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Phillip Deaton
Phillip Deaton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madison, Ala.

High School:
Bob Jones

Height:
6-2

Event:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Experience:
2L



09/27/2014

University of Alabama Student-Athletes Honor John Servati with Habitat for Humanity Weekend

While the swimmers and divers capped off the two days of work on two different Habitat for Humanity building sites, more than 75 student-athletes from more than half the Crimson Tide's teams stepped up to lend a helping hand, both for the community and in Servati's memory

05/01/2014

The Battle Plan

This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.

04/25/2014

Alabama Places 48 Student-Athletes on 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

To earn a place on the honor roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.0 or better grade point average for either the preceding academic year or their career and be a sophomore or better in academic standing

04/25/2014

Alabama Places 48 Student-Athletes on 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

To earn a place on the honor roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.0 or better grade point average for either the preceding academic year or their career and be a sophomore or better in academic standing

04/16/2014

Swimming and Diving Celebrates Record Smashing Season

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