Eegan Groome
Eegan Groome


Shreveport, La.

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Tigers Conclude Action at Speedo Champions Series Sectional Meets

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


Tierney Earns Fifth-Place Finish at NCAAs

Mizzou sits 13th overall with one day remaining


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

Bonuchi earned his ninth career All-America honor


Tigers Send 11 to NCAA Men's Championships

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


Tigers Conclude Action at American Short Course Championships

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

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
  • 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
  • Was an Olympic Trials Qualifier in both events.


  • 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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