Mia Murphy
Mia Murphy
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Barrington, R.I.
High School: Noble and Greenough School

2015-16: Competed with the B varsity four for most of the season; moved up to the second varsity eight for the NCAA Championships … Won an Ivy title with the B varsity four … Placed seventh, winning the petite final, with the second varsity eight at the NCAA Championships … Aided the B varsity four to a 13-2 overall record … Helped Brown finish first at the Ivy Championship and sixth at the NCAA Championships as a team.

2014-15: Spent time with the third varsity eight and B varsity four … Won an Ivy title with the B varsity four … Helped the Bears win the team trophy at the Ivy Championship … Rowed with the elite eight B at the Henley Women’s Regatta.

Before Brown: Served team as captain in 2014 … Earned the Clint Allen Bowl honor for rowing … Rowed for coaches Kelly Evans and Nora Creahan … Competed for Narragansett Boat Club under head coach Peter Wilhelm … Ranked fourth in the state of Rhode Island in the discus throw in 2010 … Graduated with Academic Distinction … Won the Nash Prize for Journalism.

Personal: Mia is the daughter of Brian Murphy and Sheenagh Bodkin … Has two younger siblings, Macken and Madeline … Engineering concentrator; plans to pursue a career in medicine … Born on January 21, 1995 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Why Brown? “Brown has everything I was looking for: stimulating and diverse academic opportunities, an inspiring crew team, and a great location in Providence.”