Grace Ciaramitaro - Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Grace Ciaramitaro

Class Freshman
Hometown Memphis, Tenn.
High School St. Mary’s Episcopal School
Major Undeclared

NIL on Opendorse

Career Honors
• 2023-24 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career-Best Times (collegiate)
100 Back: 56.50 at Georgia/Florida State, 1.13.24
200 Back: 1:59.39 at Illinois, 11.4.23
100 Fly: 58.73 at SEC Championships, 2.22.24
200 IM: 2:08.40 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.15.23
400 IM: 4:27.21 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.16.23

Commodore Record Watch
• Is ranked third on Vandy’s all-time performer list and set the school freshman record in the 200 back

As a Freshman (2023-24)
• Ended up second on the team in the 200 back and 400 IM, meeting the CSCAA NIC B Standard in both events
• Posted a top-35 finish in the 200 back (1:59.47) at the SEC Championships (Feb. 20-24), also competing in the 100 back (56.83) and 400 IM (4:30.39)
• Also competed in the 100 back (56.83) and 400 IM (4:30.39) at the league championships, setting a career-best time in the 100 fly with her opening leg in the latter race
• Earned wins in the 200 back against both Iowa (Oct. 28) and Illinois (Nov. 4)
• Finished eighth in the A Final of the 200 back (1:59.73) at the Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 15-17)
• Reached the B Final of the 100 back (56.70) and 400 IM and D Final of the 200 IM (2:08.40) at that meet as well, posting a career-best mark in the 400 IM
• Led the Dores in the 200 back (2:00.21) while posting a career-best time in the 100 back in meet against Georgia and Florida State (Jan. 13)
• Runner-up in the 200 back (2:04.35) in Vandy’s match-up with Arkansas (Jan. 20)
• Was Vanderbilt’s top finisher in the 200 back (2:04.84), placing second overall, in her collegiate debut against Florida (Sept. 29)
• Touched the wall fourth in the 100 back (57.32) in the Commodores’ wins over Little Rock and North Texas (Jan. 27)

The Ciaramitaro File
• Competed for both St. Mary’s Episcopal School and the Memphis Thunder Aquatic Club
• A finalist for Daily Memphian Swimmer-of-the-Year honors all four years of high school
• Also named a finalist for Swimmer of the Year by the Commercial Appeal as a freshman and sophomore
• Part of the Commericial Appeal’s relay team of the year her freshman year
• Chosen the team’s most valuable swimmer
• Was runner-up in both the 200 and 500 free at the state championships as a senior
• Also placed fourth in the 200 free her junior year and added a top-10 finish in the 100 back at the state meet
• Finished third in the 100 back and seventh in the 200 IM at the state championships when she was a sophomore
• Helped the school’s 400 free (fifth) and 200 medley (eighth) relays to top-eight finishes at the state meet her first season
• Was a member of the National Honor Society, National Beta Club, National French Honor Society and the Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society
• Daughther of Courtney and Charlie Ciaramitaro
• Is the middle of three girls including older sister Caroline and younger sister Cate

Why Vanderbilt: “I chose Vandy because of the sisterhood I felt during my visit to campus. As well, Vanderbilt has a great combination of an amazing city, excellent academics, and the opportunity to be in the SEC. After stepping foot on campus, I knew that it was where I wanted to be for the next four years!”