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Eegan Groome
Eegan Groome

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Homeschooled

Height:
6-2

Position:
Free


03/28/2014

Tierney Earns Fifth-Place Finish at NCAAs

Mizzou sits 13th overall with one day remaining

03/27/2014

Bonuchi Takes Fourth on 1-Meter at Day One of NCAAs

Bonuchi earned his ninth career All-America honor

03/12/2014

Tigers Send 11 to NCAA Men's Championships

Mizzou qualifies five swimmers and two divers, in addition to four who will swim only relays

03/09/2014

Tigers Conclude Action at American Short Course Championships

Tigers set two new school records during the three-day meet

01/31/2014

Swimming Completes Day One at Tiger Invite

Anna Patterson and Logan Mosley each win two events in the session

2012-13 (Sophomore): Holds four different individual Mizzou records: 200 free (1:35.81), 500 free (4:18.47), 1,000 free (9:10.12) and 1,500 free (15:09.33) ... Set the 200 free mark as the leadoff leg of the 800 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Helped Tigers set a new school recond in the relay at NCAAs (6:26.67) ... Won the 500 free against Missouri State, Drury and at the Show-Me Showdown and Mizzou Invite ... Also won the 200 free against Missouri State and the 1,000 free against Drury ... Took second in the 200 free against Missouri State and Georgia and second in the 500 free and 1650 free at Alabama ... Also placed third in the 500 free at Georgia.

2011-12 (Freshman): Holds the Mizzou records in the 500 free (4:18.47), 1000 free (9:10.12) and 1650 free (15:09.33) ... Qualified for the 2012 National Championships in the 500 free with a season-high time of 4:18.47 ... Placed 32nd at the Championships in the 500 free with a time of 4:21.88 ... Finished fourth in the 1650 free (15:25.10) and the 500 free (4:22.08) at the Big 12 Championships ... Won the 500 and 1650 frees at the Mizzou Invite ... Took first place in the 200 and 500 free against Drury ... Claimed first place in the 500 free against Denver and Northwestern ... Also won the 500 and 1000 free against Kentucky and SIU ... Won the 400 free at the Show-Me Showdown.

High School: Groome swam through high school for the First Colony Swim Team, where he posted best times of 3:56.13 in the 400 free and 15:41.94 in the 1500 free, long course meters. He was an Olympic Trials Qualifier in both events.

Personal: Son of Lynn and Joyce Groome... has a brother, Bryce, and sister, Kirsten, who swims at Southern Illinois University... majoring in biology.