Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
2013-14: Clocked personal bests in every individual swim at the ACC Championship ... Surpassed the NCAA provisional standard in the 100 butterfly during a time trial (54.40) ... That performance also marked the fifth-fastest time in program history ... Won the 100 butterfly against UNC Wilmington (57.33).
2012-13: Took third in the 100 butterfly in her collegiate debut at the All-North Carolina Invitational ... Also guided the Blue Devils’ 400 freestyle relay to a second-place showing at that meet ... Helped the 400 freestyle relay squad place first against South Carolina ... Qualified for the finals of the 100 butterfly at the ACC Championships, finishing 17th in 55.75 ... Recorded season bests in the 50 freestyle (24.07) and the 100 butterfly (55.57) at the conference meet.
Prior to Duke: Completed her prep career at North Mecklenburg High School ... Earned all-state recognition as a junior and sophomore ... Guided the 400 freestyle relay to a fourth-place finish at the state meet her junior season ... Also took second in the 100 butterfly at the state championships ... Finished third in the state in the 100 butterfly as a sophomore while helping the 400 freestyle relay place second ... Tabbed team MVP as a sophomore and junior ... Competed at Junior Nationals as a member of the SwimMAC Carolina club team ... Named a Scholastic All-American her sophomore and junior years.
Personal: Born Linsay Ellen Cooper on Aug. 18, 1994 in Akron, Ohio ... Daughter of Tod and Teri Cooper ... Has one brother, Nate, and one sister, Leah ... Lists Rebecca Soni as her favorite athlete.
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