Swimming & Diving

Grant Harding
Grant Harding

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Guelph C.I.

Height:
6-5

Position:
Back/Sprints

Major:
Elementary Education



04/10/2014

LEAGUE ANNOUNCES WINTER 2013-14 HONOR ROLL

OU led the league again with 14 student-athletes recognized to this list.

03/01/2014

OAKLAND MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SWIMMING CAPTURES FIRST-EVER HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Oakland men cruise to nearly 200 point win, while women outlast Milwaukee in see-saw battle for the title

02/28/2014

MEN EXTEND LEAD, WOMEN KEEP EDGE DURING DAY THREE AT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Oakland gathers seven more NCAA 'B' cuts to go with six individual titles and four league records

02/27/2014

RECORDS FALL, OAKLAND RISES ON DAY TWO OF HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Both teams stand in first place as the Golden Grizzlies set two team and three League records with four NCAA 'B' cuts

02/26/2014

OAKLAND STARTS STRONG IN DAY ONE OF HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

el Sayed sets Oakland, Horizon League record in 1000 free; men first, women second through first day

03/01/2014

2014 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day 3

2014 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day 3

11/15/2013

Oakland vs. Wayne State, 11/15/13

The Oakland swimming and diving team hosted Wayne State Friday, Nov. 15 at the OU Aquatic Center.

10/12/2013

Swimming & Diving vs. UIC, 10/12/13

Oakland swimming and diving hosted UIC Oct. 12, 2013.

02/18/2012

2012 Summit League Championship Photo Gallery -- (Feb. 18, 2012)

Photos of the 2012 Summit League Swim Championships. Oakland won both the men's and women's titles.

02/17/2012

2012 Summit League Championship Photo Gallery -- (Feb. 17, 2012)

Photos from the finals of Day 3 at The Summit League Championships hosted by Oakland at the OU Aquatic Center.

2012-13:
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Won the 100 freestyle with a time of 44.48
▪ Earned an NCAA 'B' qualifying time of 48.48 and finished runner-up in the 100 backstroke
▪ Finished runner-up in the 50 free
▪ Member of championship 200 medley, 200 free, 400 medley and 400 free relay teams

2011-12:
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Finished runner-up in the 50-yard freestyle, 100- and 200-yard backstroke events
▪ Swam on championship 200-yard medley, 200-, 400- and 800-yard freestyle relay teams that earned NCAA 'B' qualifying times
▪ Won consolation final of the 100-meter backstroke at the Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials with the eighth fastest time in the country
▪ Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention selection
▪ Named Summit League Male Athlete of the Week on Feb. 7

2010-11:
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Runner-up in the 200 individual medley (1:50.07) and swam on the championship 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays
▪ All three relays hit the NCAA 'B' Standard
▪ Placed third in the 100 and 200 backstroke events
▪ Academic All-Summit League

International Experience:
▪ Earned seven medals, including four gold's, at the high school provincial championships
▪ Won the Eastern Canadian Championship in the 50-yard free
▪ Placed among the top four in three other events at the Eastern Canadian Championship
▪ Member of the 2010 Junior Pan Pacific Championship team

Personal
Parents: Beverly and Michael Harding
Siblings:
Jason

Harding's Career Bests
50 Free - 20.35, EMUSwim and Dive Invitational, 11/30/12
100 Free - 44.27, AT&T Short Course National Championships, 12/2/10
200 Free - 1:40.52, Michigan State, 1/29/11
100 Back- 47.90, The Summit League Championships, 2/15/12
200 Back- 1:44.66, The Summit League Championships, 2/15/12
200IM- 1:50.07, The Summit League Championships, 2/16/11

NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity