Eegan Groome
Eegan Groome
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Homeschooled

Height:
6-2

Position:
Free


08/05/2014

Tiger Swimmers Set for 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships

22 Tigers will compete in the event this week

07/21/2014

Tigers Conclude Action at Speedo Champions Series Sectional Meets

A slew of Tigers competed last week at two different Speedo Champions Series Sectional meets

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

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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