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2012-13: Featured in 12 games, firing four shots...Made first collegiate appearance against CHA rival Syracuse (10/13).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played on the PSU club hockey squad during the 2011-12 campaign...Played for the Detroit Honeybaked 19U squad in 2010-11, the Victory Honda 19U team in 2009-10 and the Honeybaked 16U team in 2008-09...Helped guide the Honeybaked 19U team to the 2010-11 national tournament.
Katherine Mackenzie Murphy was born October 23, 1992 in Novi, Mich. to Bobbie and Rob Murphy, who is the director of sales & marketing for the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA)...Has an older brother, Sean, who played lacrosse at Hope College, and two younger sisters, Megan and Shannon...Majoring in recreation, parks and tourism management.
QUOTING MURPHY ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because the moment I stepped on campus it felt like home."