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Height: 6'5"
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Lake Wylie, S.C.
High School: Gaston Day School [N.C.]


Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2018) … ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018)

2018-19: Took second in the 100 backstroke and third at the 200-yard distance at the Big Al Invitational … Also led off winning 400 medley relay and swam on first place 800 freestyle relay at the meet at Princeton … 800 freestyle relay clocked the ninth-fastest time in program history at 6:37.74.

2017-18: Cracked Duke’s all-time performance list in the 200 individual medley at the ACC Championships (1:48.54) ... Also turned in the fourth-fastest mark in program history in the 100 backstroke preliminaries (48.17) and the sixth-fastest in the 200 backstroke (1:46.22) ... That mark placed him 23rd in the event bonus final.

Prior to Duke: North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1A/2A state champion in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke as a sophomore … Qualified for YMCA Short Course Nationals all four years of high school … Finalist in the 100 and 200 backstroke at the 2017 YMCA Short Course Nationals … Took fifth in the 100 freestyle at the 2017 South Carolina Short Course Championships … Member of the Upper Palmetto YMCA Stingrays club team … Received a Spartan Award for swimming all four years … Recipient of the David Gross Award for athletic and academic excellence as a freshman … Member of the National Honor Society, French Honor Society, Music Honor Society and the Math Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Elizabeth and Alan Hartley … Has one sister (Abigail) and one brother (Jackson) … Father completed postdoctoral research at Duke (1991-95).

Hartley Career Bests: 
50 Free: 20.90
100 Free: 47.26
200 Free: 1:38.85
500 Free: 4:36.03
100 Back: 48.17 ... t4th all-time at Duke
200 Back: 1:46.22 ... 6th all-time at Duke
200 IM: 1:48.54 ... 10th all-time at Duke

At the ACC Championships:
2018: 23rd, 200 Back ... 1:46.22

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