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#21 Kelsey Murray
Position: Attack
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Major: Psychology
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As a Sophomore in 2015:

  • MPSF Offensive Player of the Week (March 2)
  • No. 5 Stanford single-game assists (4, vs. Fresno State)
  • Scored a career-high five goals and had four assists in 22-7 season-opening victory over Fresno State.
  • Suffered a knee injury and had a medical redshirt season.
  • Scored in all four games, with three of four goals or more, and team won all four.
  • Had five goals in two of her first three games, including an 8-6 victory at No. 10  Ohio State.
  • Enters 2016 with a goal-scoring streak of six games and a points streak of 18.
  • Led the team in goals (15) and points (24) at the time of her injury.

As a Freshman in 2014:

  • Started all 19 games.
  • Led the team in assists with 16.
  • MPSF Rookie of the Week.
  • Third on the team in points with 42.
  • Fourth on the team in goals with 26.
  • Fired 43 shots, fifth on the team in shots on goal with 38 (.884 sog%).
  • Recorded six points against Cornell (March 25), including a season-high four assists.
  • The four assists are the fourth-highest ever for game by a Stanford player.
  • Had a ground ball and caused two turnovers in her collegiate debut, against Ohio State on Feb. 15.
  • Used a spin-o-rama to evade a defender and set up a point-blank goal against Oregon.

High School:

  • A 2013 graduate of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill.
  • Three-time first-team U.S. Lacrosse All-American (2011-13) and honorable mention in 2010 … U.S. Lacrosse All-America Showcase participant in 2012 and 2013.
  • Competed in the Under-18 Under Armour Underclassmen All-America Tournament in 2011 and 2012.
  • Competed for the Chicago Metro Team at the U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament (2010-2012).
  • First team All-State (2010-2013).
  • Lacrosse Magazine’s 2012 Midwest Player of the Year and one of 20 high school players selected to the 2013 Chicago Tribune Scholar Athlete Team.
  • Four-time all-conference selection (2010-2013) and named New Trier Most Valuable Player in 2012 and 2013.
  • Took second at the state championships in 2010 and 2012, and third in 2013.
  • Claimed four conference championships (2010-2013).
  • Holds career school records in points (582), goals (344), assists (238) and draw controls (323).
  • Holds single-season school records in points (204), goals (118), assists (86) and draw controls (102).
  • Also competed four years for field hockey and two years for basketball.
  • Won the state championship for field hockey in 2011 and was named to the all-state team in 2012.
  • Captained the field hockey team in 2012 and lacrosse in 2013.
  • Played club lacrosse for Wildcat Elite.


  • Daughter of Todd and Kristen Murray.
  • Has a younger brother, Gus, and a younger sister, Lucy.
  • Mother played lacrosse and field hockey at Brown where she was a three-time All-America in lacrosse, All-Ivy in lacrosse and field hockey, and is a member of the school’s Hall of Fame.
  • Father played basketball at Brown where he was teammates with Stanford’s Jaquish and Kenninger Director of Athletics, Bernard Muir.
  • Todd won the 1986 Ivy League championship, participated in the NCAA Tournament and was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.

Career statistics:

2014 19 19 26 16 42 43 13 2 12
2015 4 4 15 9 24 27 2 0 1
Totals 23 23 41 25 66 70 15 2 13