Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: All-ACC Academic (2012) … ACC Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) … CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2012, 2013)
2012-13: Advanced to the finals of the 200 backstroke at the ACC Championships, posting an NCAA provisional-qualifying mark of 1:45.54 to come in 16th … Swam a personal-best time of 21.36 in the 50 freestyle preliminaries … Took second in the 200 backstroke against South Carolina (1:52.69) during the regular season … Member of the winning 200 medley relay at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational.
2011-12: Closed out the season in strong fashion, recording a number of personal bests at the 2012 ACC Championships ... Advanced to the finals of the 200 backstroke at the conference meet, just missing the podium in fourth place with a personal best time of 1:44.75 ... Also made the finals cut in the 100 backstroke, tying for 18th with another personal-best swim of 49.43 ... Tapped the wall at 1:39.21 for a 200 freestyle personal best as a member of the Blue Devils' 800 freestyle relay which took eighth ... Duke's top performer in the 200 backstroke during the regular season, winning the event in dual meets against ACC opponents Virginia and North Carolina ... Finished fifth in the 200 backstroke at the Nike Cup Invitational.
2010-11: Competed in the 800 freestyle relay for the first time in the season at the ACC Championships, where he helped Duke post a team-best time of 6:36.24 ... Collected a top-20 finish in the 200 backstroke at the conference meet, recording a season-best time of 1:48.35 ... Also at the ACC Championships, took 23rd in the 200 freestyle ... Garnered a ninth-place finish in the 200 backstroke at the Nike Cup Invite ... Against Maryland, recorded a season-best mark of 52.41 in the 100 backstroke to finish third ... Came in second in the 200 backstroke in the season opener against UNC Wilmington.
2009-10: Season-best performance came against North Carolina, where he took second in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:53.28 ... Finished 15th in the 200 backstroke at the ACC Championships (1:48.04).
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterwinner at North Central ... Indiana state champion in the 500 free as a sophomore ... Seven-time All-American ... Two-time all-county, all-conference and all-state team member ... Recognized as a member of the academic all-conference team from 2006-08 ... U.S. Swimming Academic All-American in 2008 ... Played percussion as a member of the state champion Symphony Orchestra.
Personal: Born Edward Oseki Minturn on Sept. 29, 1990 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Son of John and Robin Minturn ... Has two brothers, Ken and Rob ... Brother Ken swam at Emory (2006-10) ... Majoring in sociology ... Hobbies include climbing and involvement in music ... Favorite athlete is Reggie Miller.
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