UNC-Wilmington Keeps Another In State, Picks Up MOR’s Jacob Duracinsky

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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.


  • 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.

Duracinsky joins Will Barker, Aidan Duffy and Ethan Womble in UNC-Wilmington’s class of 2025.

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1 year ago

Man Darryl is doing a great job

1 year ago

Be my roommate Jacob douchavinsky😫😫

1 year ago

Wow look at that sexy man. Must have gigantic hands 😳 senior elite 2 rise up

1 year ago

Senior Elite II rising up 😤
Jacob = Dressel

Jacobs even bigger fan
1 year ago

Pride and joy of Senior Elite II right there 💪😎😤

1 year ago

Hot. Very very hot

1 year ago

Great swimmer and an even greater person. Congrats, Jacob!

Jacobs biggest fan
1 year ago

Oh yeah 😎

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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