RMSC's Grace Giddings Commits to UPenn.

“I’m super excited to announce my commitment to swim at The University of Pennsylvania! Thank you to my family, friends, teammates, and coaches for all the support! Can’t wait to be part of such an amazing and inspiring team! Go Quakers!!”

Giddings is a USA Swimming All-American from Sherwood High School and Rockville Montgomery Swim Club who specializes in the longer end of the freestyle range, as well as IM. She was runner-up in the 500 free (4:56.33) and took sixth in the 200 free (1:54.63) at the MPSSAA Class 4A/3A State Swimming Championships last February, helping Sherwood attain a second-place team finish in the girls’ meet. She achieved her best times in the 200/500/1000 free at the NCSA Spring Championship. She capped off a successful long-course season with new PBs in the 200/400 free and 200/400 IM.

Top SCY times:

  • 1650 free – 16:50.25
  • 1000 free – 10:00.25
  • 500 free – 4:54.24
  • 200 free – 1:54.47
  • 400 IM – 4:31.37
  • 200 IM – 2:09.31