Grant Kollien
Grant Kollien
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Acton, Mass.
High School: International Academy (Va.)
Position: Free
Events: Free
Major: Marketing and Communications

As a Sophomore:
Regis Outstanding Male Sophomore Student-Athlete of the Year ... Academic All-GNAC
... At GNAC Championships, won 1000 freestyle (10:29.69) and finished second in both 200 freestyle (1:53.42) and 500 freestyle (5:02.98), plus part of second-place finishes in 200 freestyle relay (1:33.34) and 800 freestyle relay (8:11.39) ... At NEISDA Championships, finished sixth in 500 freestyle (4:58.82/4:59.65) and 1000 freestyle (10:21.08) as well as seventh in 1650 freestyle (17:30.17), plus part of seventh-place finishes in both 400 freestyle relay (3:25.09) and 800 freestyle relay (7:28.36) ... GNAC Men's Athlete of the Week and NEISDA Male Swimmer of the Week. 

As a Freshman:
Swam in all 10 meets for the Pride...had four top-three finishes at the GNAC Championships on Dec. 2...his best showing at the GNAC Championships was a second place finish in the 1650 yard freestyle (17:34.88)...won 10 events on the season, including three in a dual meets against Colby-Sawyer on Jan. 13 and Elms on Jan. 20...placed fourth in the 1650 yard freestyle at the New England Championships on Feb. 15 (17:20.96)...four-time GNAC Rookie of the Week...named to the All-New England Team...Regis Outstanding Male Freshman Student-Athlete of the Year

Grant swam four years varsity at International Academy in Herndan, Va...qualified for the New England Regionals and Greater Tampa Swim Association Championships in 2016-17...was an AAU Junior Olympic finalist in 2015

Grant was born in Del Rio, Texas...majoring in global business management...the son of Alan and Carla Kollien...has one younger sister