Getting to Know Kelly Murphy

Nov. 12, 2013, 9:16 a.m. (ET)

NAGOYA, Japan (Nov. 12, 2013) – Kelly Murphy (Wilmington, Ill.) is an opposite playing her first year with the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team that is currently engaged in the season-ending FIVB Women's World Grand Champions Cup

Murphy, who started training with the U.S. Women in late April this year, has put together a remarkable freshman season with the National Team. She earned a way onto the starting lineup by the third match of the FIVB World Grand Prix and played a key role for Team USA to reach the Final Round. In he following tournament, Murphy was selected as the most valuable player of the NORCECA Women's Continental Championship as the U.S. captured the gold medal to qualify for the FIVB Women's Grand Champions Cup.