What hasn’t Digit Murphy done in the hockey world?
From 1979-83, the Cranston, R.I., native was a forward for Cornell and in 1994, was inducted into the Cornell Athletic Hall of Fame.
She began her collegiate coaching career in 1987 at Brown and after two seasons as an assistant, embarked on a 22-year career (yes, twenty two years) as the boss at Brown. In 2006-07, she became the winningest coach in Division 1 women’s hockey history when she notched her 300th win. When she retired from her post in 2011, she amassed 318 wins, which currently ranks 21st.
On the national level, she has helped the United States as a head coach at the Lake Placid Olympic Festival in 2004, as a member of the Olympic Selection Committee in 1998 and as an assistant coach of the 1992 national team that won a silver medal in Finland.