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Matt Murray
Matt  Murray


Saratoga, Calif.

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NCAA All-American (2)
2011: 400 Medley Relay, 200 Medley Relay (HM)

ACC Champion
400 Medley Relay

All-ACC (2)
100 Back, 400 Medley Relay

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back: 47.13 (4th all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:42.93 (4th all-time at UVa)
100 Fly: 47.36 (6th all-time at UVa)

• Quaiified for the NCAA Championships, placing 28th in the 100-yard backstroke and 31st in the 200 back
• Finaled and placed fourth in the 200 back, sixth in the 100 back and eighth in the 100-yard butterfly at ACCs
• Set career-best marks in the 100 back (47.13), 200 back (1:42.93) and 100 fly (47.36) at ACCs
• Placed 10th in the 100 back, 200 back and 100 fly at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Honored with the team's Unsung Hero Award at the year-end banquet

• ACC finalist in the 100 back with a fourth-place finish (47.93) and the 200 back with a seventh-place finish (1:46.11)
• Also placed 13th in the 100 fly
• Set season-best marks in the 100 back (47.66), 200 back 1:45.37) and the 100 fly (48.21) at the conference meet
• Best individual dual meet finish was third in the 200 back against Duke
• 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 backstroke


• Made his NCAA Championships debut in the 100 and 200 backstroke events
• Finished 28th in the 200 backstroke (1:44.46) and 32nd in the 100 backstroke (47.97) at NCAAs
• Member of the All-America 400 medley relay team that recorded a seventh-place finish
• Also part of the 200 medley relay team that finished 15th to earn honorable mention All-America honors
• Earned all-league honors in the 100 backstroke with a third-place showing (47.65) at the ACC Championships
• Finaled in his two other events at ACCs, finishing fifth in the 200 backstroke (1:45.02) and eighth in the 100 butterfly (47.97)
• His prelim times in both the 200 backstroke (1:44.20) and 100 butterfly (47.66) were personal bests
• Member of the ACC championship 400 medley relay team that clocked a winning time of 3:09.60
• Led-off the winning 400 medley relay squad with a personal-best split of 47.23

• Placed fifth in both the 100 backstroke (48.39) and 200 backstroke (1:45.23) at the ACC Championships
• His prelim time of 48.37 in the 100 backstroke was his fastest of the season
• Also placed 25th in the 100 butterfly (49.12) at the conference meet

High School
• Five-time High School All-American
• National High School record holder in the 400 freestyle relay
• Seven-time Central Coast Sectional (CCS) champion
• Seven-time California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Champion
• Scholastic All-American in 2008

• Son of Randy and Charlotte Murray
• Has two sisters, Sarah and Emily
• Majoring in history


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