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Martina Peroni of New Albany Aquatic Club in Ohio is following her older sister, Rachel, to Duke with a verbal commitment for 2022. A junior at Olentangy High School, Peroni joins Duke’s class of 2026.
In the 11-12 age group, Peroni swam on NAG record-breaking relays in the 200 medley, 400 medley and 400 free relay events in long course meters.
I am SO excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic & athletic career at Duke University! I’m so thankful for all of the amazing people who have supported me along the way. I can’t wait to be a part of this team. Go blue devils
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 200 free – 1:51.01
- 500 free – 4:55.86
- 100 breast – 1:04.48
- 200 breast – 2:18.56
- 100 fly – 56.01
- 200 fly – 2:01.18
- 200 IM – 2:01.63
- 400 IM – 4:17.00
Peroni is a versatile talent, projecting as an IM’er first and foremost in yards. In long course meters, she holds an Olympic Trials cut in the 200 fly (2:14.30), swimming that time at the Indianapolis 2020 U.S. Open site last month. At that meet, she also hit bests in the 200 IM (2:18.64) and 400 IM (4:52.53), just off of OT cuts in both events.
At the 2020 Ohio HS Championships – Division I, Peroni was the 200 IM runner-up (2:01.63) and seventh-place finisher in the 500 free (4:55.86), going bests in both events.
Last season, Peroni would’ve been Duke’s #3 400 IMer with her lifetime best of 4:17.00. She would’ve been a 2020 ACC C-finalist in that event, too.
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