2012-13: Competed in three events at the BIG EAST Championship, including 200 backstroke, 100 breaststroke and 200 IM ... Placed first in the 200 breaststroke against Providence.
La Salle: Earned four varsity letters on the swim team and one on the ultimate frisbee team ... First Honors ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... National Honor Society Vice President.
Personal: Born 02/18/1994 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... One of four children to Donald and Patrice Murtha ... Three siblings, Brendon (20), Colin (15) and Kieran (5) ... Majoring in Biology ... Swam against fellow freshman Murphy Smith in high school ... Hobbies include frisbee ... Chose Villanova for the legacy and combination of good academic reputation as well as the opportunity to swim Division I.