2013-14: Recorded best times in the 100 (52.85) and 200 (1:56.68) backstroke at the Nike Cup Invitational.
Prior to Duke: Selected to represent Turkey at the 2011 European Youth Olympics … Collected top-five finishes for his age group at the Turkish National Championships all four years, including a second-place showing in the 50-meter backstroke in 2011 … Four-time district champion … Guided his team to three city championships and a fourth-place finish nationally his junior season … Named to the Honor Roll all four years.
Personal: Born Evrim Ersu on May 31, 1995 in Ankara, Turkey … Son of Evren and Isil Ersu … Has one brother, Erdem.
100 Back: 53.71 (11/9/2013)
200 Back: 1:56.68 (11/23/2013)