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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 James Peek

Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2014) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014)

2013-14: Duke’s top sprinter as a rookie ... Earned points for the Blue Devils in the 50 and 100 freestyle at the ACC Championship, placing 15th and 23rd respectively ...  Clocked 19.85 in the 50 freestyle preliminaries for an NCAA provisional cut and the third-fastest mark in program history ... 100 freestyle time of 44.32 at ACCs ranked fifth on Duke’s all-time chart ... Also competed on the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays at the conference meet ... Anchored the 200 medley relay to the second-fastest time in school history at 1:27.35 ... Won the 50 freestyle in dual meets against Virginia, South Carolina and William & Mary ... Guided the 200 medley relay to first-place finishes against UNC Wilmington, William & Mary and South Carolina ... Also helped the Blue Devils’ 400 medley relay touch first against the Cavaliers.

Prior to Duke: 2013 World Trials qualifier … British Gas International Open Meet junior champion as a senior … Also won a gold medal at the South of England Zonal Championships his final year … County and school record holder … Two-time National Youth Championship finalist, capturing a silver medal as a junior … Also played rugby, guiding his squad to the Junior Sussex County club championship as an outside center … Member of the Academic society … Named School Prefect and Head of House.

Personal: Born James Hywel Peek on Feb. 18, 1995 in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England … Son of Kenneth and Mignonne Peek … Has one sister, Elise.

Peek Career Bests:

50 Free 19.85 2/27/2014
100 Free 44.32 3/1/2014
100 Back 50.33 2/28/2014
Position: Sprint Free
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Forest Row, Sussex, England
High School: Millfield School
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