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Sheldon

Boboff

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Mid-Free/IM
Height: 6'4"
Year: Junior
City/State: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: Saint Ignatius College Prep

Bio

Honors: 

  • CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2017, 2018)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016-17, 2017-18)

2018-19: Swam on Duke's record-breaking 400 and 800 freestyle relays at the ACC Championships ... Individually, won the 200 freestyle consolation final and also scored in the 200 individual medley ... Earned a spot in the 200 freestyle championship final at the Tennessee Invitational … Helped the Blue Devils crack the all-time performance list with a win in the 800 freestyle relay at the Big Al Invitational … Won the 200 freestyle and swam on winning 400 freestyle relay in the season opener at Virginia Tech (10/13). 

2017-18: Member of 800 freestyle relay that notched the second-fastest mark in program history at the ACC Championships (6:25.97) ... Individually, scored for the Blue Devils with a 19th-place finish in the 200 freestyle ... Finals swim of 1:36.17 ranked him second on Duke’s all-time performance list ... Also notched a career-best time in the 200 individual medley preliminaries (1:48.03). 

2016-17: Broke into Duke's all-time top 10 in the 200 freestyle and 200 individual medley as a rookie ... Clocked the fourth-fastest 200 freestyle mark in program history (1:36.75) during the Nike Cup Invitational preliminaries before going on to take fourth in finals ... Also posted the eighth-fastest 200 indivdual medley time at Duke (1:49.11) in the Nike Cup preliminaries.

Prior to Duke: Six-time All-America, including in 100 and 200 freestyle as a junior and 100 freestyle as a senior … Fourth in 200 freestyle at 2015 Junior Nationals ... Member of North Bay Aquatics club program ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-America ... Named to Principals Honor Roll all four years.

Personal: Born Sheldon George Boboff July 14, 1997 in San Francisco, Calif. ... Son of Peter and Carolyn Boboff ... Has one sister (Kiara).

Boboff Career Bests:
100 Free: 43.90 … 7th all-time at Duke
200 Free: 1:35.12... 2nd all-time at Duke
100 Back: 50.45
100 Breast: 55.97
100 Fly: 51.07
100 IM: 53.08 ... 7th all-time at Duke
200 IM: 1:46.18 ... 4th all-time at Duke

On Duke's Relays:
400 Free Relay: 2:52.79 ... Duke record
800 Free Relay: 6:21.82 ... Duke record

At the ACC Championships:
2018: 10th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:25.97
           19th, 200 Free ... 1:36.17
2019: 7th, 400 Free Relay ... 2:52.79
           9th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:21.82
           17th, 200 Free ... 1:35.12
           24th, 200 IM ... 1:47.15

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