Mercyhurst Prep senior Griffin Schaetzle has made a verbal commitment to swim for the University of Missouri which is a member of SEC. Griffin has been a four-year member of the Mercyhurst Prep swim team. He also swam for five years with the Erie Aquatics Club.

Schaetzle qualified for PIAA states the last three seasons and was a three time state-runner up. He was an All-American at the high school level in the 100 backstroke.

In USA Swimming, he qualified for the Junior National Championships in the 200 back, 200 fly, 100 back and 200 free. He is also a qualifier for the Winter National championship in the 200 back, 200 fly, 100 back.

Schaetzle has consistently been on the honor roll and serves as a peer leader. He is the son of Marty and Jean Schaetzle.