2019 MileSplit50 Individual Boys XC Rankings Countdown

School: Allentown, NJ

Year: Class of 2020

Notable Finishes: Fourth at the 2018 Foot Locker Northeast Regional, 33rd at the Foot Locker National Championship, and first at the 2019 Indoor NJSIAA Meet of Champions

Analysis: Liam Murphy punched his ticket to Foot Locker Nationals last year after placing fourth at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional. His qualifying race was one of his strongest runs of the season, earning him a speed rating of 191. During indoor Murphy clocked a US No. 1 time of 8:54.22 in the 3200m at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions. He defeated the favorite, senior Devin Hart, by hundredths of a second. Outdoors he ran PRs of 9:04.43 in the 3200m and 4:18.76 in the 1600m.

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