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Will Tenpas

Graduate Student
Chevy Chase, Md.
Bethesda Chevy Chase HS
High School
Previous School
Will Tenpas - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers


• Won the 200 breast  (1:57.99) at the Cavalier Invite
• Finished fifth in the 200 breast (1:57.61) at Tennessee Invite


• Represented Duke in three events at the 2022 ACC Championships, in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley
• Made the most of two time trials, securing career-best times in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley
• Placed second in the 200 breaststroke against North Carolina (1/28)
• Reached a pair of finals at the 2021 NC State GAC Invitational
• Touched 20th in the 200 breaststroke and 27th in the 100 breaststroke
• Competed in the US Open in December, placing 18th in the 200 L breaststroke
• Team captain

• Competed in three events at the 2021 ACC Championships (100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley), swimming career-best times in each
• Reached three finals at the 2020 Janice Hape Dowd Invitational, swimming then career-best times in each event
• Touched 15th in the 200 breaststroke, 18th in the 100 breaststroke and 19th in the 200 individual medley
• Opened the season with a career-best time in the 200 freestyle against Virginia Tech (11/7)
• Awarded the team’s Blue Devil Award for exemplifying the true character of a Duke student-athlete
• Team captain

• Closed out his freshman campaign with personal bests in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley at the 2020 Bulldog Last Chance Meet
• Reached the finals in the 100 breast (22nd), 200 breast (23rd) and 200 individual medley (30th) at the NC State GAC Invitational in November
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Swam for Nation’s Capital Swim Club (AU) (2009-2019)
• Team Captain junior and senior year of high school
• Two time MVP in high school
• 100 breast high school record holder
• US Open Qualifier junior and senior year

• Born to Katie and Ronald Tenpas
• Has a brother, Nathan (27)
• Mother, Katie, played tennis at Georgetown
• Pursuing a Master’s degree in the School of Data Science