Backstroker Grace Wey Announces Transfer to LSU from Texas A&M

Grace Wey, originally from Sugar Land, Texas, has announced on social media that she plans to finish her NCAA eligibility at Louisiana State University beginning in the fall of 2021.

“I am very thrilled to announce my commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at Louisiana State University! I am super grateful for the opportunity and for my friends, family, and coaches who have helped me throughout this process! Geaux Tigers!!!💜🐯”

Wey graduated from Apex Learning Virtual School in the spring of 2019 and headed to College Station to swim at Texas A&M University. In her freshman season, she qualified for SEC Championships where she competed in the 100/200 back and 200 IM. She notched PBs – earning NCAA B cuts – in all three events.

At the SEC Championship, Wey earned NCAA B-cut times in the 100 back (53.19), 200 IM (1:59.48) and 200 back (1:56.68), beating her personal best times in all three and making the B final in the 100 back.

Top Times Before A&M At A&M
100 Back 54.46 53.19
200 Back 2:06.59 1:56.68
100 Breast 1:03.57 1:08.15
200 Breast 2:19.68 2:18.83
200 Fly 2:01.41 2:06.66
200 IM 2:01.78 1:59.48
400 IM 4:21.69 4:33.77

Wey will join the Tigers with incoming LSU freshmen Abby Maoz, Emily Pawlaski, Jenna Bridges, Maggie Lynn Buckley, Peyton Curry, Reagan Sweeney, Regina Caracas, and Sasha Ramey.


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Leslie Hallmark
1 year ago

Congratulations Grace! All your hard work is paying off! Geaux Tigers 🐯💜

Stephanie Schreurs
1 year ago

Grace just keep swimming and let the haters hate. We’ve seen enough negativity toward athletes. Rise above.

Reply to  Stephanie Schreurs
1 year ago

Geaux Grace!!!!!!!

Connie English
Reply to  Stephanie Schreurs
1 year ago

Just ignore the haters! They are just jealous! Keep up the good work Grace!

1 year ago

I do not doubt it. She announced her decision to transfer to Houston then switched it to LSU.

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