22 Collin Murphy
22 Collin Murphy
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
Year: JR
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska
High School: Colony
Position: G

"Caltech basketball is great, especially for a freshman. When you get here and know no one, the basketball team allows you to get familiar with a lot of people."

Major: Computer Science

Career aspiration: Professional Fantasy Football Player and Sports Analyst

Caltech Highlights:

ACADEMIC

Intern at HoverState 2.0 in Encino, Calif. for programming, designing, and quality testing ... SURFed in 2010 at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory working with instruments for Mars missions ... Coffeehouse employee of the month in 2010, promoted to Coffeehouse Manager in 2011 ... 3-year Member of Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), named SAAC co-chair in 2012 ... Prefrosh Planning Committee member

ATHLETIC

2011-12: As a junior, started all 25 games ... Team captain ... Averaged 4.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.1 spg, and shot 40 percent from the floor ... Scored career-high 15 points at Redlands (2/21/12) ... Went 5 of 5 from the field and tallied 12 points at Cal Lutheran (1/18/12) ... Career-high 11 rebounds versus Pomona-Pitzer (2/1/12) ... Season-highs of three assists and three steals ... Placed 15th in SCIAC in steals ... Team Leader of the Year and Mr. Hustle for third consecutive season

2010-11: As a sophomore, played in 25 games and started 12 ... Team captain ... Averaged 1.3 ppg and 2.0 rpg ... Scored season-high four points on four occassions ... Season-high seven rebounds versus La Verne (2/2/11) ... Season-high three steals at MSOE (11/20/10) ... Team Leader of the Year, Mr. Glue, and Mr. Hustle for second consecutive year, plus team Construction Award winner

2009-10: As a freshman, appeared in all 25 games and started 17 ... Averaged 3.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.0 apg, and 1.4 spg ... Ranked No. 9 in steals in the conference (432 in nation), and Nos. 8 and 18 (SCIAC games only), respectively, in assists (2.4 apg) and rebounds (4.5 rpg) ... Led team in rebounds 5 times with a career-high 9 boards at La Verne ... Led team in assists and steals 11 games with career-highs of 5 helpers and 4 thefts at Redlands

High School: Colony High School, Palmer, Alaska

High School Highlights: Valedictorian ... As a three-year varsity basketball player, helped team to state tournament ... All-state football quarterback and defensive back ... Runner-up player-of-the-year ... All-region in soccer ... State student-athlete of the year ... Nationals in Science Olympiad ... Homecoming prince and homecoming court

Personal: Born October 22, 1990 in Wasilla, Alaska ... Rebecca and Brian ... Siblings Jaron, Briana, and Jarye