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Grace Finnegan
Position: Freestyle
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Bishop Watterson HS
Experience: 1 Letter

All-American in her first season at Arizona in the 200 freestyle relay

2011-12: Broke her personal best time in the 50 free at the Texas Invite.

2010-2011: Teamed with three fellow freshman classmates on the 200 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas to finish as the national runner-up in the event...Helped UA's 400 free relay team qualify for the championship final by swimming the third leg of the relay during prelims at NCAA's...Individually, Finnegan swam in the 50 and 100 free events during her first collegiate championships...Set new personal bests in both the 50 and 100 free at NCAA's.

High School: Prepped at Bishop Watterson High, winning 2010 Division 1 championships in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay and 400 free relay...Set Ohio state record in the 100 free as a junior with time of 49.69...Competed at U.S. Olympic Trials in 2008...Swam for Greater Columbus club team.

Personal: Daughter of Matt and Lisa Finnegan...Has three brothers and one sister.

Major: Speech and Hearing Science

Career Ambition: Speech Therapist

Spends free time: Cooking, being with friends, going to movies

Why Arizona: The great people, coaches, excellent athletics and academic tradition. I also loved the community feeling in McKale.

Personal Bests:
50 Free: 22.94
100 Free: 49.19

200 Free: 1:48.26

2012 Olympic Trials:

200m Free Preliminaries: 95th - 2:06.54

100m Free Preliminaries: 82nd - 57.29

50m Free Preliminaries: 64th - 26.26