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Peter                              Murto
Peter
Murto
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Sport: Men's Swimming
Position: Breast

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Swimming & Diving First Team
  • Had eighth-place finishes in the 100 breast (57.65) and 200 breast (2:07.82) at the Big 12 Championships
  • Recorded a sixth-place finish in the 100 breast (59.17) at the Pitt Invitational, while also taking 11th in the 200 breast (2:12.58)
  • Finished the 100 breast (1:01.79) in third place and the 200 breast (2:20.21) in fourth place against Villanova
  • Took eighth place in the 200 breast (2:20.64) and ninth place in the 50 free (22.83) against Penn State

At West Virginia in 2011-12

  • Finished seventh in the 100 breast (1:02.38) at Maryland
  • Took seventh in the 100 breast (1:03.39) against Pitt
  • Finished sixth in the 100 breast (1:01.79) against Cincinnati and Villanova
  • Took sixth in the 200 breast (2:20.65) at Penn State
  • Began season with a fifth-place finish in the 100 breast (1:04.41) and 200 breast (2:23.00), ninth in the 100 fly (56.82) and 13th in the 50 free (22.92) at the West Virginia State Games

At West Virginia in 2010-11

  • Placed sixth in 100 breast (1:02.89) against Maryland
  • Finished seventh in the 100 breast (58.83) and the 200 breast (2:20.86) at Pitt
  • Placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:23.68) at UC Santa Barbara
  • Placed fifth in the 100 breast (1:04.48) and the 200 breast (2:24.16) at Cincinnati

In High School

  • Two-time state champion in the 100 breast at Morgantown High
  • Member of the all-region, all-tournament and All-NCAC teams in 2010
  • Served as team captain junior and senior seasons
  • Holds school records in the 100 breast and 100 fly
  • Also swam for West Virginia Aquatics

Personal

  • Son of Pete and Cheryl Murto
  • Has one sister
  • Birthday is March 2
  • Majoring in industrial engineering
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List

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