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Hanna Murphy stands alone as an athlete at Duxbury High

Hannah Murphy, a three-sport captain with staggering  stats, will play lacrosse next year at UMass-Amherst.
Hannah Murphy, a three-sport captain with staggering stats, will play lacrosse next year at UMass-Amherst.Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

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In her first varsity season at Duxbury High, as a member of the field hockey team in the fall of 2009, Hannah Murphy collected three total points. It was hardly an early indicator of her rise to prominence over the past four years as a dominant three-sport athlete, in which she has amassed a staggering 616 points (379 goals, 237 assists) in field hockey, ice hockey, and lacrosse.

Duxbury AD Thom Holdgate, without hesitation, calls the 5-foot-7 Murphy “clearly the best athlete we’ve had” in his 11 years at the school.

And that athlete has guided her respective teams to unprecedented success: three straight Division 2 ice hockey titles, a Division 1 South sectional field hockey crown, and a run to the Division 2 South semifinals in lacrosse last spring.

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