Swimming & Diving

Grant Harding
Grant Harding

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Guelph C.I.

Height:
6-5

Position:
Back/Sprints

Major:
Elementary Education



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