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ANDI MUREZ

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Swimming - Venice High School
2010 Female Jewish High School Athlete of the Year

This Venice High School swimmer won eight City Section individual championships and set four City records.

As a senior in the Spring of 2009, Murez won the 100-yard freestyle in a City record time of 49.63, equaling the winning time in the boys' race minutes earlier. She also broke the 200-yard freestyle record and holds the section records in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke.

At the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Andi Murez captured a total of 9 medals (five gold and 4 silver).

Andi broke all-time World Maccabiah Games records by winning gold medals in four individual events: 50m Freestyle (26.44); 100m Freestyle (0:56.44); 200m Freestyle (2:03:45); and 200m Individual Medley (2:20.74).  She earned her 5th gold medal anchoring the USA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay team that also set an all-time Maccabiah Games record (3:53:55).  Her four silver medals came in the 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay,
4 x 100m Medley Relay, 100m Backstroke, and the 200m Backstoke.

In the spring of 2010, as a freshman, she is expected to be a major contributor to the Women’s Swimming team at Stanford.

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