Roxborough Native Digs Deep for Volleyball Success

Erin Murphy, of Merion Mercy Academy, helps college team to success.

One local athlete has transcended the high school game and succeeded in colle. Erin Murphy, a Roxborough resident and alumni of Merion Mercy Academy, helped the Muhlenberg College volleyball team to a winning season in 2012.

In her 18 games, Murphy was fourth on the team with 17 blocks. She also recorded 41 kills and 10 service aces. She had a high of six kills four times and recorded five blocks in a four-set win vs. NYU-Poly.

The Mule team is certainly young and Murphy plays a large part in the success from the freshman. The team ended the year 17-11—that's after a combinded total of 15 wins the previous two seasons. The 17 wins were the most for Muhlenberg since 2008.


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