John Murphy
Weight: 285
Year: Fr.
Hometown: West Caldwell, N.J.
High School: James Caldwell
Major: Exploratory

Freshman Year (2018-19)

  • Won two matches in his rookie season with the Royals at 285 pounds.
  • Both wins were by pin, the fastest coming at 4:41 against Keystone's Nick Hannon on Jan. 27

High School/Personal

  • Prepped at James Caldwell H.S. where he lettered in football and wrestling
  • Was a district finalist in 2017 and won the Caldwell Tournament in 2015
  • Earned New Jersey State All-Star honors
  • Son of John and Nancy Murphy. His father graduated from Stetson while his mother attended Kean and Seton Hall
  • Has two siblings, Leah and Stephen. Leah is a member of the rugby team at Wesleyan while Stephen is also a member of The University of Scranton wrestling team.