Newark, Del. / Newark HS
UD All-Time Top-10 Lists: 50-freestyle (1st, 20.11), 100-freestyle (3rd, 44.61), 100-backstroke (2nd, 49.90), 100-breaststroke (2nd, 55.39), 200-medley relay (1st, 1:28.88; 2nd, 1:32.39; 3rd, 1:33.50; 4th, 1:33.97; 6th, 1:35.37), 200-freestyle relay (1st, 1:20.59; 2nd, 1:20.76; 3rd, 1:21.40; 4th, 1:23.45; 5th, 1:23.79; 6th, 1:24.22)), 400-medley relay (1st, 3:16.62; 2nd, 3:18.39; 3rd, 3:23.65; 4th, 3:24.96), 400-freestyle relay (1st, 2:57.73; 2nd, 2:59.45; 3rd, 3:01.50; 4th, 3:06.18; 6th, 3:07.57), 800-freestyle relay (6th, 6:56.36). 2009-10 Season: One of the team's top sprinters • opening leg of the 400 freestyle relay team that won the CAA Championship with a NCAA provisional time 2:59.45 • anchor to the 200 medley relay team that won the CAA Championship in a school record and NCAA provisional time of 1:28.88 • anchor to the 200 freestyle relay team that placed second in the CAA Championships with a school record and NCAA provisional time of 1:20.59 • anchored the 400 medley relay team that took second in the CAA's with a school record and NCAA provisional time of 3:16.62 • had the team's fastest time in the 50 freestyle with a school record and NCAA provisional time of 20.11, placing third at the CAA's • posted the team's top 100 freestyle time, coming in fourth at the CAA's in 44.73 • ranked second on the team in the 100 breastroke with a fourth place finish at the CAA's in 55.39 • won the 100 backstroke event at Loyola in a season best 51.89. 2008-09 Season: Placed second in the 50-freestyle (20.25), third in the 100-free (44.61), and fourth in the 100-backstroke (49.90) during the CAA meet • also was on the team’s victorious 400-freestyle relay squad as well as the Hens’ top 200-freestyle and 400-medley relay teams • named CAA Male Swimmer of the Week on October 11 and February 1 • led the 400-freestyle relay team to a ‘B’ standard during the conference championships with a time of 2:57.65. 2007-08 Season: Earned CAA Swimmer of the Week honors on Oct. 29 • All-CAA selection in the 50- and 100-freestyles as well as on the 200- and 400-freestyle relays • won two conference titles in the 200- and 400-freestyle relay • also finished third at the CAA meet in the 50- and 100-freestyle events • posted the team’s second-fastest time in the 50-free (20.36) and 100-freestyle (44.88). 2006-07 Season: Won the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 400 medley relay against Georgetown • swam the 50 freestyle in 21.31 against George Mason, the seventh fastest time in school history • swam the 100 freestyle in 47.87, the third-fastest time by a Blue Hen during the year • swam the 100 butterfly in 53.94 versus George Mason, the fourth-fastest time on the season.
High School: Set the Delaware state record by swimming the 50 freestyle in 20.85 • was the state champion in the 100 freestyle with a time of 46.12 • earned four first place finishes at the state championships as a senior • led Newark to the state title during junior season • earned four letters in swimming.
Personal: Grady Henry Carter • son of Hank and Lynn Carter • has one sibling • both parents are Delaware graduates and mother is a financial aid officer at UD • accounting major at Delaware.