Haley DeGrace
Haley DeGrace
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Germantown, WI
High School: Germantown
Events: Breast
Major: Biology

One of five returning All-Americans for the Moccasins, having earned that distinction in 2016 as a freshman and 2018 as a junior, each time in the 400-medley relay… Has qualified for the Division II National Finals all three years of her college career entering her senior season, competing in both breaststroke events in all three… Has won five medals at the SSC Championships in her career as a breaststroke swimmer… School record holder in the 200-breast and part of the Moccasins’ school-record holding 200-medley and 400-medley relay teams… Has five individual wins and five relay wins going into her senior year.

As a junior (2017-18)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 400-medley relay (11th place)… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… In addition to the 400-medley relay, also competed in the 200-medley relay, and both breaststroke events at the national finals… Had NCAA provisional times in the 100- and 200-breaststroke for the third year in a row… Set the school record in the 200-breaststroke at the SSC Championships… Part of the Mocs’ school record-setting 200-medley relay team at the SSC Championships and their record-setting 400-medley relay team at the NCAA Division II National Finals… Runner-up in the 200-breast at the SSC Championships and earned a bronze medal in the 100-breast… One of seven Moccasins to compete in every one of a possible 12 meets during the season, including the conference and national championships… Main events were the two breaststroke races and the 200-IM… Competed in the 50-freestyle twice… Had three individual wins (all three in the 100-breast) and two relay wins… Ranked #1 on the Florida Southern times list in both breaststroke events (third year in a row) and was #2 in the 200-IM… Part of the Moccasins’ top relay teams in the 200- and 400-medley.

TOP INDIVIDUAL TIMES AS A JUNIOR:
50-free: 24.76 (at SSC Championships, 2/22/18)
100-breast: 1:03.27 (at SSC Championships, 2/24/18)
200-breast: 2:15.92 (at SSC Championships, 2/25/18)
200-IM: 2:06.66 (at SSC Championships, 2/22/18) 

As a sophomore (2016-17)… All-SSC Honorable Mention… SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll… Competed in four events at the NCAA Division II National Finals including the 100-breast, 200-breast, 200-medley relay, and 400-medley relay… Had NCAA provisional qualifying times in both breaststroke events… Swam in all 12 of the Moccasins’ meets in the 2016-2017 season including the Sunshine State Conference Championships and NCAA Division II National Finals… Medaled in both breaststroke races at the SSC Championships, bringing home a silver in the 100 and a bronze in the 200, giving her three medals in those events in her first two seasons… Although normally a breaststroke or IM swimmer, also swam the 50-free on three occasions… Won the 100- at the Florida Tech/Keiser double dual meet and at the Indian River meet for her two individual wins… Also defeated all West Florida swimmers in the 200-breast in quad meet at FGCU… Part of two relay wins during the season too… Number one on the Florida Southern times list in both the 100- and 200-breast, and #3 in both of the individual medley events… Also part of the Moccasins’ best times and NCAA qualifying 200-medley and 400-medley relay teams.

As a freshman (2015-16)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 400-medley relay (13th place)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… In addition to the 400-medley relay, also competed in the 200-medley relay, and both breaststroke events at the NCAA Division II National Finals… Had NCAA provisional qualifying times in both breaststroke events… Florida Southern’s top swimmer in the breaststroke events at the conference championships, and earned a bronze medal in the 100… One of seven Moccasins to swim in all nine meets including the National Finals… Regular swimmer in the two breaststroke events as well as the 200-IM… Posted one relay win during the season… Held Florida Southern’s top times in both the 100- and 200-breaststroke and was #3 in the 200-IM.

In high school… 2015 graduate of Germantown High School in Wisconsin… 4-year letter winner for coach Kevin Ewald… State qualifier all four years of her high school career, and received high school All-American consideration as a junior… 3-time All-State selection… Set school records in the 100-breaststroke and 200 IM… Also helped set school records in two relay events… Finished fourth in the Wisconsin State finals for the 100-breaststroke as a senior after placing tenth as a junior and sixth as a sophomore… Also competed in three relay events at the State Finals in her senior year, highlighted by an eighth-place finish for the 200-medley relay team… Took part in three relay events at the State Finals as a junior and sophomore too in addition to her top-10 finishes in the 100-breaststroke… Best finish for a relay race came in her sophomore year with a fourth-place showing in the 200-medley relay… 9-year member of the Menomonee Falls Swim Club where she was coached by Scott Mueller… Competed in the Junior Nationals every year from 2013-15… Member of the National Honor Society as a junior and senior… North Shore Conference Scholar-Athlete award winner… Graduated in the top 10% of her class and won the Brewer Academic Achievement Award… Personal… Daughter of William and Amy DeGrace… Has one sister (Hanna)… Several former teammates are swimming for college programs throughout the Midwest… Mentions the Green Bay Packers as her favorite professional sports team… Plans to attend med school after graduation.