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

- Four-time All-American

- Pac-12 Honorable Mention All-Academic (2013)

2013-14: Earned All-America honors in the 200 free relay and 400 free relay…Was honorable mention All-American as a member of the 800 free relay team…Earned a Pac-12 title as a member of the 200 free relay team...Set personal-best times in the 50 free (22.58), 100 free (48.81), 200 free (1:46.42) and 100 fly (54.14). 

2012-13: Finished second in the 800 free relay at the National Championships… Placed 1st in the 400 free relay versus Boise State… Earned a first place with her team in the 200 medley relay versus UCLA.

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 (Rory, Ramroth and Perry) and one sister (Sunny)...majoring in speech, language and hearing science. 

Personal Bests

50 Free: 22.58
100 Free: 48.81
200 Free: 1:46.42
100 Fly: 54.14

2012 Olympic Trials:

200m Free Preliminaries: 95th - 2:06.54

100m Free Preliminaries: 82nd - 57.29

50m Free Preliminaries: 64th - 26.26