Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013-14: Turned in Duke’s second-best times in the 50 (20.69) and 100 (45.54) freestyle as a rookie ... Anchored the 200 freestyle relay that clocked 1:20.99 at the ACC Championship to rank seventh all-time at Duke ... Also a member of the 400 freestyle relay that posted the sixth-best mark in program history at 2:58.84 at ACCs ... Recorded best times in three individual events at the conference meet ... Advanced to the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke finals at the Nike Cup.
Prior to Duke: Swam for Daniel Rafferty at Tappan Zee … Five-time NISCA All-American … Five-time New York state champion individually … Guided his team to a pair of state titles in 2011 and 2012 … New York state record holder in the 400-yard freestyle relay … 2013 County Swimmer of the Year and Section 1 Most Valuable Swimmer … Went undefeated in all individual events as a senior … named section MVP as a junior … Summer Junior Nationals qualifier in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events … Also lettered one year in lacrosse as a midfielder and defender.
Personal: Born John Thomas Carey on June 17, 1995 in White Plains, N.Y. … Son of John and Eileen Carey … Has one sister, Shannon, and one brother, Liam … Father played football at Manhattan College (’86) … Grandfather, John Thomas Carey, was the swimming and baseball coach at Manhattan College from 1959-2003 … Grandfather, John Vincent McGovern, played football at Cornell (’43) … Uncle, Terry McGovern, played football at Virginia (’72) … Uncle, Seamus McGovern, played lacrosse at UMass-Amherst … Aunt, Colleen Carey Koehr, swam at Notre Dame (’85) … Cousin, Kevin Koehr, swam at Virginia Tech (’10).