2010: An SGI/NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team selection...Played in all 18 games, making three starts...Had three shots.
2009: Named to the NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 13 games, making career-high five starts at midfield.
2008: Played in 13 games, making three starts at midfield as a freshman...Tallied first career shot vs. Hofstra (9/5).
BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in field hockey at Millbrook High...Mid-Hudson Athletic League Second Team selection as a senior and honorable mention as a sophomore and junior...Poughkeepsie Journal Second Team pick as a senior...Member of the Section IX runner-up squad her junior season...Also earned four letters in basketball, two in softball and one in track...Member of the Section IX Girls Basketball Championship team as a freshman, sophomore and junior and softball as a junior...Two-time NYS Scholar Athlete.
PERSONAL: Born October 17, 1990 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y....The daughter of Michael and Laura Murphy...Has an older sister, Megan, who is a member of the women's basketball team at LeMoyne...Enjoys swimming, baking and watching movies...A biology major who aspires to be a dermatologist...Chose Siena because she felt it was the right fit...Also recruited by Ursinus College.
WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "I chose Siena because the college's community made me feel very comfortable on all my visits. Additionally, it had everything I wanted both academically and athletically. It just felt like the right fit."
GETTING TO KNOW JESS MURPHY
One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I really hate feet
My favorite TV show is: Bones or Grey's Anatomy
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Hell's Kitchen, because Chef Ramsay is crazy and I'd love to eat the food
Favorite Athlete: Michael Phelps
The thing I like most about Siena is: Bingo night!
My favorite spot on campus is: Either the table next to the window by the ramp in Morrell where you can see grass and a shed or the middle of the academic quad on a sunny day
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: The top of the Eiffel Tower at sunset
My favorite movie: 10 Things I Hate About You or The Holiday
My favorite flavor of ice cream: Cookies & cream
If I had $10 million I would: Try to help save the polar bears