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    Barry Murphy     
     
      Barry Murphy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ireland

High School:
Belvedere College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Event:
Breast/Free

JUNIOR (2007-08)
At the NCAA Championships, earned All-America honors for his efforts on the fifth-place 200 freestyle relay, sixth-place 400 freestyle and medley relays ... Also at NCAAs, won Honorable Mention All-America for participating on the 10th-place 200 medley relay and taking 10th in the 100 breaststroke ... In addition, became the first Vol to swim a sub-19 second 50 freestyle during the 200 freestyle relay ... Earned a place on the Second-Team All-SEC for his efforts on the second-place 200 freestyle and 400 medley relays ... Also at the SEC Championships, placed eleventh in the 100 freestyle (44.29), seventh in the 50 freestyle (20.11) and fourth in the 100 breaststroke (53.91) ... Won the 100 breaststroke in 55.67 against five-time defending national champions Auburn ... Against Indiana, placed second in the 100 breaststroke (55.64) ... Began the season by winning his frist individual event, the 100 breaststroke, in 56.58.

SOPHOMORE (2006-07)
Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Championships for his efforts on the third-place 200 medley relay, fifth-place 400 medley relay (3:09.48) and sixth-place 400 freestyle relay (2:54.41) ... Also at NCAAs, finished in 23rd-place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 54.19 ... At the SEC Championships, earned third place on the 200 medley relay (3:13.15), fifth-place on the 200 medley relay (1:27.95) and third-place on the 400 freestyle relay (2:56.18) ... Also at SECs, finished in 15th-place 50 freestyle (20.35), fifth-place in the 200 freestyle relay (1:20.10), 11thplace in the 100 breaststroke (55.08) and 13th-place in the 100 freestyle (44.68) ... During the Princeton Invite, took a secondplace 50 freestyle finish in a time of 20.03 and set a pool record in the 100 freestyle in a time of 43.85 ... In Gainesville, finished in second-place in the 50 freestyle (20.51) and fourth-place in the 100 freestyle (45.58).

FRESHMAN (2005-06)
Won the 50-meter free in 22.90 and set the Irish national record in the event at the U.S. Spring National Championships ... Earned four honorable mention All-America honors for work on the 10thplace 200 medley relay, 11th-place 200 free relay, 12th-place 400 medley relay and 12th-place 400 free relay ... Also at SECs, participated on second-place 200 free relay and second-place 400 medley relay ... Earned SEC Swimmer of the Week honors for the week ending Jan. 29 for efforts against Florida ... Against Florida, won the 50 free in 20.52 and the 100 free in 45.41 while also swimming lead-off on the first-place 200 free relay squad ... At Georgia Tech, won the 50 free in 20.82 ... Swam second leg of first-place 400 medley relay at Georgia ... In double-dual action against Virginia and Princeton swam second-leg in 400 medley relay and finished second in the 50 free in 20.85.

HIGH SCHOOL
Undefeated from 2001-2004 in Provincial and National school championships in 200 freestyle and medley relays.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 5, 1985, in Dublin, Ireland. ... Parents are Brian and Elizabeth Murphy ... Major: Business Administration.

Murphy's Bests
50 Free: 19.54
100 Free: 43.85
100 Breast: 53.45

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