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Girls Soccer: South Feature Athlete - Canon-McMillan's Kyra Murphy

Written by Nicholas Tolomeo on .

Name: Kyra Murphy
High School: Canon-McMillan
Grade: 12
Sport: Girls Soccer
Position: Goalkeeper

Background Info: Kyra Murphy is a three-year starter in net for the Big Macs this season. A Duquesne University recruit, Murphy took over net-minding duties as a sophomore. She is a big reason why Canon-McMillan is ranked No. 5 in the Post-Gazette Class AAA preseason rankings.

Coach Dave Derrico said: "Kyra is a solid, solid keeper. She is mobile, she has no fear. She is really technically sound. She is bringing it all together. We have had good goalkeepers in the past but she is a great goalkeeper. She gives our defense the ability to be a little bit more aggressive in the back, knowing that she is there and she is a great shot stopper. Having Kyra there really settles everything down in the back."