Eegan Groome
Eegan Groome

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Homeschooled

Height:
6-2

Position:
Free


11/22/2014

Tiger Men Clinch Mizzou invite Title on Day Three

The men's team won six of seven events on Saturday

11/21/2014

Mizzou Men Break Three School Records on Day Two of Mizzou Invite

The Tigers set three school records and won five of seven events during day two competition

11/20/2014

Mizzou Men Off to Strong Start at Mizzou Invite

Tigers set two school records during first day action at the three-day meet

11/06/2014

Mizzou Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Heads to Kentucky for Four-Team Meet This Weekend

The two-day meet begins Friday with diving at 11 a.m. CT

10/31/2014

Mizzou Swimming and Diving Completes Sweep of Missouri State

The women's team won 200-43 and the men's team won 189-54.

2013-14 (JUNIOR)

• Earned his second career NCAA Championships berth
• Swam both the 500 free and 1,650 free at the Championships
• Took 24th in the 500 free at NCAAs with a time of 4:18.48
• Also swam in Mizzou's school record setting 800 free relay squad (6:26.30) at the Championships
• Holds Missouri's 500 free (4:17.78), 1,000 free (9:10.12) and 1,500 free (15:09.33) records
• Also ranks second in the 200 free (1:35.81)
• Set his 500 free school mark of 4:18.78 at the 2013 Mizzou Invite
• Won nine event titles in 2013-14, including five in the 500 free and two each in the 200 free and 1,000 free

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)

• >Held 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

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)

• 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 Showdow

PREP

High School: Homeschooled
Club Team: First Colony Swim Team

• 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
• 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
• Majoring in parks, recreation and tourism

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