ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Megan Murray
Megan Murray
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bronxville, N.Y.
High School: Bronxville
Major: English
House Affiliation: Eliot

2012-13 (Sophomore):
Finished third on the team with 13 wins and an overall record of 13-3 ... Swept Boston College's Cassandre Burke, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7, at the No. 2 position to open the season Nov. 16 ... Edged Victoria Dewey of Dartmouth, 14-12, 5-11, 11-5, 1-11, 11-3, Nov. 28 in Ivy opener in the No. 7 spot ... Trimmed Columbia's Skylar Dickey in dominating fashion, 11-7, 11-2, 11-1 ... Beat Reut Odinak of Cornell, 11-8, 11-3, 7-11, 11-7, Feb. 3 ... Dominated Katiria Sanchez of Trinity, 11-2, 11-3, 11-5, Feb. 6 ... Outlasted Yale's Annie Ballaine, 11-3, 11-6, 8-11, 10-12, 11-7 Feb. 12 ... Earned her 12th win of the season in the CSA Quarterfinals against Carolyn Gillette of Stanford, 11-4, 11-4, 11-5, Feb. 15 ... Claimed an 11-2, 6-11, 12-10, 11-3 win over Chanel Erasmus of Trinity Feb. 17 in the CSA Howe Cup Final to help the Crimson win its 14th national title.

2011-12 (Freshman):
Finished the season 10-2 overall ... Helped the Crimson to a 8-1 win over No. 5 Trinity Jan. 21 with a 3-1 win over Pamela Larromana in the No. 9 spot ... Went 2-1 in the Howe Cup tournament in the No. 9 position to help Harvard earn its 13th national championship Feb. 26.

Before Harvard:
Three-time U.S. Squash Scholar-Athlete … Qualified for the U.S. Team for Battle of the Border/Ontario-American Challenge … Won the Spanish Junior Open in 2006 … Ranked No. 12 out of the top 16 U.S. junior women heading into 2011 World Team playoffs … Was a four-year member and two-time captain of lacrosse team … Was named all-league for lacrosse three times … CitySquash volunteer … Served on Bronxville Youth Council … AP Scholar Award recipient … Scholastic Achievement Award … Two-time high school lacrosse all-academic pick … Mother, Caroline Murray ’87, was a member of the Harvard volleyball team … Grandmother, Alexandra Self, earned a degree from HRPBA in 1960 … Grandfather, W. Lee Young, graduated from Harvard Business School in 1961.