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

One of six returning All-Americans for the Moccasins, having earned that distinction in 2016 as a freshman. 

As a sophomore (2016-2017)… All-SSC Honorable Mention… Sunshine State Conference 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… 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… Although normally a breaststroke or IM swimmer, also swam the 50-free on three occasions… Had NCAA provision qualifying times in both breaststroke events… 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… 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)… 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 NCAA Division II National Finals… 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… Florida Southern’s top swimmer in the breaststroke events at the conference championships, and earned a bronze medal in the 100… 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.