SUMMER 2013 Murphy participated at the U.S. Open in Irvine and the Phillips 66 National Championships in Indianapolis, going 26.79 (34th) in the 50 Freestyle ... was 14th in the 100 Free (58.70) and 18th in the 200 Free (2:07.18) at the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine ... also ran with four other swimmers in the OC Half Marathon, finishing under two hours.
2012-2013 Earned CSCAA Honorable Mention All-American accolades as part of the school record-breaking 200 Free Relay squad, which placed 16th at the NCAA Championships (1:30.15) ... also swam in the 400 Free Relay (15th, 3:18.58), the 100 Free (32nd, 49.19) and the 50 Free (51st, 23.05) at the NCAA’s ... swam in three individual races at the Pac-12 Championships (12th, 100 Free, 49.29; 17th, 50 Free, 22.51; 19th, 200 Free, 1:48.66) and three relays (sixth in 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay) ... was the leadoff of the 200 Free Relay at USC, which finished first and initially broke the school record (1:30.16) ... second in the 50 Free against USC (22.98), Arizona State and UC Davis/Washington State ... won the 100 Free against Oregon State/UCSB/Utah and was third at USC ... was a part of the 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay winning teams against Arizona State ... had a personal-best 48.68 in the 100 Free at the AT&T Winter National Championships (Austin, Texas) to finish 17th ... was also fifth in the 400 Free Relay in that meet, fifth in the 200 Free Relay, sixth in the 200 Medley Relay, seventh in the 400 Medley Relay and eighth in the 800 Free Relay ... finished second in the 400 Free Relay at the Arena Invite in Long Beach, swimming a leadoff leg of 49.86, and was also fourth in the 200 Medley Relay and fifth in the 200 Free Relay ... named to Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the Fall and Spring quarters.
SUMMER 2012 Swam lifetime bests in the 50 and 100 Freestyle at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
2011-2012 Earned All-America honorable mention honors with the 16th-place 200 Medley Relay at the NCAA Championships ... also competed in the 200 Free at NCAAs ... swam on the school record-breaking 200 Medley Relay at the Pac-12s ... also finished eighth in the 50 Free, 10th in the 100 Free and 14th in the 200 Free at Pac-12s ... set a school, facility and meet record in the 50 Free with her victory over USC ... also finished second in the 100 Free against the Trojans ... placed second in both the 50 and 100 Free vs. Cal ... was second in the 100 Free and third in the 50 Free vs. Stanford ... finished second in the 50 Free and fourth in the 100 Free vs. ASU ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
SUMMER 2011 Swam two Olympic Trials qualifying times at U.S. Nationals - 50 Free (26.39) and 100 Free (56.56) ... also swam a lifetime-best of 2:04.56 in the 200 Free.
2010-2011 Finished 15th in the 50 Free and 16th in the 100 Free at Pac-10s ... Placed second in the 50 Free and fifth in the 100 Free vs. USC ... finished fourth in the 50 Free and fifth in the 100 Free vs. Stanford ... was second in the 50 Free vs. Arizona ... won the 50 Free against Arizona State and Oregon State/UCSB ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
MARIN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Marin Catholic HS … four-time Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) champion in the 50 and 100 Freestyle … all-time MCAL record holder in both the 50 and 100 Free … set Marin Catholic records in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 Free … was MVP at her high school … three-time Scholastic All-American in the 50 and 100 Free … 2008 and 2010 Marin County Swimmer of the Year … 2008 California NCS 50 Freestyle champion … 2009 CA NCS 100 Free champion … swam for Marin Pirates under coach Warren Laeger, a Bruin alum … 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier … 2009 NCSA Jr. National Champion … Irish National Champion and Ireland National record holder in the 50 Free … 2008 Pacific Swimming 15-16 year old Swimmer of the Year and 2009 17-18 year old Swimmer of the Year … swam on record-breaking relay teams at both the Pacific and National age group division for the 200 Free and 200 Medley relays.
PERSONAL Born July 19, 1992 in Marin County, Calif. … daughter of Patrick and Lori Murphy … has two sisters, Lyndsay (who graduated from UCLA in 2008) and Haley … majoring in psychology.