Josh Graves
Josh Graves
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Servite
Position: Distance Free
Major: Mechanical Engineering and Product Design

Collegiate Personal Bests
100-Free - 49.91
200-Free - 1:46.24
500-Free - 4:27.76
1000-Free - 9:19.47
1650-Free - 15:20.83
200-Fly - 1:50.03
200-IM - 1:55.07
400-IM - 4:00.61

2017-18: All-American (1650 Free) … NCAA Qualifier … NEWMAC Champion (1650 Free) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (500 Free) … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week (11/13) … at the NCAA Division III National Championship, placed fifth in the 1650 free in 15:35.71 for All-America honors … also placed 17th in the 500 free (4:30.94) and 23rd in the 400 IM (4:02.59) at Nationals … at the NEWMAC Championship, earned the league title in the 1650 with a time of 15:41.57 and Second Team All-Conference honors in the 500 free with a time of 4:34.23 … additionally touched the wall eighth in the 400 IM (4:05.88) at NEWMAC’s … at the MIT Winter Invitational, won the 1650 (15:44.24) and finished fourth in the 500 free (4:40.06), fifth in the 400 IM (4:07.87), ninth in the 400 free relay (3:12.21) and tenth in the 200 fly (1:54.74) … during the regular season, registered eight first place finishes and four second place finishes in his respective events … swam four NCAA “B” cut times as a junior.

2016-17:
CollegeSwimming.com Division III Preseason All-American … at the MIT Winter Invitational placed third with the 800 free relay team (6:53.17) and tenth in the 200 free (1:47.07) … also competed in dual meets against Tufts University, Williams College and Amherst College where his best placement finish came in the 500 free as he touched the wall second in 4:41.96.

2015-16: All-American (500 Free, 1650 Free) ... NEWMAC Champion (500 Free, 1650 Free) ... Broke the MIT records in the 500-free (4:27.76), 1000-free (9:19.47) and the 1650-free (15:20.83) ... NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week (11/10, 12/7) … at the NCAA Division III National Championship (3/16-19), finished third in the 1650-free in 15:20.83 and fifth in the 500-free in 4:27.76 for All-America honors … also finished 24th in the prelims of the 200-fly at nationals in 1:51.86 … clinched the league title in both the 500-free in 4:29.99 and the 1650-free in 15:33.44, breaking the pool record, at the NEWMAC Championship (2/18-21) … also took third place in the 400-IM in 4:02.65 … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/4-6), touched the wall first in the 1650-free in 15:23.67, second in the 200-fly in 1:50.11, second in the 500-free in 4:34.10, fourth in the 400-IM in 4:00.61 and eighth in the 200-IM in 1:56.93 … individually swam 17 NCAA “B” cut times as a freshman.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering and Product Design ... completed an internship with Medrobotics and completed research in the MIT Aerospace Controls Lab … Service Chair in Theta Tau Professional Fraternity ... Executive Team Member of Baker House ... MIT Radio Station DJ ... Member of Camp Kesem … Gordon Engineering Leadership … Mentor for MIT Toy Design Class.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Servite High School … two-time varsity letterwinner … named Swimmer of the Year freshman and sophomore years … MVP … Coaches Award winner … also swam for Irvine Novaquatics … Scholastic All-American for U.S. Swimming … member of the U.S. National Team … National Honor Society … California Scholarship Federation … member of the priory leadership council … Principals Honor Roll … earned the Science Award … Math Honorable Mention.