2018-19: Won the 200 butterfly in a Duke victory at North Carolina in the regular season finale (2/2) ... Duke's top finisher in the 100 butterfly at the Tennessee Invitational, taking 10th overall … Also earned a top-16 finish in the 200 butterfly in Knoxville ... Won the 200 butterfly at the Big Al Invitational, with his time of 1:48.86 ranking sixth on Duke's all-time performance list … Also took fifth in the 100 butterfly and swam on winning 400 medley relay in the meet at Princeton.
Prior to Duke: Claimed state title in the 100 butterfly as a senior … Also finished state runner-up in the 50 freestyle … Broke state record in the 100 butterfly … Garnered All-Metro honors in four events, collecting first team recognition in the 50 freestyle and 100 and 200 butterfly ... Zone Select Camp member as a sophomore ... Set Virginia state records for his age group in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter butterly as a sophomore ... Member of Nova of Virginia Aquatics club program ... NISCA Academic All-American and Scholastic All-American ... Member of the National Honor Society and Science Honors Society.
Personal: Son of Dennis and Sarah Whelan ... Has one brother (Elliott) ... Mother played field hockey at Randolph-Macon College (1988-92) ... Father was a diver at William & Mary (1983-87).
Whelan Career Bests:
50 Free: 20.78
100 Free: 57.14
200 Free: 1:40.97
100 Fly: 48.85
200 Fly: 1:48.86 … 6th all-time at Duke