Career: Two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2016-17 (Junior): Competed in three meets ... swam two events during the season (50 free, 100 free) ... finished eighth in the 50 free against Lehigh ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2015-16 (Sophomore): Competed at the ECAC Championships, where she took 28th in the 200 back, 34th in the 100 back and 42nd in the 50 free ... swam on the eighth-place 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams ... swam four different events during the season (50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 200 back) ... highest place was eighth in the 50 free against Pittsburgh ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2014-15 (Freshman): Competed at ECAC Championships in 100 back, 50 free and 100 free ... posted season-best times in 50 free, 100 free, 200 free and 100 back during prelims of November's Bison Invite.
High School: Member of swimming and diving team at New Trier High School … two-time All-America selection … two-time all-state honoree … helped team to two state titles … team captain … Academic All-American.
Personal: Mary Grace Ford … born June 10, 1996 in Evanston, Illinois … daughter of John and Mary Ford … has three siblings, Connell, Tally and Taylor … twin sister Tally is also a member of Bucknell's Class of 2018 and a fellow Bison swimming and diving team member … father, John, was a member of water polo (1971-74) and swimming (1971) teams at Brown University ... he was a two-year water polo team captain ... major is political science/economics.