Grant House Lowers 200 Free Again, Now #6 Performer All-Time with 1:30.23

2022 MEN’S PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIPS

Men’s 200 Freestyle:

  • A Standard: 1:32.05
  • B Standard: 1:36.32
  • Pac-12 Record: 1:30.14, Andrew Seliskar, Cal, 2019
  • Pac-12 Championship Record: 1:31.07, Andrew Seliskar, Cal, 2019
  • 2021 NCAA Invite Time: 1:34.04

Top 3:

  1. Grant House (ASU) – 1:30.23
  2. Preston Forst (STAN) – 1:32.48
  3. Trenton Julian (CAL) – 1:32.54

ASU’s Grant House isn’t done improving in the 200 free. After swimming a huge new personal best of 1:30.54 in the 200 free leading off the 800 free relay on Wednesday night, House undercut that time tonight, winning the Pac-12 title in 1:30.23.

The swim marks yet another ASU program record and a Pac-12 meet record. He was again just off Cal alum Andrew Seliskar‘s Pac-12 conference record of 1:30.14, which he swam at the 2019 NCAA Championships. With the swim, House now moves up to #6 all-time in the SCY 200 freestyle. Here is the newly-updated list of all-time top 10 performers:

Rank Swimmer Time Meet
1 Dean Farris 1:29.15 2019 NCAAs
2 Kieran Smith 1:29.48 2021 SEC Champs
3 Townley Haas 1:29.50 2018 NCAAs
4 Blake Pieroni 1:29.63 2018 NCAAs
5 Andrew Seliskar 1:30.14 2019 NCAAs
6 Grant House 1:30.23 2022 Men’s Pac-12 Champs
7 Zach Apple 1:30.34 2019 NCAAs
8 Drew Kibler 1:30.39 2021 NCAAs
9 Shaine Casas 1:30.59 2021 NCAAs
10 Dylan Carter 1:30.95 2017 NCAAs

Additionally, House is now the fastest performer in the NCAA this season, edging out Florida’s Kieran Smith, who has been 1:30.42 this season. House and Smith are the only swimmers in the NCAA this season who have been under 1:31.

Here is the split comparison between House’s swim on Wednesday night, and his race tonight:

Split 800 Free Relay Lead-off – 2022 Pac-12

(Previous Personal Best)

2022 Pac-12 200 Free Final

(New Personal Best)

1st 50 20.98 20.89
2nd 50 22.80 22.75
3rd 50 23.25 23.08
4th 50 23.51 23.51
Final Time 1:30.54 1:30.23

Compared to his previous best from Wednesday night, House was just a tick faster on each of the first 3 50s of the race, and matched his split exactly on the final 50.

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Skeptical
1 year ago

How great it is for Grant that he has the opportunity to climb up this list as an NCAA student-athlete, while simultaneously working toward ending the NCAA and college swimming as we know it. The sport of swimming should not celebrate this boy.

ezswim
Reply to  Skeptical
1 year ago

thanks for being uber specific with this one

Swim fan
1 year ago

Record in the pool and record for the biggest ego interview. All that talk for the team to get 3rd out of 6 teams in the Pac 12. Classic ASU

ezswim
Reply to  Swim fan
1 year ago

asu is having the meet of their lives and posting several of the top times in the NCAA. stay salty

Doconc
Reply to  Swim fan
1 year ago

Why so bitter?
House a great kid. Loves his school
Has worked hard to get super fast.
How about enjoying fast swimming?

swimapologist
Reply to  Doconc
1 year ago

Did Doconc just comment about an anonymous internet commenter being bitter?

Woof. Talk about lack of self awareness.

I Bench
1 year ago

what in the dorm are they feeding these college boys? Mac & Cheese?

Swimmer
1 year ago

House is in the house