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Murphy Earns NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team Accolades

Murphy Earns NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team Accolades Worcester, Mass - March 2, 2010 - Sophomore Kelly Murphy was selected to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball All-Conference Second Team.

For the first time in her career, Murphy picked up all-conference accolades after a standout second season for the Pride.

A sophomore co-captain held a great deal of responsibility as she led the team in minutes played at 31.6 per game while starting all 26 games this season. She led the team in points per game (10.0), steals (33), assists (62), free throws attempted (63), and free throws made (51). Murphy guided the Pride to a 13-5 in conference record and a third-place regular season finish. The Mechanicville, N.Y. native achieved her career-high of 21 points against Wellesley the last game of the regular season to highlight the year.

2009-10 NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Awards

Player of the Year
Nicole Wurdeman, Babson

Rookie of the Year
Sarah Collins, Babson

Coach of the Year
Judy Blinstrub, Babson

Sportsmanship Award

First Team All-Conference
Nicole Wurdeman, Babson
Kathleen King, Babson
Melissa Martinelli, Coast Guard
Andrea Bailey, Wheaton
Elle Fontaine, WPI

Second Team All-Conference
Sarah Collins, Babson
Jillian Camilleri, Clark
Berit Schelde, Smith
Kelly Murphy, Springfield
Melissa Kuhn, WPI

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Naomi Graves Entering her 23rd season as head coach in 2013-14, Naomi Graves has directed her squads to an impressive 323-261 record (.553 winning percentage). Since joining the Division III ranks in 1995, Graves has led the Pride to 12 post-season bids in the past 18 years, including five berths in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Read more.

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