Joseph Murray

  • Joseph
  • Murray

  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Fredricksburg, Va.

2012 Outdoor: Notched a career-best time in the 5000 meters at the Raleigh Relays (14:50.68) … Took sixth in the 10000 meters at the Roanoke Twilight (32:55.17) … Also competed in the 800 (2:02.81) and 1500 meters at the Radford Highlander Invitational (4:04.67).

2012 Indoor: Competed unattached in the 3000 meters, setting a personal best of 8:26.78 at the VT Challenge … Also competed unattached in the mile (4:21.85).

2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets on the season … Posted a career-best 8k time of 24:57.51 at the Clemson Invitational and finished 25th … Finished 119th at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational in a time of 25:51 … Competed at the ACC Championships and finished 68th (25:13.1).

2011 Outdoor: Set personal bests in the 800 (1:59.13) and the 1,500 meters (3:59.92) at the Radford Invite … Finished fifth in the 5,000 meters at Roanoke Twilight meet with a season best of 14:56.26.

2011 Indoor: Competed in the mile run (4:12.75) and 3,000 meters (8:32.90).

2010 Cross Country: Competed in all seven meets, including one unattached … Placed first individually at the Hokie Open 6k (18:36.82)…Ran second on the team at the NCAA Southeast Regional (32:36.4) ... Named team Rookie of the Year.

High School: Won three letters in cross country and indoor track and four letters in outdoor track … Named All-District, second-team All-Free Lance Star Area and team MVP twice in cross country … District and Regional champion and All-State selection in 2008 for indoor 1,000-meter run … Three-time All-Region and five-time All-District pick in indoor track … Six-time All-District and five-time All-Region selection in outdoor track … District champion in 2007 and All-State in 2008 in 1,600-meter run … Twice named team MVP for indoor and outdoor track.

Personal: Born on March 28, 1990 in Fredericksburg, Va … Son of Kristina Delano and Michael Murray … Has two siblings … Majoring in geology.

Murray's Collegiate XC Bests
8k: 24:57.51, Clemson Invite, 2011
10k: 32:36.4, NCAA Regional, 2010

Murray's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile: 4:12.75 800m: 1:59.13
3000m: 8:26.78 1500m: 3:59.92

5000m: 14:50.68
10000m: 32:55.17
italics - denotes unattached