2013 as a Junior… 2013 Academic All-Big Ten selection… competed in one game, entering as a pinch hitter at No. 1 Alabama on Feb. 22… named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List.
2012 as a Sophomore… Appeared in one game after joining the team at the start of the second semester in January… finished with a 1.000 (1-of-1) batting average… collected her first hit as a Hawkeye in a pinch-hitting role in Iowa’s 26-5 rout of Iowa State (2/18).
2011 at Indiana State… Played in 20 games with 16 starts… batted .214 (9-42) with one double and three RBI… also drew one walk and had three sacrifice hits.
High School…Led the Iowa Pride to the USSA state championships in 2006 and 2007… played club softball for the Kansas City Xtreme, St. Louis Mizuno and Iowa Pride… was the tournament Most Valuable Player in the ASA 18U Gold Regionals… selected as an adidas Future All-Star in July, 2010… did not play high school softball… lettered one year in basketball… two year member of the National Honor Society.
Personal… Born Oct. 6, 1991, in Des Moines, Iowa… daughter of Gary and Marla Grove… is a triplet, along with UI teammates Brittanee and Malloree… also has a younger brother, Garret… former MLB catcher Mike Mahoney served as the Grove’s hitting coach… recipient of the Indiana State 2011 Johnson Political Science Award… majoring in political science.
Hits: 1 vs. Iowa State, 2/18/12