The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Phillip Graeter
Phillip Graeter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schwerin, Germany

High School:
Sportgymnasium Magdeburg

Last College:
University of New Orleans

Height:
6-1

Event:
IM/Free/Fly/Back

Major:
Systems engineering



02/18/2014

@GWSwimming Set for 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships

Colonials Return to SPIRE Institute in Ohio for Second Straight Year

02/18/2014

GW Swimming Set for 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships

Colonials Return to SPIRE Institute in Ohio for Second Straight Year

07/22/2013

GW Men's and Women's Swimming Tabbed CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams

Colonials Squads Tabbed Top Academic Programs for Spring 2013 Semester

07/22/2013

GW Men's and Women's Swimming Tabbed CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams

Colonials Squads Tabbed Top Academic Programs for Spring 2013 Semester

07/09/2013

GW Swimming's Graeter Named 2012-13 A-10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Former Colonials Standout Shares League's Top Male Scholar-Athlete Award

02/05/2013

GW Swimming vs. George Mason (1.26.2013)

Senior Day (1.26.2013)

11/13/2012

GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang


2011-12: Named team MVP for second straight year...Finished second in 400-yard individual medley with a new school-record time of 3:52.12 at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22), surpassing previous conference record and earning a NCAA `B'cut time...Led off school-record setting 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished third at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with a time of 6:40.15...Posted a career-best and NCAA `B' cut time of 1:48.58 in the 200-yard individual medley for a second-place finish at conference finals...Set a career-best time of 1:46.83 in the 200-yard backstroke and was edged by .02 seconds for a second-place finish...Swam third leg of seventh-place finishing 200-yard medley relay that finished in 1:32.322 at A-10 Championships...Swam third leg of fourth-place finishing 400-yard freestyle relay team at conference finals that finished with a season-best time of 3:02.44...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championship Meet: Finished second in the 400-yard individual medley and 200-yard backstroke...Finished third in the 200 IM...Achieved an NCAA "B" Cut time in the 400 IM...Led off the first-place 400-yard freestyle and fourth-place 800-yard freestyle relays...Swam the breaststroke leg of the 400-yard medley relay and the butterfly leg of the 200-yard medley relay--both of which finished fifth...Performances rank second in the 400 IM, third in the 200 IM, third in the 200 backstroke, fifth in the 200 freestyle, and ninth in the 100 freestyle on the program's top times list ...Led the team in scoring at the Atlantic-10 Championships and in dual meet competition...Finished the dual meet season with sixteen first-place performances...Finished fifth in the 200-yard backstroke, sixth in the 100-yard backstroke, 200- and 400-yard individual medleys at the Patriot Invitational...Finished second in the 400 IM, and third in the 200 backstroke and 200 IM at the URI Invitational...Named Team MVP.

Prior to GW: At the University of New Orleans, Graeter took second in the 200-yard individual medley and third in the 400-yard freestyle and 800-yard freestyle relay events at the 2010 Sun Belt Conference Championship.

High School: Was a German Junior Champion in the 400-yard individual medley in 2009...Took second place in 200 IM at the 2009 Junior Nationals...Finished third in 2007 and 2008 in the 100-yard backstroke...Earned German Junior Team Champion accolades from 2004-2007 and finished second in 2008...Swam for PSV Schwerin (1996-2004, 2010-11) and SC Magdeburg (2004-10) club teams.

Personal: Born Phillip Graeter on March 21, 1990, in Guestrow, Germany...Son of Kathrin and Gilbert Graeter...Majoring in systems engineering.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 22.48 American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/15/2010)
100-Yard Freestyle 46.29 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:38.73 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
100-Yard Backstroke 52.56 Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)
200-Yard Backstroke 1:46.83 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
100-Yard Breaststroke 1:02.04 vs. Georgetown (1/22/2011)
200-Yard Breaststroke 2:14.43 Howard-Towson Tri-Meet (1/29/2011)
200-Yard Butterfly 1:54.98 vs. Towson (11/12/2011)
200-Yard Individual Medley 1:48.58 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
400-Yard Individual Medley 3:52.12 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
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