2018-19: Reached the 200 butterfly championship final at the Tennessee Invitational ... Clocked a career-best 400 individual medley time of 3:58.52 in a 14th-place showing in Knoxville ... Wrapped up the season with a career-best time in the 500 freestyle preliminaries at the ACC Championships.
2017-18: Notched a career-best mark of 49.39 in the 100 butterfly preliminaries at the ACC Championships to close out the season.
2016-17: Rounded out his rookie campaign at the Janis Hape Dowd Carolina College Nike Invitational, where he took fourth in the 100 butterfly ... Preliminaries mark of 1:47.91 ranked him fifth on the Blue Devils' all-time performance list and was Duke's second-fastest time of the season in that event.
Prior to Duke: Summer and winter junior nationals qualifier … 2016 NISCA All-American in the 100 butterfly ... Three-time Central California finalist in 100 butterfly and 500 freestyle ... Took second in 200-meter butterfly at 2016 USA Swimming Futures Championships ... Competed for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics club program ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.
Personal: Born Daichi Christopher Matsuda Jan. 20, 1998 in Redwood City, Calif. ... Son of Yasuhiro and Yumi Matsuda ... Has one brother (Aska).
Matsuda Career Bests:
500 Free: 4:32.96
100 Breast: 57.94
100 Fly: 49.39
200 Fly: 1:47.91 ... 5th all-time at Duke
200 IM: 1:51.96
400 IM: 3:57.39