BERKELEY – Cal’s freshman standout Ryan Murphy (Ponte Vedre, Fla.) has been named the Philip Hunsaker CollegeSwimming.com Men's Division I Swimmer of the Week after impressive performances during last weekend’s dual meet victories over Pac-12 foes Arizona State and Arizona at Spieker Aquatics Complex.
Against ASU, Murphy placed first in the 100 free (44.27) and 200 free (1:37.51), while contributing a split of 19.82 to the winning 200 free relay. Against fifth-ranked Arizona, he captured the 100 (46.85) and 200 back (1:41.88), led off the winning 200 medley relay in a time of 21.80 in the 50 back, and led off the winning 400 free relay in a blazing 43.92.
The Golden Bears (5-0) will next swim at Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday, Feb. 6 and at Pac-12 opponent USC on Friday, Feb. 7. Both dual meets will begin at 2 p.m.