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David

Hallaron

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Back/IM/Free
Height: 6'1"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Grapevine, Texas
High School: Grapevine

Bio

2018-19: Notched the 10th-fastest 500 freestyle and 200 backstroke times in school history during ACC Championship preliminaries ... Earned a top-10 finish in the 200 backstroke at the Big Al Invitational … Grabbed a finals spot in the 200 and 500 freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational.

Prior to Duke: Two-time Winter Junior Nationals qualifier … Winter Junior Nationals champion in the 800 freestyle relay … State champion in the 200 individual medley and state runner-up in the 100 backstroke as a senior … Garnered All-America honors in the 200 individual medley his final year … Regional champion in both of those events and district champion in four events ... Set six school and three facility records as a senior, in addition to breaking a regional meet record in the 200 individual medley ... First team all-state, all-region and all-district honoree in multiple events throughout his career ... Member of state championship 400 freestyle relay as a junior ... Swam for North Texas Nadadores club program ... NISCA and TISCA Academic All-American ... Member of the National Honor Society, National Math Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society ... Eagle Scout as a member of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Personal: Son of Thomas S. and Helen Hallaron ... Has one brother (Robby) ... Mother was an 11-time All-American swimmer at Yale (1977-81) ... Aunt, Carolyn M. Hyde MD, was a two-time team captain as a swimmer at Yale (1975-79) ... Uncle, David C. Hyde MD, rowed heavyweight crew for the Bulldogs (1980-84) ... Grandfather, Robert C. Hyde, was a high jumper at Alabama (1952-57), winning SEC titles in that event three times ... Great-grandfather, Irven M. Cox, played center for Oklahoma' State's football team ('25).

Hallaron Career Bests:
50 Free: 21.94
200 Free: 1:38.43
500 Free: 4:27.44 ... 10th all-time at Duke
100 Back: 51.06
200 Back: 1:48.25 ... 10th all-time at Duke
200 IM: 1:54.88

 

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