Penn Fusion midfielder picks UPenn

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Alex Murphy, a Class of 2012 midfielder prospect from Wallingford, Pa., confirmed Thursday morning that he has committed to the University of Pennsylvania.

Murphy is a starter for Strath Haven (Wallingford, Pa.), where he was among the high school team's leaders in assists during the 2011 season.

He plays club soccer for Penn Fusion and helped the Under-17 team to the US Youth Soccer National Championships runner-up finish in 2011.

Murphy is the third confirmed UPenn commitment, joining Henry Gager and James Rushton.