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
  • 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.

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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