Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2018) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018)
2018-19: Competed on 400 medley relay that clocked the second-fastest mark in school history at the Tennessee Invitational (3:36.85) … Took fifth in the 200 breaststroke at that meet ... Bested the field in the 200 breaststroke at the Big Al Invitational … Also took second in the 400 individual medley at the meet at Princeton … Opened the season by competing on winning 200 medley relay and claiming the 200 breaststroke in a victory at Virginia Tech (10/13).
2017-18: Duke’s top performer in the 200 breaststroke as a freshman ... Swam on the winning 200 medley relay in the season opener against No. 23 Florida State and Virginia Tech (10/14) ... Took second in the 400 individual medley against the Seminoles and Hokies, with her mark of 4:21.60 ranking her seventh on the Blue Devils’ all-time performance list ... Went on to reset program and facility records with a 4:12.40 400 individual medley swim at the Janis Hape Dowd Carolina College Nike Invitational ... At her first conference championship, broke the program record in the 400 individual medley again with a 4:09.79 showing in a 10th-place finish ... Also scored for Duke in the 200 breaststroke, taking 18th (2:12.92) ... Preliminaries swim in the 200 individual medley (1:59.99) was good for fourth on the all-time performance list ... Traveled to the NCAA Championships as a relay alternate.
Prior to Duke: Two-year member of England’s national team … 2016 British Nationals finalist in the 400-meter individual medley … Also took sixth in the women’s open 200 individual medley at that meet, as well as seventh in the Target Tokyo 2020 200 breaststroke … Competes for the Maidenhead Marlins program … Gold medalist in the 200 breaststroke at the 2016 ASA South East Region meet … Also claimed silver medals in the 50 breaststroke, 400 individual medley and 100 breaststroke and a bronze in the 200 individual medley in that showing.
Personal: Daughter of Jacquie Hughes and Jonathan Dean … Has three brothers (Tom, Algie and William) and one sister (Nancy).
Dean Career Bests:
500 Free: 4:55.55
100 Breast: 1:02.53 ... 7th all-time at Duke
200 Breast: 2:12.92 ... 3rd all-time at Duke
200 IM: 1:59.99 ... 5th all-time at Duke
400 IM: 4:09.79 ... 2nd all-time at Duke
At the ACC Championships:
2018: 10th, 400 IM ... 4:09.79
18th, 200 Breast ... 2:12.92