexican food, chicken patties, bread sticks; Favorite sports other than volleyball: Hockey; People Shannon most admires: Her mom; Toughest player Shannon has ever played against: Maddie Haggerty; What people don't know about Shannon: She loves to eat strawberries with chocolate frosting; When she was a kid, Shannon's childhood idol was: Kim Possible; When people first meet Shannon, they think: She is very quiet.

Recent Games
Oct 28 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-2
Oct 31 at Lincoln Memorial L, 3-0
Nov 3 at Newberry W, 3-0
Nov 4 at Coker L, 3-0
Nov 10 Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0
Nov 14 at Carson-Newman L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 20
Sets 120 77
Kills 101 66
Kills per set 0.84 0.86
Errors 34 23
Total Attacks 335 229
Hitting Percentage .200 .188
Assists 1204 767
Assists per set 10.03 9.96
Service Aces 39 19
Service Errors 10 3
Service Aces per set 0.33 0.25
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 367 249
Digs per set 3.06 3.23
Block Solo 6 2
Block Assist 54 31
Block Total 60 33
Blocks per set 0.50 0.43
Block Errors 7 6
Ball Handling Errors 15 8
Points 173.0 102.5
Points per set 1.4 1.3
Matches started 31 20
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 vs. American Int'l W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 10 .300 33 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 1 vs. Saint Leo L, 3-0 1 3 1 3 9 -.222 25 0 1 0 10 0 3 0 3 1 2.5
Sep 2 vs. Saint Anselm W, 3-2 1 5 3 2 9 .111 51 1 0 0 15 0 5 0 5 1 6.5
Sep 2 at Nova Southeastern L, 3-2 1 5 3 2 11 .091 48 0 2 0 18 0 5 1 5 1 5.5
Sep 8 Carson-Newman L, 3-1 1 4 4 3 14 .071 40 1 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 1 5.5
Sep 12 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-2 1 5 3 2 13 .077 55 0 0 0 20 1 1 0 2 1 4.5
Sep 15 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 6 .333 30 0 1 0 7 0 0 2 0 0 2.0
Sep 16 at Catawba W, 3-2 1 5 4 2 13 .154 48 0 0 0 17 0 4 2 4 0 6.0
Sep 19 Mars Hill W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 10 .100 39 3 0 0 16 0 6 0 6 0 8.0
Sep 22 Wingate L, 3-2 1 5 3 1 14 .143 36 2 0 0 16 0 2 0 2 1 6.0
Sep 23 Queens (N.C.) W, 3-2 1 5 6 1 10 .500 42 2 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 26 at Carson-Newman W, 3-2 1 5 5 4 20 .050 43 0 0 0 19 0 2 0 2 1 6.0
Sep 29 Newberry W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 10 .500 36 2 0 0 10 0 3 0 3 1 9.5
Sep 30 Coker W, 3-2 1 5 4 0 15 .267 60 2 0 0 13 0 2 0 2 1 7.0
Oct 3 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 7 .286 31 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Oct 6 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 1 3 1 1 4 .000 19 1 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 13 vs. Augusta W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 5 .600 35 4 0 0 10 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Oct 13 at USC Aiken L, 3-2 1 5 4 0 12 .333 39 1 0 0 8 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 14 vs. Georgia College L, 3-0 1 3 0 2 6 -.333 38 2 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 14 at Lander L, 3-2 1 5 6 1 12 .417 52 4 1 0 15 1 1 0 2 0 11.5
Oct 17 at King (Tenn.) W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 12 .417 43 2 1 0 9 2 3 0 5 2 10.5
Oct 20 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 3-0 1 3 1 3 13 -.154 46 0 1 0 10 1 1 0 2 0 2.5
Oct 21 Catawba W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 8 .250 37 2 0 0 8 0 2 1 2 0 5.0
Oct 24 at Mars Hill L, 3-1 1 4 3 3 16 .000 39 1 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 27 at #24 Wingate L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 12 .167 38 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 28 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-2 1 5 7 0 14 .500 50 0 0 0 13 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Oct 31 at Lincoln Memorial L, 3-0 1 3 5 0 10 .500 26 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Nov 3 at Newberry W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 11 .273 26 1 0 0 8 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Nov 4 at Coker L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 10 .100 40 1 0 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Nov 10 Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 6 .167 17 1 0 0 13 0 1 0 1 1 2.5
Nov 14 at Carson-Newman L, 3-1 1 4 4 0 13 .308 42 4 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 1 8.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2014-15 24 78 26 0.33 16 69 .145 500 6.41 21 0.27 194 2.49 0 15 15 0.19 54.5 0.7
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 31 116 22 0.19 7 83 .181 654 5.64 21 0.18 260 2.24 1 7 8 0.07 47.5 0.4
2017-18 31 120 101 0.84 34 335 .200 1204 10.03 39 0.33 367 3.06 6 54 60 0.50 173.0 1.4
Total 86 314 149 0.47 57 487 .189 2358 7.51 81 0.26 821 2.61 7 76 83 0.26 275.0 0.9
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 31 120 101 0.84 34 335 .200 1204 10.03 39 0.33 367 3.06 6 54 60 0.50 173.0 1.4
Conference 20 77 66 0.86 23 229 .188 767 9.96 19 0.25 249 3.23 2 31 33 0.43 102.5 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 43 34 0.79 12 120 .183 439 10.21 15 0.35 140 3.26 2 19 21 0.49 60.5 1.4
Away 15 60 56 0.93 14 176 .239 583 9.72 15 0.25 183 3.05 3 24 27 0.45 86.0 1.4
Neutral 5 17 11 0.65 8 39 .077 182 10.71 9 0.53 44 2.59 1 11 12 0.71 26.5 1.6
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Wins 15 59 54 0.92 18 166 .217 625 10.59 21 0.36 181 3.07 5 32 37 0.63 96.0 1.6
Losses 16 61 47 0.77 16 169 .183 579 9.49 18 0.30 186 3.05 1 22 23 0.38 77.0 1.3
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September 14 60 50 0.83 23 164 .165 586 9.77 15 0.25 187 3.12 1 36 37 0.62 84.0 1.4
October 13 47 41 0.87 10 131 .237 493 10.49 17 0.36 133 2.83 5 15 20 0.43 70.5 1.5
November 4 13 10 0.77 1 40 .225 125 9.62 7 0.54 47 3.62 0 3 3 0.23 18.5 1.4