Phillip Deaton
Phillip Deaton


Madison, Ala.

High School:
Bob Jones





Swimming and Diving Celebrates Record Smashing Season


Men's Swimming and Diving Ready for NCAA Championship

The championships get underway Thursday on the University of Texas campus


Swimming and Diving Surges On Final Day of SEC Championships

The Crimson Tide men surged from sixth to fourth on the final day of the SEC Championships paced by an SEC title and record by freshman Anton Mckee


Swimming and Diving Kicks Off SEC Championships by Shattering Three School Records

The Crimson Tide set three school records in its first four swims - the men's and women's 200 medley relays as well as the 800 freestyle relay


Swimming and Diving Earns CSCAA NCAA Division I Scholar All-America Honors

Women's team earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honors while 13 swimmers and divers earn Honorable Mention Scholar All-America accolades

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Junior:
Voted captain of the 2014 men's team.

2013 - Sophomore:
Had a top-10 finish in the 200 backstroke at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... scored in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships with a career-best time of 48.92, which ranks him 10th all-time for the Tide ... scored in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships with a career-best time of 1:46.73, which ranks him fourth all-time for the Tide ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall and spring semesters ... carries a 3.81 GPA for his career ... earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American.

2012 - Freshman:
Competed in the 100 and 200 backstroke and the 200 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... posted a career-best 1:39.65 in the 200 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... named to the President's List (4.0 grade point average) for the fall semester ... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the spring semester.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Mike Gunner and Kate Wade at Bob Jones High School and Matt Webber at Huntsville Swim Association ... team captain ... member of six Alabama High School State Championship teams ... 2010 Alabama High School State 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle champion ... set Alabama State High School record as part of the 400 freestyle relay ... 2009 and 2010 High School All-American ... U.S. Open qualifier ... USA Junior National qualifier ... Physics Club ... National Honor Society.

Personal Information:
Full name: Phillip Gerald Deaton, II ... son of Wendy and Phil Deaton ... brother, Mitchell ... chemical engineering major ... born January 13, 1993.

Top Times:
100 freestyle 46.19
200 freestyle 1:39.65
100 backstroke 48.92
200 backstroke 1:46.73