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Grace Mauldin
Grace Mauldin
Back, Free

Grace Mauldin

Back, Free

Height 5-7
Major Biology
Hometown Athens, Ga.
Last School Clarke Central
Club Team Athens Bulldog Swim Club
Year Senior
Grace Mauldin

Biography

2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 (Junior): Her 100 back time of 54.82 at the ACC Championships ranks ninth in program history … Also swam with the 200 free relay group at the ACC Championships that ranks seventh in program history with a time of 1:32.02 … Her 50 free time of 23.56 at ACCs was second-fastest on the team this season … Also competed with the 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay groups this season … Set a new PR in her 100 free split (52.45) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Swam her fastest 200 back (2:01.00) of the season at the ACC Championships … Finished second in the 100 back (57.63) and 200 back (2:09.08), and third in the 50 free (24.51) against Georgia Southern, SCAD … Turned in her best 50 back (26.12) of the season in her relay split.

2018-19 (Sophomore): Swam the first leg of the Jackets’ best 200 free relay of the season (1:32.56) at the ACC Championships, which ranks seventh in program history … Her 50 free time (23.27) ranks eighth in program history … Competed in the 50 and 200 free, 50, 100 and 200 back, and 100 IM for the Jackets this season … Recorded her fastest 100 back time, finishing fifth versus Auburn with a time of 55.36 … Turned in her fastest 50 (25.74) and 200 back (2:00.95) times at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Recorded her best 100 IM time (1:00.51) against Notre Dame, Miami … Swam one 200 free this season (1:59.57) against FGCU, SCAD.

2017-18 (Freshman): Swam for the Yellow Jackets in both the 100 and 200 back events … Also competed in the 200 free, 800 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relays on the year for Tech … Turned in an NCAA B qualifying time of 54.71 in the 100 back at the Bulldog Invitational … Recorded the third-fastest time on the season for Tech in the 100 back (54.71), which ranks sixth all-time in Tech history, and the fifth-best mark in the 200 back (2:00.18) … Swam the final leg on Tech’s third-fastest 800 free relay team (7:38.95) … Registered a runner-up finish in the 200 back (2:06.71) in the dual meet at SCAD … Place fifth in the 200 back (2:07.64) in the dual meet at home versus Delta State and sixth in the 200 back (2:04.51) at nationally ranked Georgia … Finished sixth in the 200 free (2:02.60) at SCAD … Posted a pair of sixth-place finishes in the 100 back (58.37) and 200 back (2:05.84) at South Carolina … Picked up a seventh-place finish in both the 200 free (2:00.59) and 100 back (59.04) events in the dual meet versus Emory … Finished eighth overall in both the 100 back (59.04) and 200 back (2:06.43) events in the season-opening dual meet against Pittsburgh … Also competed for the Jackets in the 50 free (24.15), 100 back (55.81) and 200 back (2:00.79) events, as well as the 200 free, 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relay events at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

Before Tech: Was a four-year letterwinner in the pool and ran cross country for one year for head coach Emily Dowd at Clarke Central High School … A four-time team MVP for the swim team … Was also a four-time high school state finalist and was the highest point scorer for her team all four years … A 2017 GHSA 1-5A All-State selection … Holds the school record in the 100 back … Placed fifth in the 100 yard back (57.13) and finished seventh overall in the 200 yard free (1:54.27) at the 2017 GHSA 1-5A State Championship meet … A Speedo Sectionals Southeast finalist in 2015, 2016 and 2017 … Was also a 2016 GA Senior State finalist with a sixth-place showing in the 100 yard back (57.50) … A two-time champion at the GA ABSC Northeastern Divisional meet with wins in both the 100 yard back (56.70) and 200 yard back (2:02.93) events … Also finished second in the 1000 yard free (10:48.18), third in the 200 yard free (5:09.32) and fourth in the 500 yard free (5:09.32) at the GA ABSC event … Named a USA Swimming scholastic all-American in 2017 … A three-time academic award winner for having the highest grade point average on her high school team … Was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Interact Club and Humane Society … Ranked third in her graduating class and earned a spot on the Cumulative All A honor roll … Was a co-captain of the Mock Trial Team and a co-founder of the Ultimate Frisbee club team.

Personal: Has two younger brothers … Her father, Ken, is the district attorney of the Western Judicial Court … Has four relatives that graduated from Georgia Tech … Chose Tech because of the great academics, great athletics and because it is a great environment all-around … Plans to major in international affairs.

 

Mauldin’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENTTIMEMEET
50 Free23.98 (s)2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Free53.07 (s)2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Back54.71at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)
200 Back2:00.18at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)
* relay split (s)

 

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