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Colleen Wixted
Player Profile:
Colleen Wixted 1319650
Position: Mid-Free/Fly
Year: Junior
City/State: Greenwood Village, Colo.
High School: Cherry Creek

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015)

2014-15: Earned a spot in the 200 butterfly bonus final at the ACC Championship … Took fourth in the 200 butterfly at the Nike Cup Invitational, with her finals time of 1:59.82 ranking her third on Duke’s all-time performance list … Won the 200 butterfly at Georgia Tech (1/17). 

2013-14: Scored for Duke in two events at her first ACC Championship ... Placed 15th in the 200 butterfly and 23rd at the 100-yard distance ... 2:00.35 mark in the 200 preliminaries ranked sixth all-time in program history ... Clocked 54.55 in the 100 butterfly finals for the eighth-fastest time historically ... Earned a top-10 finish in the 200 butterfly at the Nike Cup Invitational.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner for Eric Craven at Cherry Creek … State qualifier in each of her four seasons … NISCA All-American in the 200-yard freestyle as a senior … Finished top-eight individually at the state meet her final year … Member of the 400 freestyle relay that won a state title and garnered All-America accolades as a junior … Helped her team win the state championship as a freshman … Member of the Colorado Stars club team … Graduated class valedictorian … Named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program … AP Scholar as a junior and senior.

Personal: Born Colleen Marie Wixted on Sept. 1, 1995 in East Brunswick, N.J. … Daughter of Brian and Nancy Wixted … Has two sisters, Kate and Christine … Sister, Christine, swam at Duke (2011-14) ... Majoring in psychology.

Wixted Career Bests:

200 Free 1:50.91  
500 Free 5:06.38  
100 Fly 54.55 8th all-time at Duke
200 Fly 1:59.82 3rd all-time at Duke
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