Murali grew up playing Baseball and Football, and did not sail competitively until coming to USNA. On VOST, he was a main trimmer on a Colgate 26 during his first fall on the team. During his first spring and summer on the team he was primary Jib trimmer and downwind grinder on SWAN 56 APOLLO. He has competed in the Marblehead-Halifax Ocean Race, Edgartown Race Weekend, Annapolis Labor Day Regatta, and the NASS Race to Oxford. He is now the Jib trimmer on NA24 Gallant for the fall 2017 season. Majoring in applied mathematics.