California Sprinter Zach McIntyre Will Cross Country To Swim For Duke In 2020

by Lucas Hetzel 0

September 17th, 2019 ACC, College, College Recruiting, News

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Zach McIntyre of Novato High School and the Marin Pirates in Novato, California, has announced his verbal intention to swim for Duke University in the fall of 2020. A sprint specialist, McIntyre has dropped his 200-yard freestyle time from a 1:45.29 to a 1:39 low over the last two years.

At the 2019 California CIF North Coast Sections Championship in May, McIntyre took 4th place in both the 100 and 200-yard freestyles (45.19 and 1:39.02 respectively). Back in February at the Arizona Short Course Senior Open Championships, he won the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.26), was runner up in the 50-yard freestyle (20.83), and took home a bronze medal in the 100-yard butterfly (50.64).

Top Times in Yards:

  • 50 free – 20.49
  • 100 free – 44.93
  • 200 free – 1:39.02
  • 100 fly – 50.17

Last year at the 2019 ACC Championship meet it took a 20.01/43.76/1:36.62 to make a scoring final in the 50/100/200 yard freestyles respectively. McIntyre will join fellow sprinter Luke Johnson and distance swimmer Adam Vlasic as the confirmed members of the Blue Devils class of 2024.

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