Swimming & Diving

 Grant Cooksey
Grant Cooksey


Pewee Valley, Ky.

High School:
South Oldham



2010-11:Had a top-16 finish in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational ... Led Kentucky with a third-place finish in the 100 breaststroke in UK's dual meet against Southern Illinois and Missouri ... Finished in third in the 100 breaststroke against Indiana ... Came in third place in the 200 breaststroke against Tennessee ... Finished in fourth place in the 100 butterfly against Indiana

2009-10: Suffered an injury during the season but still scored for the Cats at the conference meet ... Tapped in 14th place at the SEC Championships in the 200-breastroke ... Placed 17th in the 100-breastroke at SECs ... Had five top-three finishes during dual meet season.

2008-09: Scored points for the Wildcats in two events at his first career SEC Championships ... Tapped in 14th in the 100-breaststroke ... Also a member of the sixth-place 400-medley relay squad ... Touched in 19th in the 200-breast and 27th in the 200-individual medley to finish tops on the team ... Captured a victory in the 200-breast in a dual meet with Virginia ... Placed in the top-13 on 13 occasions during dual meet action ... Was fifth in the 200-breast and seventh in the 100-breast at the UT Invitational.

Pre-College: A five-year letterwinner at South Oldham ... Was a state champion and All-American in his career ... An uncle, John Karlen played golf at Western Kentucky.

Best Collegiate Times: 100-breaststroke: 55.03; 200-breaststroke: 2:00.69; 200-backstroke: 2:12.96; 200-individual medley: 1:51.38; 400-individual medley: 4:17.34; 100-butterfly: 49.09

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