A young, athletic goalkeeper who is an excellent shot-blocker ... continues to see regular playing time with the return of the MLS Reserve Division ... Twitter account: @TimMurray_Revs.
2012: Did not make a first-team appearance in 2012, but started three matches in the MLS Reserve League ... underwent a medial meniscectomy on his left knee on May 31 and missed six weeks while rehabbing the injury ... backed up Matt Reis in eight first-team matches while Bobby Shuttleworth was sidelined with a left knee sprain from the end of July through the beginning of September. Went 0-3-0 in reserve league action. Backed up Bobby Shuttleworth in the reserve team’s first two matches before picking up the knee injury in training that required surgery. Returned to action and made his first of his three reserve starts on Aug. 13 against Montreal’s reserves. Also started the final two reserve matches of the year: Sept. 7 vs. Toronto’s reserves and Sept. 22 vs. New York’s reserves.
2011: Did not make an appearance with the first team and had a brief loan spell to FC New York (USL PRO) in April, but returned to the Revolution full time at the start of May. Made seven appearances in MLS Reserve League action, including three starts. Came on as a second-half substitute in the 63rd minute, and allowed one goal at Columbus (May 9). Started at D.C. (June 7), posting a goalless first half of action before coming off. Came on in the 60th minute at Toronto (June 21), earning the win in the 3-2 victory. Replaced Bobby Shuttleworth to begin the second half against Philadelphia (July 18) and earned the win, making two saves. Made his second start of the season against New York (August 20), taking the loss. Was a second-half substitute at Philadelphia (Sept. 8). Made his final start of the season against Columbus (Oct. 16). Came on as a second-half substitute at Kansas City (May 25) in the team’s U.S. Open Cup Play-In game.
2010: Signed with the club in late April but did not make an appearance in 2010 … because of injuries, finished his rookie season second on the goalkeeper depth chart after starting preseason as the fourth goalkeeper in camp.
COLLEGE: Holds the Providence College record for most career shutouts (27), and finished with a 1.01 career goals against average … completed his final season at PC in 2009 ... played in 60 career games over four seasons at Providence, including 19 in each of his last three seasons, and compiled 201 saves ... in 2008, he helped the Friars record a 9-7-3 mark as he posted a 0.86 goals against average and notched a career-high 10 shutouts … in 2009, he finished with nine shutouts and posted a 0.90 goals against average as Providence reached the BIG EAST semifinals for the second time in four years … helped the Friars reach the NCAA Tournament in 2006 and 2007.
PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Alicia Murray … raised in Haverhill, Mass., and played his high school soccer at St. John’s Prep (Danvers) … has an older brother and sister … favorite goalkeeper growing up was Manchester United’s Peter Schmeichel … lists “You, Me and Dupree” as his go-to movie for a laugh … also serves as an assistant coach at both Providence College and Brandeis University.