Grant Kennedy of UASC Commits to Pittsburgh

Grant Kennedy of UASC Commits to Pittsburgh

UASC has its next college commitment among our high school (Golden Bear group) juniors, Class of 2023!

Junior Grant Kennedy has committed to swim at the University of Pittsburgh beginning in the fall of 2023.  

He told Swimming World:

I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and athletic career at the University of Pittsburgh.  I want to thank my coaches, family, friends and teammates for their support.  I am grateful and look forward to becoming a Panther! #H2P

A talented backstroker, Kennedy trains year-round with Upper Arlington Swim Club and placed fifth in the 200m back this past summer at Richmond Futures after taking seventh in that event at Geneva Sectionals. He also won six events at the Ohio Long Course Championships.

Currently a junior at Upper Arlington High School, Kennedy raced the 100 back at the 2021 Ohio State Championships. He finished sixth in the 100 back and eighth in the 100 fly as the DI District Championships his sophomore season, too.

His best times include:

  • 100 back – 51.98
  • 200 back – 1:51.80
  • 100 fly – 51.46
  • 200 fly – 1:53.83
  • 100m back – 58.65
  • 200m back – 2:06.61

Congratulations  to Grant and the entire Kennedy family!