Honors & Awards
- One Letter (2018)
- CSCAA Scholar All-American (HM, 2018)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2018)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)
Izzie Murray had an outstanding first year as a Husker, racking up 11 top-five finishes, including nine victories. She set two career bests, with one coming at the 2018 Big Ten Championships. At the conference meet, she set a career best in the 100-yard butterfly, racing to a time of 53.72. Her second career best came at USA Winter Nationals with a time of 1:59.67 in the 200 fly. At the 2018 Big Ten Championships, Murray competed in the 100 fly (23rd), 200 fly (24th) and 100 back (45th). One of Murray’s strongest performances came against Iowa State, when she won both the 100- and 200-yard butterfly. Murray also got off to a strong start in the classroom, earning honorable-mention CSCAA Scholar All-America accolades. She also claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18. She was a member of the 2018 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
A six-time Ohio state champion, Murray came to Nebraska following an exceptional career at Taylor High School. Murray was crowned the state champion in the 100-yard butterfly and set state, district and league records in the event. She finished her career with 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 was 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 an environmental studies major. She was an honorable-mention CSCAA Scholar All-American in 2018. She also earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18. She was a member of the 2018 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She chose Nebraska over Rutgers and Arkansas.
|100 Fly||53.72||Big Ten Championships (2018)|
|200 Fly||1:59.67||USA Winter Nationals (2017)|