Career: Garnered All-ACC honors in the 400 individual medley as a rookie, becoming the first men's swimmer in program history to earn the accolade as a freshman ... Scored both individually and on relay teams at the ACC Championships all four years ... NCAA qualifier in 2016, helping the Blue Devils' 400 medley relay to a 20th-place showing ... Graduated as the school record holder in the 200 butterfly (1:44.41) and in the 200 (1:45.26) and 400 (3:45.53) individual medley ... Ranked second in program history in the 100 butterfly (46.91) and third in the 200 freestyle (1:36.66) ... Also established school records as a member of Duke's 800 freestyle (6:25.65) and 400 medley (3:08.92) relays ... 100-meter butterfly semifinalist at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ... Two-time CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention selection and All-ACC Academic Team member ... Recipient of an ACC Postgraduate Scholarship.
Honors: All-ACC (400 IM - 2014) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2015, 2017) ... All-ACC Academic (2015, 2017) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016, 2017) ... ACC Postgraduate Scholarship (2017)
2016-17: Led off the Blue Devils' record-breaking 800 freestyle relay at the ACC Championships, with the group combining for a seventh-place finish ... Also competed on the 200 medley relay and record-breaking 400 medley relay at the conference meet ... Earned a 10th-place finish in the 100 butterfly, notching the second-fastest time in program history in the event finals (46.91) ... Took 16th in the 200 butterfly after nearing his own school-record range during preliminaries (1:44.61) ... Swam on winning 200 medley relays six times during the regular season ... Won the 100 butterfly against South Carolina (1/14) and took the 200-yard race at North Carolina (1/29) ... Also swam on winning 400 freestyle relay in the victory over the Tar Heels ... Claimed the 200 butterfly and 200 IM against Northwestern (10/29) ... Recipient of a 2017 ACC Postgraduate Scholarship.
2015-16: Wrapped up season at the NCAA Championship, competing on Duke's 400 medley relay that took 20th in preliminaries ... Finished 15th in the 400 IM, 17th in the 200 butterfly and 24th in the 200 IM at ACCs ... Mark of 1:44.41 in the 200 butterfly preliminaries broke his own school record ... Also led off the Blue Devils' 800 freestyle relay at the conference meet ... Guided 200 medley relay to a win in season finale at North Carolina (1/30) ... 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 and 400 IM ... At trials, advanced to the semifinals of the 100 butterfly, placing 13th in the field ... Turned in top 25 finishes in the 200 butterfly and the 200 and 400 IM while logging best times in all three performances ... Over the summer, participated in the Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement Program, a collaborative service initiative between Duke and Stanford ... As a member of the inaugural ACE class, traveled to India to assist in teaching and coaching youth, with a focus on educational and leadership development through sports, English lessons and computer classes.
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 ... Majoring in psychology.
Miller Career Bests:
|200 Free||1:36.66||3rd all-time at Duke|
|100 Fly||46.91||2nd all-time at Duke|
|200 Fly||1:44.41||Duke record|
|200 IM||1:45.26||Duke record|
|400 IM||3:45.53||Duke record|
On Duke's Relays:
|800 Free Relay||6:25.65||Duke record|
|400 Medley Relay||3:08.92||Duke record|
At the NCAA Championships:
|2016||20th, 400 Medley Relay (3:09.97)|
At the ACC Championships:
|2014||3rd, 400 IM (3:46.03)
9th, 400 Free Relay (2:58.84)
9th, 800 Free Relay (6:34.65)
12th, 200 Fly (1:45.23)
13th, 200 IM (1:46.46)
|2015||6th, 400 IM (3:47.03)
7th, 800 Free Relay (6:27.07)
8th, 200 IM (1:45.26)
8th, 400 Free Relay (2:56.14)
9th, 200 Fly (1:44.77)
|2016||8th, 800 Free Relay (6:31.06)
15th, 400 IM (3:51.33)
17th, 200 Fly (1:44.41)
24th, 200 IM (1:50.92)
|2017||6th, 200 Medley Relay (1:25.70)
7th, 800 Free Relay (6:25.65)
7th, 400 Medley Relay (3:08.92)
10th, 100 Fly (46.91)
16th, 200 Fly (1:46.78)