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Katie                              Murto
Katie
Murto
Class: So.
Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.
Height: 5-6
Sport: Women's Swimming
Position: Free

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Took 19th in the 200 free (1:53.85), 21st in the 100 free (53.25) and 21st in the 500 free (5:03.22) at the Big 12 Championships
  • Had a 16th-place finish in the 200 free (1:54.79) and a 22nd-place finish in the 100 free (54.20) at the Pitt Invitational
  • Finished 11th in the 100 free (56.75) and 12th in the 200 free (2:00.68) against James Madison and Villanova
  • Took 10th place in the 200 free (1:59.99) against Penn State
  • Swam to an 11th-place finish in the 500 free (5:19.32) at the West Virginia State Games

Prep

  • Two-year team state champions and team captain at Morgantown High
  • 2012 NCAC Swimmer of the Year
  • Placed second in the 200 free (1:57.04) and third in the 500 free (5:21.78) at the 2012 West Virginia State Championships
  • Took third in the 500 free (5:28.52) and fourth in the 200 free (1:59.35) at the 2011 state championships
  • Also swam for West Virginia Aquatics

Personal

  • Daughter of Pete and Cheryl Murto
  • Has one brother
  • Brother, Peter, also is a member of the WVU swim team
  • Birthday is Dec. 17
  • Enrolled in pre-pharmacy
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • President’s List
  • Dean’s List

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