Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
2012-13: Closed his career by winning the 100 butterfly at the Cavalier Invitational with a time of 50.20 … Established a new personal-best in that event during the preliminaries with a 49.78 clocking … Also collected personal records in the 100 backstroke (52.47) and the 200 IM (1:55.38) at that meet … Took fourth in the 100 butterfly against North Carolina (52.24).
2011-12: Opened the season with a 1:58.27 clocking in the 200 butterfly against Maryland ... Posted a 23.26 split to help the Blue Devils' 200 medley relay finish fourth against Virginia Tech, Florida State and UNCW ... Placed fourth in the 200 butterfly against NC State and SCAD ... Finished 23rd in the 100 butterfly finals at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Notched a season-best time of 1:56.45 in the preliminaries of the 200 butterfly at the Nike Cup Invite ... Tapped the wall at 50.54 in the 100 butterfly prelims at the Virginia Tech Invitational for a new personal best ... Finished fifth in the event finals at 50.94.
2010-11: Competed in the 100 and 200 butterfly for the Blue Devils ... Posted best season time in the 100 butterfly (51.05) at the College Cup Invitational ... Posted a second-place finish against Virginia in the 100 butterfly ... Also a member of Duke's 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay squads.
2009-10: Placed sixth in his first collegiate swim meet in the 100 butterfly with a time of 53:19.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Jesuit ... District champion in the 100 breaststroke as a senior ... High school won the Oregon state championship as a freshman and sophomore ... Qualified for sectionals as a member of his club team ... State finalist as a senior ... Two-year letterwinner in cross country ... President of his school's National Honor Society ... Member of the Spanish Honor Society.
Personal: Born Jacob Gerald Bieze on July 29, 1991 in Portland, Ore. ... Son of Gerald and Sarah Bieze ... Has one brother, Joey, and two sisters, Katie and Ellie ... Sister Katie was a member of the Duke swim team from 2005-09 ... Majoring in political science ... Favorite athlete is NFL running back Adrian Peterson.