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Brittany Friese
Player Profile:
Brittany Friese 1320046
Position: Free/Fly
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Newburgh, N.Y.
High School: Newburgh Free Academy

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015)

2014-15: Broke the program record in the 200 freestyle with a 1:48.85 swim at the ACC Championship … Placed 20th overall in the event and also scored in the 500 freestyle consolation final … Time of 4:50.58 in the 500 freestyle finals ranked fourth on Duke’s all-time performance list … Member of Duke’s 800 freestyle relay that broke the program record with a 7:17.43 clocking at the ACC Championship … Advanced to the 500 freestyle ‘A’ final at the Nike Cup Invitational, taking seventh overall … Won the 200 freestyle twice during the regular season, including against ACC opponent Georgia Tech (1/17). 

2013-14: Duke’s top performer in the 200 butterfly ... Earned a 13th-place finish in the 200 butterfly and a 20th-place finish in the 200 freestyle at the ACC Championship ... 1:49.09 clocking in the 200 freestyle bonus final ranked second on the program’s all-time list ... Turned in the third-fastest mark in school history in the 200 butterfly consolation final (1:59.89) ... Member of the 800 freestyle relay that broke a program record with a 7:19.70 performance at ACCs ... Won the 500 freestyle against UNC Wilmington, William & Mary and Richmond ... Took first in the 200 butterfly twice during the regular season.

Prior to Duke: NISCA All-American in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle … Co-state champion in the 500 freestyle as a junior … Also won state titles in the 200 and 500 freestyle events as a freshman and sophomore … Section record holder in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle and the 200 IM … Member of the Newburgh Sharks club team … Member of the National Honor Society and the Science Honor Society.

Personal: Born Brittany Melise Friese on Jan. 18, 1995 in Passaic, N.J. … Daughter of Jeff and Luz Friese ... Majoring in environmental sciences.

Friese Career Bests:

200 Free 1:48.85 Duke record
500 Free 4:50.58 4th all-time at Duke
1,650 Free 17:02.77 7th all-time at Duke
200 Fly 1:59.89 3rd all-time at Duke

On Duke's Relays:

800 Free Relay 7:17.43 Duke record



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