Grace

Murphy

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Breaststroke
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Napa, CA
High School: New Technology HS
Major: Speculative Design
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

TRITON NOTES
Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2017-18, 2018-19) ... Six-time All-American (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay in 2017-18; 100 breast, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay in 2018-19) ... One All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay in 2017-18).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19
Three-time All-American (100 breast, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team ... NCAA Championships qualifier ... All-MPSF Second Team (400 medley relay) ... MPSF All-Academic selection ... Compiled a time of 1:40.00 in the 200 medley relay for a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships, setting a new program record ...  Finished fourth in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:32.31 for another All-America accolade ... Placed fifth in the 100 breast with a mark of 1:01.92 for her first individual All-America award, good for third in program history ... Set a new program record with a time of 3.42.00 in the preliminaries of the 400 medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... Competed in all 12 meets for the Tritons, including the NCAA Championships and UC San Diego's first-ever MPSF Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Three-time All-American (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay) ... All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay) ... Made the trip to the NCAA Championships as a relay swimmer ... Earned All-America honors with a season best time of 1:32.81 to place seventh in the 200 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Nabbed another All-America distinction with a 3:24.08 finish, good for eighth place in the 400 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Gained her third All-America title with a 7:24.04 finish to place fifth in the 800 free relay of the NCAA Championships ... Received an All-America honorable mention with a time of 1:41.67 to capture ninth in the 200 medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... Helped the Tritons to a first place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:41.60) and the 200 free relay (1:33.85) at the PCSC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of New Technology High School in Napa … Named team's MVP as a senior … Broke the school’s 100-breaststroke record as a senior.

CLUB
Competed with Napa Valley Swim Team from 2009-17.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 4 in Napa … Daughter of Julie and John Murphy … Both parents were on the swimming and diving team at Cal State East Bay … Older sister Haley was her teammate and team captain on the UC San Diego swimming and diving team … Speculative design major at Sixth College … Wants to pursue a career in a creative field after graduating from UC San Diego ... Enjoys drawing … Favorite athlete is USA Swimming Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky … Listens to Daniel Caesar … Likes watching the movie The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou … Loves eating chocolate chips.

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