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Joey Maginnis
Player Profile:
Joey Maginnis 1319639
Position: Fly/Back/Sprint Free
Year: Junior
City/State: Flourtown, Pa.
High School: La Salle College H.S.

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015)

2014-15: Advanced to the 100 backstroke finals at the ACC Championship, placing 24th overall … Time of 49.08 in the event preliminaries ranked seventh on Duke’s all-time performance list … Touched at 48.80 in the 100 butterfly preliminaries for the seventh-fastest mark in program history … Also notched personal-best times in the 50 and 100 freestyle at the conference meet … Won the 100 backstroke at the Carolina College Invitational (2/7). 

2013-14: Among team leaders in 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly as a freshman ... Advanced to the 100 backstroke consolation final at the ACC Championship, recording a season-best mark of 50.09 to rank ninth on Duke’s all-time top-10 list ... 100 butterfly time of 49.36 in the ACC preliminaries ranked sixth in program history ... Helped the Blue Devils’ 200 medley relay post the second-fastest mark in school history at ACCs (1:27.35) ... 200 medley relay also took first during the regular season against South Carolina, William & Mary and UNC Wilmington. 

Prior to Duke: Swam for Frank Lichtner at La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, Pa. … Four-time NISCA All-American in the 100-yard butterfly while also earning All-America honors in the 100 backstroke as a senior … All-state and all-league selection in each of his four seasons … Broke a league record in the 100 backstroke as a senior … Twice set a state record as a member of the medley relay team … Member of the Penn Charter Aquatic Club team … Also lettered two years in water polo, garnering all-conference accolades.

Personal: Born Joseph Michael Maginnis on July 12, 1995 in Abington, Pa. … Son of Paul and Teresa Maginnis … Has one sister, Mary, and one brother, Matt … Brother, Matt, is a member of the rowing team at Boston University … Sister, Mary, was a member of the heavyweight crew team at Harvard (2010-13).

Maginnis Career Bests:

50 Free 20.71  
100 Free 45.96  
100 Back 49.08 7th all-time at Duke
100 Fly 48.80 7th all-time at Duke
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