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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 Luke Suchomel

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013, 2014)

2013-14: Season-best in the 100 backstroke was a 53.74 showing at the Cavalier Invitational … Went 49.71 in the 100 freestyle at the Nike Cup Invitational.

2012-13: Did not compete during the 2012-13 season.

2011-12: Wrapped up his freshman campaign with a strong showing at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Advanced to the finals in three events at that meet, notching season-best times in the 50 freestyle (21.94) and the 100 freestyle (47.59) ... Also swam a season-best mark of 52.63 in the 100 backstroke preliminaries ... Cut over three seconds off of 100 backstroke time during the course of the season.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo. ... Earned All-America and Academic All-America honors ... Three-time state champion ... Named all-state and all-city as a senior ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Luke William Suchomel on Jan. 17, 1993 in Santiago, Chile ... Son of Bart and Karen Suchomel ... Has two siblings, Bryce and Jesse ... Brother, Bryce, swims at Bucknell ... Mother, Karen, is a Duke graduate ('84) ... Majoring in biomedical engineering.

Duke Career Bests:
50 Free:
21.94 (2/4/2012)
100 Free: 47.59 (2/5/2012)
100 Back: 52.63 (2/4/2012)

Position: Freestyle
Year: Junior
City/State: Centennial, Colo.
High School: Regis Jesuit
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