Quinn Murphy recently shined for PCDS in the State Swimming Championships and the Meet of Champions (comprising the best swimmers from all schools, across all AIA divisions). She won two individual state events– the 100 free and 100 back. In the 100 free, she was the only girl under 53 seconds, finishing at 50.98 in a decisive victory. In the 100 back, she beat all other competitors by nearly two seconds. She broke a longstanding school record that was previously set by former state swimmer of the year, Danielle Lee, who went on to swim at Harvard from PCDS. Additionally, she was a solid part of the girls’ 400 free relay team that set a school record. In the Meet of Champions, she won the 100 free once again, cementing her spot as the top girls’ swimmer in that event in the state. She also finished third in the Meet of Champions for the 100 back.
Quinn has been a state swimming champion both her freshman and sophomore years, and is a key part of a resurgent girls swim team here at PCDS. They’re a young group with great potential, and it’s likely that she’ll be a strong recruit to swim in college, as well. Additionally, she’s a solid academic at PCDS and a highly respected student and classmate.
Quinn Murphy is a sophomore grader at Phoenix Country Day School.