Honors & Awards
- Ohio State Division 2 Champion (100 Fly, 2017)
- Ohio State Division 2 Runner-Up (100 Fly, 2016)
- Speedo Summer Junior National Finalist
- Taylor High School Athlete of the Year
- USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
A specialist in the butterfly and backstroke events, Izzy Murray is hoping to make an immediate impact among a talented collection of Nebraska newcomers in 2017-18. The freshman from North Bend, Ohio, owns a personal-best time of 2:02.11 in the 200 fly, which would have given her a top-24 finish at the 2017 Big Ten Championships.
The six –time state champion came to Nebraska following an exceptional career at Taylor High School. Murray was crowned the state champion in the 100 yard butterfly. The Ohio native holds the state, district and league record in the 100 yard butterfly adding to her eight school records. Murray was a four-time 100 butterfly league champ and two-time backstroke league champ. Murray also swam for the Cincinnati Marlins aiding to the team’s 11th place finish (2016) and seventh place finish (2017) at Junior Nationals. The USA Swimming Scholastic All-American was a NCSA finalist, Junior National finalist and holds five club records. Murray has named four-time MVP, two-time All-State, Taylor High School Athlete of the Year, four-time first team CHL and two-time All-City. Murray was a standout in the classroom, graduating fourth in her class, earning math and science department awards. She was awarded the AP Scholar Award, Seaver Ath-demic Award, Channel 9 News Student of the Month and four-time CHL Scholar Athlete.
The daughter of Daniel and Terri Murray, Isabelle was born on May 4, 1999, in North Bend, Ohio. She has two brothers, Roman and Ethan. Isabelle is a fisheries and wildlife science major. She chose Nebraska over Rutgers and Arkansas.