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MSU Home :: Murphy, Donna
A pioneer in women’s basketball at MSU (1976-80) and the state, she held most of the women’s basketball records when she graduated. Hers was the first of two female jerseys to be retired. She was the first Lady Eagle to score more than 2,000 points (2,059) and was elected to MSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1990. She was the Ohio Valley Conference Female Athlete of the Year in 1980, Player of the Year (1979-80), and first team all-conference for 1977-80. After college, she played in the Women's Professional Basketball League (WPBL) for the St. Louis Streak and was voted one of the 50 Most Significant Kentucky Sports Figures of the Century.

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