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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 Jordan Charles

Junior: Placed 20th in the finals of the 100 breaststroke at the ACC Championships (57.30) ... recorded the fastest 100 breast time with a new personal best 57.20 seconds ... also had the third-best 200 breast time with a 2:07.92 ... member of the 200 medley relay team along with David Hahn, Nick Garvy, and Ryan Packer that broke the previous Duke record with a 1:31.33 ... part of the fastest 400 medley relay team as well, with Hahn, Garvy, and Andy Osterland, which clocked a 3:28.39 ... named to the ACC Honor Roll ...

Sophomore: Had the third-best 100 breast time on the team, as he touched in a personal-best 57.67 seconds at the ACC Championship prelims ... went on to finish with a time of 58.26 in the bonus finals of the event ... was a member of the third-best 200 (1:27.44), 400 (3:12.12) and 800 freestyle (7:05.46) relay teams ... also a member of the 200 medley relay team that touched in a team second-best 1:36.41 at the Patriot Invitational ... was the fourth member of the 200 medley relay team of David Hahn, Kevin Arthofer and Eric Ness that finished in a team-best 1:32.86 at the ACC Championships ... that time ranked ninth-best in the ACC for the year ... named to the ACC Honor Roll ...

Freshman: Posted a career-best 100 free time of 47.40 to close out the 2005-06 at the ACC Championships ... finished 22nd in the 100 breaststroke at ACCs with a time of 58.49 ... reached the consolation finals in that event by swimming a career-best 57.92 the day before ... was one of eight Blue Devils to post a career-best in the 200 IM on day two of ACCs, swimming a 1:56.73 ...

Prep: Competed four years for Cedar Crest High School ... swam freestyle leg on state champion 200 medley relay ... 100 freestyle district champion ... four time All-League and All-State selection ... named All-America his senior year ... Lebanon YMCA national finalist ... YMCA state runner-up ... also lettered in cross country ... Academic All-America ... vice president of National Honor Society ... leader in student mentor program ...

Personal: Born Jordan Daniel Charles on June 20, 1986, in Lebanon, Pa. ... son of Bradford and Barbra Charles ... has a brother, Nathan, who was a member of the crew team at the U.S. Naval Academy and a sister, Dana, who swam at Dartmouth ... enjoys flying and building model airplanes and drawing.

Career Bests
50 Free 23.11
100 Free 48.06
100 Breast 57.20
200 Breast 2:07.92
200 IM  1:56.39

Position: Breast/Free
Year: Senior
City/State: Lebanon, Pa.
High School: Cedar Crest
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