Zane Murphy
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Tampa Preparatory
Major: Biology
Event: Throws

2017

   SEASON BESTS

  • Javelin: 37.10m/121'9" at Rossi Relays
  • Shot Put: 9.43m/30'11.25" at SCIAC Multi-Dual #3 (vs. CU, WC, ULV, PP at Pomona-Pitzer)
  • Discus: 26.31m/86'4" at SCIAC Multi-Dual #3 (vs. CU, WC, ULV, PP at Pomona-Pitzer)
  • Hammer: 16.71m/54'10" at SCIAC Multi-Dual #3 (vs. CU, WC, ULV, PP at Pomona-Pitzer)

Research and STEM activities
Researched fibroblast growth factors in drosophila during a SURF after freshman year...Developed a bioinformatic pipleine for gauging intron retention during a SURF after sophomore year.

Prior to Caltech
Won a State Championships in rugby...President of the Math Club...A National Merit Scholar...Earned Pre-Calculus and Calculus I awards.

Personal
Son of Dr. John and Cathy Murphy...Has two younger sisters, Emily and Savannah, one older brother, Brendan, and two older sisters, Jen and Kristin.