Coach Julie Murphy

Julie participated in the Cortland Field Hockey and Softball programs all 4 years of her collegiate career.


The Williamsville native earned 3 All-America honors and was the 2001 NCAA Division III Player of the year as a field hockey forward. The 2 Time SUNYAC Player of the year helped Cortland win the 2001 National Title and she ranks second in school history with career totals of 63 goals and 37 assists, and third with 163 total points. She holds the single season scoring record with 64 points in her 2002 season.


A 3 time All-America softball shortstop, Murphy was a career .401 hitter and presently ranks first at Cortland with 58 doubles and 139 runs batted in and third with 224 hits.  She earned two Academic All-America awards and was a four time All SUNYAC selection. 

As a senior in 2003, she set a school record with 18 doubles and helped Cortland tie for fifth nationally at the NCAA Division III World Series.


Murphy graduated in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and minor in Economics.  Since leaving Cortland in 2003, she is a Certified Financial Planner at L&M Financial Services.


Murphy also coaches Varsity Softball at Williamsville South High School, her alma mater and the 12u Lou Gehrig Lasers travel softball team. 

The Williamsville South softball program has won 4 NYS Championships in 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2014.


Murphy is an accomplished golfer who was named both the 2010 and 2013 Buffalo District Golf association’s Woman Player of the Year.  She’s a 7 time Brookfield Country Club Champion, was a top 10 finisher at the 2013 NYS Women’s Mid-Amateur tournament, and finished 2nd in the 2016 NYS Women’s Mid-Amateur tournament.


Murphy is married to Michael Murphy and they have 2 children, Ella  and JJ  Murphy.