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Marlins of Raleigh’s Jacob Duracinsky is the latest to commit to UNC-Wilmington, a program under new leadership with Bobby Guntoro taking the reins this summer. Duracinsky is a rising senior at Southern Wake Academy.
I was looking at a couple different schools and had some visits set up, but after my first phone call with Bobby Guntoro I had no doubt UNCW was where I wanted to go. His passion for swimming and his knowledge of not only the sport but each individual person had completely sold me.
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 5o free – 21.41
- 100 free – 46.38
- 200 free – 1:40.74
- 200 IM – 1:54.31
Duracinsky put up three top-eight finishes at the 2020 North Carolina Senior Champs in February. There, he touched fifth in the 200 free (1:42.02), sixth in the 200 IM (1:54.78) and seventh in the 100 free (46.46). He raced in August at the TAC Titans-hosted meet with Marlins of Raleigh, where he hit a lifetime best in the 100 free (46.38) and neared his 200 IM best with a 1:54.57.
Last season, Duracinsky would’ve #4 on UNC-Wilmington’s roster in the 200 free. At the 2020 CAA Championships, Duracinsky would’ve scored in the 200 free B-final with his lifetime best.
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