Keegan Groot

Solana Beach, Calif.

High School:
Cathedral Catholic HS '08

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 163


Exercise Biology

2008-09: Made conference finals in both breast events and consolation finals in the 200 IM at Big West Championships, tallying 29 points... Finished 4th in the 100 breast (56.04) and 7th (2:02.56) in the 200 breast... Times rank 3rd and 5th, respectively, on the UC Davis all-time lists.

CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC HS '08: Won San Diego Section Division II title in 100 breast and 200 IM as a senior... Finished 2nd in the 100 breast at sections as a junior... Also swam on 200 medley and 400 free relay teams... Named team MVP during final three seasons... Earned team's Freshman of the Year honors.

PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Dana & Lisa Groot... Dana was a swimmer at UC Davis and teamed with current coach Pete Motekaitis in 1981... Proudest personal achievement was recording San Diego County's fastest prep 100 breast time in 2008.