Colin Murphy

  • Colin
  • Murphy

  • Event
    Freestyle
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • Hometown
    Woodlands, Texas
Event2016-20172017-2018Career
100 Free47.15 (10th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
47.15 (10th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
1000 Free9:37.77 (9th Place)
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 5, 2016
9:32.19 (5th Place)
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Nov 4, 2017
9:32.19 (5th Place)
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Nov 4, 2017
1650 Free15:40.36 (2nd Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
15:25.07 (27th Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 24, 2018
15:25.07 (27th Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 24, 2018
200 Free1:42.69 (25th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Nov 19, 2016
1:38.07 (38th Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 24, 2018
1:38.07 (38th Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 24, 2018
200 Free Relay1:25.12 (3rd Place)
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 5, 2016
1:25.12 (3rd Place)
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 5, 2016
500 Free4:28.30 (2nd Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
4:27.50 (33rd Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 24, 2018
4:27.50 (33rd Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 24, 2018
800 Free Relay6:43.54 (10th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
6:43.54 (10th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017

Updated: September 14, 2017

2016-17: Swam a 21.65 in the final leg of the 200 free relay that placed third against Notre Dame and Pitt … Finished ninth in the 1000 free with a time of 9:37.77 against Notre Dame and Pitt … Swam the second-fastest time with a 4:28.30 in the 500 free at the Virginia Tech Invitational … Placed second with a time of 15:40.36 in the 1650 free at the VTI.

Prior to Virginia Tech: 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials qualifier in the 1500 freestyle … Graduate of Woodlands Christian Academy … Four-year letterwinner … Private school record holder in the 200 and 500 yard freestyle … Four-time state champion in the 500 freestyle … Competed for the Woodlands Swim Team … Member of the NSCA Junior American Team that travelled to Ireland … 2014 Junior National Champion in the 1500 freestyle.

Personal: Majoring in finance … Born in Pittsburgh, later moved to Texas … Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps … Chose Virginia Tech because he loved the campus, he connected really well with the coaches and he feels like the team is a 60-person family.