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Gigi Groya

Class Fr.
Hometown LaGrange, Ill.
High School Lyons Township High School

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 50 free (23.93), 100 free (52.30) and 100 back (57.86) at the Big Ten Championships… also swam a collegiate best time in the 200 back (2:06.49) at the Hawkeye Invitational… recorded 10 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Three-time All-American… three-time all-state selection… named team MVP her junior season… team co-captain as a senior… placed third in the 100 back (56.74) at the Illinois state swim meet in 2009… holds the school record in the 200 medley relay (1:46.32)… Spanish Honor Society member.

Personal — Born Oct. 15, 1992… daughter of Bon and Clare Groya… business and Spanish major.

Groya’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.93 Big Ten Championships 2/16/12
100 Free 52.30 Big Ten Championships 2/18/12
100 Back 57.86 Big Ten Championships 2/17/12
200 Back 2:06.49 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11