22 Collin Murphy
22 - Collin Murphy
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: SR
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska
High School: Colony HS
Position: G

2012-13:

As a senior started all 25 games… Team Captain… Averaged 4.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 1.1 apg, 1.0 spg and shot 40.5 percent from the floor, 38.1 percent from 3 and 72.3 percent from the line… Reached double figure scoring three times, including a career-high 16 points at Oxy (1/9/13)… Had 10 points, 5 assists and 6 rebounds versus RPI (11/18/12)… Had 10 rebounds twice, at Cal Lu (12/1/12) and versus Pomona-Pitzer (1/5/13)… Team Leader of the Year and received the Caltech Athletics Director’s Award

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:

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:

Computer Science major...Wants to be a professional fantasy football player and sports analyst...Born October 22, 1990 in Wasilla, Alaska...Hobbies include football, soccer, and gambling...His favorite team is the Green Bay Packers and his favorite athlete is their quarterback Aaron Rodgers...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...Son of Rebecca and Brian...Has siblings named Jaron, Briana, and Jarye


"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."