Career: Rounded out career ranked second all-time at Duke in the 200 individual medley (1:46.51) and fifth in the 200 backstroke (1:45.00) ... Also among top 10 performers in program history in the 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke ... Set school record as a member of Blue Devils' 800 freestyle relay (6:25.65) ... Team captain as a senior.
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)
2016-17: Helped the Blue Devils break the 800 freestyle relay school record in a seventh-place finish at the ACC Championships ... Individually, scored for Duke with a 24th-place finish in the 200 backstroke ... Cracked the program's all-time top 10 in the 100 breaststroke preliminaries (54.80) before moving up to ninth in an event time trial (54.38) ... Won the 100 freestyle at Queens University (12/3) ... Swam on the top 400 freestyle relay against South Carolina, keying a Duke victory (1/14).
2015-16: Collected an NCAA ‘B' cut in the 200 IM during the ACC Championship preliminaries ... Went on to finish 23rd in the conference in the event ... Also competed on Duke's 800 freestyle relay at ACCs ... Won the 200 IM at the Nike Cup Invitational while taking second in the 200 backstroke ... His performances helped the Blue Devil men claim the team title at the meet for the first time in program history ... Took first in the 200 IM against South Carolina (1/8) ... Won the 200 backstroke in the season opener against Pitt (10/3) ... 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200 IM.
2014-15: Led the Blue Devils in the 200 backstroke while also ranking second on the team in the 200 freestyle and the 200 IM … Posted NCAA provisional cuts in all three events during the year … Turned in an 11th-place finish in the 200 IM while taking 19th in the 200 backstroke and 24th in the 200 freestyle at the ACC meet … Member of Blue Devils' 800 freestyle relay that broke the school record at ACCs with a 6:27.07 clocking … During the regular season, surpassed the facility record in the 200 backstroke at Old Dominion with a 1:51.07 mark … Won that event and the 200 IM against the Monarchs and St. Andrew's University (11/8) … Took first in three events in a dual meet victory at William & Mary (11/7) ... Came in second in the 200 IM at the Nike Cup Invitational.
2013-14: Duke's top performer in the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke as a freshman ... Earned points for the Blue Devils in the 200 freestyle, 200 backstroke and the 200 IM at the ACC Championship ... Led off the 800 freestyle relay which set a program record at the conference meet with a mark of 6:34.65 ... Clocked 1:37.73 in the 200 freestyle finals for the third-fastest time in school history ... Also ranked second on Duke's all-time list in the 200 IM (1:46.51) and third in the 200 backstroke (1:45.00) with his performances at ACCs ... Helped the 400 medley relay take first against Virginia ... Won the 200 and 500 freestyle against William & Mary and UNC Wilmington ... Achieved NCAA provisional cuts in four individual events on the year.
Prior to Duke: Lettered two seasons at Saint Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco before completing a post-graduate year at The Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J. … Finished ninth in the 500 freestyle at the Central Coast Section Championships his sophomore season … Broke Saint Ignatius program records in the 500 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke and the 200 IM … At Peddie, won the 200 IM at the Eastern Interscholastic Championships … Also a member of the third high school 400 freestyle relay to break 3:00 … Member of the North Bay Aquatics club team [Larkspur, Calif.] … Graduated from Peddie with honors.
Personal: Born Bradley Kendrick Cline on Nov. 29, 1994 in San Francisco, Calif. … Son of David and Courtney Cline … Has one sister, Paige ... Majoring in psychology.
Cline Career Bests:
|200 Free||1:37.73||8th all-time at Duke|
|100 Back||48.90||8th all-time at Duke|
|200 Back||1:45.00||5th all-time at Duke|
|100 Breast||54.38||9th all-time at Duke|
|200 IM||1:46.51||2nd all-time at Duke|
On Duke's Relays:
|800 Free Relay||6:25.65||Duke record|
At the ACC Championships:
8th, 200 Free Relay (1:20.99)
|2015||7th, 800 Free Relay (6:27.07)
11th, 200 IM (1:46.64)
19th, 200 Back (1:45.84)
24th, 200 Free (1:38.25)
|2016||8th, 800 Free Relay (6:31.06)
23rd, 200 IM (1:48.09)
|2017||7th, 800 Free Relay (6:25.65)
24th, 200 Back (1:46.80)