2012-13: Earned a top-20 finish in the 50 freestyle at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational (21.89) … Also competed on the Blue Devils’ 200 freestyle and 200 medley relays at that meet.
2011-12: Concluded his freshman season in strong fashion, notching new personal bests in the 50, 100 and 200 free at the ACC Championships ... Made the cut in the 100 and 200 freestyle, finishing 19th at the 200-yard distance (1:40.38) and 21st in the 100 freestyle finals (45.38) ... Guided the 200 freestyle relay squad to second-place finishes against NC State/SCAD and Maryland.
Prior to Duke: Member of New Canaan's YMCA national team ... Two-time YMCA national champion ... 10-time YMCA All-American ... Placed third in the 50 freestyle at the 2011 National YMCA Short Course Championships ... Twice won the Connecticut Senior Open Championship ... Took 18th in the 50 freestyle at the USA Long Course Junior Nationals.
Personal: Born John J. Forese on Feb. 15, 1993 in New York, N.Y. ... Son of James and Jennifer Forese ... Has three brothers, Tommy, Bobby and Mark.
Duke Career Bests: 50 Free: 20.41 (2/23/2012) 100 Free: 45.11 (2/25/2012) 200 Free: 1:39.83 (2/24/2012)
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