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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 Liza Bragg

Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2014) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014)

2013-14: Set program records in the 200 backstroke (1:57.54) and 400 IM (4:18.25) at her first ACC Championship ... Also helped the Blue Devils’ 800 freestyle relay break the school benchmark with a 7:19.70 performance ... Placed 13th in the 400 IM and 15th in the 200 backstroke ... Time of 2:02.83 in the 200 IM preliminaries ranked eighth all-time at Duke ... Won the 200 backstroke against Richmond and North Carolina.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four years at Deerfield Academy … NISCA All-American in the 100-yard backstroke, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay as a junior … Also garnered All-America accolades as member of relay squads her sophomore and freshman seasons … Recipient of the Robert McDermott Awards for excellence in athletics … Also received the Grace Robertson Award, given to the female athlete who best exemplifies the values of New England Prep School swimming and diving … Lettered four years in water polo, earning All-America distinction as a junior and All-New England honors as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Personal: Born Eliza Susanne Bragg on March 29, 1995 in Darien, Conn. … Daughter of Steve and Emily Bragg … Has one brother, Eric, and two sisters, Jennie and Ali … Sister, Ali, played squash at Bates College (2009-13) … Mother (’78) and sister, Jennie (’07), are both graduates of Duke.

Bragg Career Bests:

100 Back 57.01 11/22/2013
200 Back 1:57.54 2/22/2014
200 IM 2:02.83 2/20/2014
400 IM 4:18.25 2/21/2014


In Duke's Record Books:

200 Back 1:57.54 2/22/2014
400 IM 4:18.25 2/21/2014
800 Free Relay 7:19.70 2/19/2014
Position: Back/IM
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Darien, Conn.
High School: Deerfield Academy
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