Zak Murez
Zak Murez
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Venice High School
Position: Breaststroke

2010-2011: 200-yard breaststroke: 14th at HYP (2:13.24)...13th at Terrier Invitational (2:14.00)...100-yard breaststroke: 13th at HYP (1:00.68)...21st at Terrier Invitational (1:02.10)...6th vs. Columbia (1:00.37)...50-yard freestyle: 24th at Ivy League Championships (23.13).

2009-2010: 200-yard breaststroke: Third against Southern Connecticut (2:19.18)…Fourth against UConn (2:11.81)…Top 25 Finisher at Ivy League Championships (2:08.42)…100-yard breaststroke: Second against Southern Connecticut  (48.49)…Second against UMass (59.02)…Fifth overall against Penn/Dartmouth (1:00.67)…Third against Navy (59.91)…Top 20 finisher at Ivy League Championships (2:08.42).

2008-2009: 200-yard IM: 13th overall at Terrier Invitational…100-yard breaststroke: Sixth overall against Columbia, Dartmouth/Penn…Eighth overall in ‘A’ heat at Terrier Invitational.

2007-2008: 200-yard breaststroke: Third against Fairfield, Southern Connecticut…10th overall at Terrier Invitational…100-yard breaststroke: Third against Fairfield, Southern Connecticut…Posted team’s fifth best time of the season (59.30 seconds).

Before Yale: Four-time letterwinner at Venice High School…Eight school records…Touched out teammate Matt Lee in state championships of 500 freestyle…

Personal: Majoring in computer science and mathematics…Member of Trumbull College.           

Extracurricular Interests: Parkour/Freerunning

Hero: Daniel Ilabeca

Favorite Athlete: Daniel Ilabeca

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