Chesapeake, Va./ Great Bridge HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad who has earned two letters • member of the Second Varsity Eights crew in the fall.
2012 Season: Competed in all seven events for the Blue Hens • member of the Varsity Fours boat that finished fifth at the CAA Championships and fifth in its semifinal at the Dad Vail Regatta • competed with the Second Varsity Eights during the first five meets of the season.
2011 Season: Competed in six events as a member of the Novice Eights crew • placed first at the ECAC Championships • finished fourth in the semifinals with the Novice Eights at Dad Vail • placed third at St. Joseph's dual • crew was named National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on May 2.
High School/Club: Four-year letterwinner for the crew team at Great Bridge High School • won the Head of the James Regatta with the Novice Eights her freshman year and finished second at regionals • won regionals as a sophomore with the Varsity Eights • captured second place at the Virginia state championships with the Lightweight Fours • won the regional title with the Lightweight Fours as a junior • captured the Virginia state title with the Lightweight Fours • placed second at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta • won the regional title for a second time with the Varsity Fours • placed third in the Virginia State Regatta with the Varsity Fours • finished eighth at the SRAA Nationals with the Varsity Fours • member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and the Anchor Angels • served as equipment manager for boy's volleyball team.
Personal: Meredith Anne Murphy • born November 20, 1991 in Oahu, Hawaii • daughter of Joe and Barbara Murphy • honor student majoring in dietetics at Delaware • aspires to work in a hospital as a dietician • has two older brothers • brother, Matthew, was a member of the rowing team at the U.S. Naval Academy, captaining the team in 2010-2011 • cousin played goalkeeper on the lacrosse team at Johns Hopkins from 2006-10 • enjoys baking, watching The Office, going to the beach, and playing soccer in her free time.