Megan Murphy

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • Height 5-8
  • High School Glenbard West High School
  • Major Electrical and Computer Engineering

Academic Accolades 

  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2021, 2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)

2022 (Junior Season)

  • Rowed in seven races for the 1V4 boat that finished 6-7 on the year
  • Won the 2V4 2022 Big Ten Championship race, which helped the Buckeyes win the 2022 Big Ten Conference Team Title
  • Rowed in two races for the 2V4 boat that finished 4-6 on the year

2021 (Sophomore Season)

  • Helped the Buckeyes to a No. 2 finish in the Big Ten and to the No. 6 spot in the NCAA Championships
  • Competed in three 2N8 races and five with the 1N8 … the Buckeye 2N8 finished the year with a 4-4 record, the 1N8 was 3-5


  • Daughter of Beth and Paul Murphy
  • Has two siblings: Robbie and Ryan
  • Lettered four years in swimming at Glenbard High School
  • 2017: All West Suburban Silver Conference, All-State
  • 2018: All-Conference, All-State, broke school record in 100-yard breaststroke
  • Plans on working in the Electronics industry
  • Brother Robbie played men’s volleyball at Ohio State 2017-21, grandfather played baseball at Wisconsin
  • Texnikoi Engineering Honorary, at Ohio State, from 2020 to present