2002-12-07 / Sports

Belle Harbor’s Murphy Sparks Mustangs

Belle Harbor’s Murphy Sparks Mustangs

Taylor Murphy of Belle Harbor stands 6' 6" & weighs 225 lbs. He is on a full sports scholarship & plays Division 1 JUCO basketball for the undefeated Monroe "Mustangs" (5-0) of New Rochelle, Westchester County N.Y.

Taylor graduated from John Adams High School last June.  While at John Adams he played basketball for only 2 years.

In those 2 years: He led the team into the city playoffs both years. He scored over 1,000 total points. He was the 2nd leading rebounder in the city league in both years. He received the John Adams MVP in Basketball award in both years.

This past summer Taylor's team won the Bronx summer college basketball league championship. His proud father & mother, Tom & Nadia Murphy resides in Belle Harbor.  His 2 proud brothers, Jesse & Brete also reside in our area.

Your Assistance Is Needed

With Men’s and Women’s College Basketball just underway, the Wave would like to feature those people who are playing in winter collegiate sports. We would like your help in submitting present players who have lived in Rockaway, Broad Channel or areas where this paper is viewed. Last year, the Wave featured Rockaway players such as Clare Droesch, who plays for Boston College, Sharif Fordham, who attended St. John’s University in Queens and Kevin Fitzgerald, who attends Boston University.

If any person would like to tell of us someone who plays for any collegian or university sport for example such as football, you can send an email to editor@rockawave.com, write to us or call us at (718) 634-4000

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