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Sean

Tate

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Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
City/State: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Creighton Prep

Bio

Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2017) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)

2016-17: Guided Duke's 800 freestyle and 400 medley relays to program records and a pair of seventh-place showings at the ACC Championships ... Also took seventh as a member of the 400 freestyle relay ... Scored individually with a 20th-place finish in the 200 freestyle ... Preliminaries time of 1:36.65 ranked second on the program's all-time performance list ... Added a 24th-place finish in the 100 freestyle, with his preliminaries mark ranking fifth in school history (43.88) ... Helped secure a dual meet victory at North Carolina (1/29) as a member of the winning 400 freestyle relay ... Led off winning 200 freestyle relay at Queens University (12/3).  

2015-16: Reached the 200 freestyle finals at his first ACC Championship, placing 20th overall ...  Time of 44.42 in the 100 freestyle preliminaries ranked him seventh all-time at Duke ... Competed on Duke's 400 (2:55.55) and 800 (6:31.06) freestyle relays that clocked the second-fastest marks in school history ... Took second in the 200 freestyle at the Nike Cup Invitational, while 1:37.35 clocking in event preliminaries placed him fourth on the program's all-time performance list ... Also finished sixth in the 100 freestyle and eighth in the 50 freestyle at the same meet. 

Prior to Duke: Winter Nationals and Summer and Winter Junior Nationals qualifier … Multiple time Nebraska state champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle … Along with twin brother Ryan, helped Creighton Prep set state records in the 200 and 400 freestyle relay events his junior year … Both relays also captured state titles … Member of state champion 200 freestyle relay squad as a sophomore and freshman … Also propelled the 400 freestyle relay to a state crown his freshman year … Guided Creighton Prep to two University of Minnesota Maroon and Gold Invitational titles and two Seattle Kentridge Invitational championships … Won the 100 freestyle at the 2015 Speedo Champions Series in Jenks, Okla. ... Metro Conference all-academic honoree … Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Sean Joseph Tate May 9, 1997 in Omaha, Neb. … Son of Bernadette and Ellis Tate … Has a twin brother (Ryan) who swims at Northwestern … Has one sister (Olivia) … Mother swam at California ('80) … Grandfather played football at the United States Naval Academy ('57). 

Tate Career Bests:
50 Free: 20.33
100 Free: 43.88 ... 6th all-time at Duke
200 Free: 1:36.65 ... 2nd all-time at Duke
100 Breast: 54.43
100 IM: 51.11 ... Duke record

On Duke's Relays:
800 Free Relay: 6:25.65 ... Duke record
400 Medley Relay: 3:08.92 ... Duke record

At the ACC Championships:
2016: 8th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:31.06
          9th, 400 Free Relay ... 2:55.55
          20th, 200 Free ... 1:37.83
2017: 7th, 400 Free Relay ... 2:54.47
          7th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:25.65
          7th, 400 Medley Relay ... 3:08.92
          20th, 200 Free ... 1:36.75
          24th, 100 Free ... 44.20

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