Graham Kauffman
Graham Kauffman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greer, S.C.

High School:
St. Joseph's Catholic School

Last College:
West Virginia

Height:
6-3

Event:
Free/Breaststroke


02/23/2013

Four Gamecocks Advance To Saturday's SEC Championships Finals

Rutqvist makes third straight 200 breaststroke championship final

02/22/2013

Gamecocks Break Two School Records Friday At SEC Championships

Carolina swims six NCAA B cuts, four personal bests

02/22/2013

Gamecocks Send Nine To Friday's SEC Championships Finals

Flach, Warner to race for SEC titles

02/20/2013

Gamecocks Send Four To Day Two Finals At SEC Championships

Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title

02/19/2013

Gamecock Men Set Two School Records On Day One Of SEC Championships

Carolina men's 800 free relay team earns NCAA A cut

2012-13 - One of the Gamecocks' top breaststrokers...Swam in every meet during the regular season and at the SEC Championships...Advanced to the B final in the 100 breaststroke and finished 16th overall with a B cut of 55.05...Also competed in the 50 freestyle (35th, 20.75) and the 200 breaststroke (28th, 2:03.53)...Swam a 54.92 in the 100 breaststroke preliminary, the fourth fastest time in school history...Had the team's fastest time in the 100 breaststroke (54.92) and ranked fifth in both the 50 freestyle (20.75) and 200 breaststroke (2:03.53)...Helped the Gamecocks set school records in the 200 medley relay (1:26.95) and 400 medley relay (3:11.83) at the SEC Championships...Was a part of one relay win during the regular season...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 - Swam in every meet...Posted the third best times by a Gamecock on the season in the 50 freestyle (20.89) and 100 breaststroke (56.08) with both coming at the SEC Championships...Had team's fourth best time in the 100 freestyle with a mark of 46.23 at the SEC Championships...Recorded a season-bet finish of fifth place in the 100 breaststroke against Clemson (59.45) and East Carolina (59.88).

AT WEST VIRGINIA - Swam the freestyle and breaststroke events for the Mountaineers for the last two season...Two-time Big East All-Academic selection....Had the 20th best time in the Big East in 2010-11 in the 50 free (20.94) and 12th best time in the 100 breaststroke (5.96).

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic School...Three-year captain...Named team MVP all four years...Three-time South Carolina Independent Schools Association Swimmer of the Year...Four-time SCISA All-State honoree...State record holder in the 50, 100 and 200 free...Led St. Joseph's to 2005, 2006, and 2008 SCISA state titles...Is a 13-time SCISA state champion...State record holder in the long course 100 breaststroke...Named High School Sports Report SCISA Swimmer of the Year in 2006 and All-State from 2006-08...Member of the Y-Spartaquatics club team...Helped lead Y-Spartaquatics to 2006, 2007 and 2008 YMCA long course national titles...Was a 14-time YMCA All-American.

PERSONAL - Born August 28, 1991...Parents are Kim and Collette Kauffman...Has two brothers, Jared and Bradley, and one sister, Kristen...Jared is a swimmer at Ohio State...Majoring in finance.

Kauffman's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 freestyle 20.75 2/20/13 SEC Championships College Station, Texas
100 freestyle 46.23 2/18/12 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
100 breaststroke 54.92 2/22/13 SEC Championships College Station, Texas
200 breaststroke 2:03.53 2/23/13 SEC Championships College Station, Texas