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Rachel

Peroni

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Fly/Back/Sprint Free
Height: 5'8"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Powell, Ohio
High School: Olentangy Liberty

Bio

2018-19: Clocked a season-best mark of 23.44 in the 50 freestyle preliminaries at the ACC Championships ... Claimed the 100 butterfly and took second in the 200 butterfly at the Janis Hape Dowd Nike Invitational ... Also moved into Duke's all-time top 10 in the 100 backstroke (55.18) at the same meet ... Earned a top-eight finish in the 100 butterfly at the Big Al Invitational … Was 15th in the 100 backstroke at the Tennessee Invitational.

Prior to Duke: OHSAA All-American as a senior … Tabbed a top five athlete of the year in Central Ohio her final year, winning a district title in the 100 butterfly … Took second in the same event at the state championships and was fourth in the 100 backstroke ... Member of the Ohio State Swim Club ... Scholastic All-American ... Academic All-American ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Stefano and Kim Peroni ... Has one sister (Martina) ... Second cousin, Ellen Hurd, graduated from Duke in 2017.

Peroni Career Bests:
50 Free: 23.44
100 Free: 53.41
100 Back: 55.18 ... 10th all-time at Duke
100 Fly: 54.38
200 Fly: 2:01.04

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