Honors: All-ACC (400 IM - 2014) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2015) ... All-ACC Academic (2015) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
2014-15: Advanced to the 400 IM championship final at ACCs for the second consecutive year, placing sixth … 3:45.53 clocking in the preliminaries broke his own program record in the event … Also earned a spot in the 200 IM championship final at the conference meet, where he tapped the wall eighth at 1:45.26 for another school record … Set a third program record in the 200 butterfly (1:44.77) while finishing ninth in the field … Surpassed the NCAA provisional standards in all three events as well as the 200 freestyle at the ACC meet … Led off the Blue Devils’ 800 freestyle relay that took seventh in the conference and broke a program benchmark with a time of 6:27.07 … His 200 freestyle split of 1:36.66 ranked second all-time at Duke … Also swam on the Blue Devils’ 400 freestyle relay … Traveled to the NCAA Championship as an alternate for the 200 medley relay … During the regular season, won the 400 IM at Georgia Tech.
2013-14: First Duke male swimmer to garner All-ACC accolades as a freshman, placing third in the 400 IM with a program record of 3:46.03 ... Also broke the previous program benchmarks in the 200 butterfly (1:45.18) and 200 IM (1:45.66) while finishing 12th and 13th, respectively, in those events ... Clocked NCAA provisionally-qualifying marks in every individual swim at the conference meet ... Anchored the 800 freestyle relay that set a school record with a 6:34.65 showing at ACCs ... Top performer in the 1,000 freestyle during the regular season ... Over the summer, qualified for the Phillips 66 National Championships, competing in the 200m butterfly, 200m IM and 400m IM.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner for Mike Hoskovec at Stratford … Guided his team to a pair of 4A state championships his junior and senior seasons … NISCA All-American in the 100-yard butterfly, 200 IM and the 400 freestyle relay his final year … Captured state titles in three events, regional titles in four events and district titles in four events as a senior … Named the Texas Swimmer of the Year, All-Greater Houston Swimmer of the Year, Region 7-4A Swimmer of the Year and 4A State Swimmer of the Year as a senior … Member of the winning 200 medley relay at the state championships his junior season … Qualified for the state meet all four years … State record holder in the 200 IM and as a member of the 400 freestyle relay … Also a region and program record holder in multiple events … 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400 IM … Took fifth in the 200 IM at the 2012 Speedo Junior Nationals … Two-time U.S. Open qualifier … Member of the Dads Swim Club team … Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Patrick Michael Miller on Aug. 9, 1994 in Houston, Texas … Son of Patrick and Beth Miller … Has one sister, Layne … Grandfather played basketball at Holy Cross.
Miller Career Bests:
|200 Free||1:36.66||2nd all-time at Duke|
|1,000 Free||9:37.02||8th all-time at Duke|
|200 Fly||1:44.77||Duke record|
|200 IM||1:45.26||Duke record|
|400 IM||3:45.53||Duke record|
On Duke's Relays:
|800 Free Relay||6:27.07||Duke record|