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Grayson Patten


West Palm Beach, Fla. (Benjamin)
Grayson Patten

Grayson Patten



West Palm Beach, Fla. (The Benjamin School)


2010 SEC Academic Honor Selection

2010 SEC Community Service Team


Career Best Dives

One-meter: 306.60             (Virginia, 1/7/09)

Three-meter: 314.40         (IRSC, 1/09/10)

Platform: 218.40                                (Georgia Invitational)


At Florida

2010-11: Finished sixth on the one-meter and seventh on the three-meter and swam on the fourth place 200 free relay against Indian River State College…Took third on the one-meter board against FAU…Placed sixth on the one-meter and seventh on the three-meter board against Georgia Tech…Finshed ninth on the one-meter and 11th on the three-meter against FSU…


2009-10: Named on the SEC Academic Honor Roll and SEC Community Service Team…Placed second on the one-meter board against FAU…Finished fifth in three-meter competition, seventh on the platform and ninth in one-meter competition at the Georgia Invitational…Took third on the one-meter boards against Georgia Tech.


2008-09: Named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Also a CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American…Set a career-best mark on the one-meter springboard (306.60) in the dual against Virginia…Dove in 11 meets for the Gators his sophomore season, including the 2009 Tennessee Diving Invite and the 2009 NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, both in Knoxville, Tenn. …Dove to a 30th-place finish on the one-meter board (237.90) and 38th in the three-meter competition (223.95) at the Tennessee Diving Invitational…Returned to Knoxville for his first NCAA Diving Zone contest…Turned in a 220.95 (41st) on the one-meter springboard, while taking 42nd with a score of 239.70 in the three-meter competition…Placed third in the one-meter competition (306.60) against Virginia, setting a new career-best mark…Wrapped up the dual meet season with a victory on the one-meter board against Florida Atlantic (284.70) and second in the three-meter competition (268.88).


2007-08:  Placed third in the 1M dive (249.38) and second in the 3M dive (259.65) in a win against FAU … Finished fifth in 1M dive (273.52) and in the 3M dive (275.78) against Tennessee, both career bests ... Took a fourth-place finish in the 1M dive (249.68) and sixth in the 3M dive (215.55) against Auburn ... Turned in a fifth place finish in the 1M dive (241.13) and fifth in the 3M dive (229.88) in a win against LSU  ... Scored 35th overall in the 3M dive (187.00) at the Georgia Diving Invitational ... Placed ninth overall in the 1M dive (248.25) at the Georgia Invitational  ... Took 15th place in the 1M dive (205.65) and 19th overall in the 3M dive (188.35) at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Turned in a second-place finish in the 1M dive (257.02) against Michigan … Placed fourth in the 1M dive (215.55) and fifth in the 3M (248.93) in a win against Minnesota … Finished fourth in the 1M dive (139.40) and the 3M dive (152.35) in his inaugural meet as a Gator against Virginia.


High School

Qualified for the state meet for four straight years … Finished fourth at the state meet his senior year … Was a top four finisher at all high school regional meets … Set the county record at the Jupiter Relays Meet.



Member of 3D Diving, coached by Dave Goodwin.



Born Grayson Hobart Patten in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on April 25, 1989 … Son of Mark B. Patten III and Laura M. Warner … Has three brothers, Mark, 32, Alexander, 28, and Ryan 25 … Brother Mark played golf at Methodist College in North Carolina … Chose Florida because it is close to home and because he loved the facilities and atmosphere … Also considered SMU, ASU, Lehigh, UCF and Florida State in the recruitment process … Lists his hobbies as playing golf, fishing, listening to music and computers.

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