2015-16 Sophomore Season: Competed in the first two meets of the season before sustaining in an injury.
2014-15 Freshman Season: Letter winner • At the 2015 B1G Championships, Grobe competed in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 50 free (2/19-2/21) • Placed 11th in both the 100 breast and 200 breast at the 2015 B1G Triple Dual (1/30-1/31) • Finished 8th in the 100 breast against N.C. State (1/23) • Finished 6th in the 100 breast and 8th in the 200 breast at Hawaii (1/7) • At the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, Grobe placed 14th in the 100 breast and 15th in the 200 breast (11/20-11/21) • Finished 47th in the 100 breast and 42nd in the 200 breast at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis (11/20-11/21) • Placed 7th in the 200 breast vs. Florida (11/8) • Took 6th in the 100 breast and 8th in the 200 breast in the dual against Iowa (10/31) • Vs. North Dakota, Grobe finished 6th in the 50 breast (10/24) • Took 5th in the 100 breast against Wisconsin (10/17) • At Arizona State, Grobe placed 7th in the 100 breast.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Chanhassen High School • high school coach, Kristen Nicholson • club coach Kate Lundsten • swam for Aquajets Swim Club in addition to Chanhassen High School • six-timeletter winner in both swimming and diving • three-time All-Conference • three-time All-State • two-time All-American • Scholastic All-American • Excel Award winner • National Honor Society member • AP Scholar
Personal: Born December 4, 1995 • daughter of Joy and Paul • has one younger sibling, Kaia, who has committed to the University of Minnesota for swimming, class of 2019 • mother, Joy was a diver for the University of Minnesota for one year • father, Paul was a football player for the University of North Dakota for two years
Top Times at Minnesota:
100 breast • 1:06.36 • 2/20/15
200 breast • 2:26.41 • 11/21/14
Road to Rio: Olympics Chat Part I
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Smith's Road to Rio Continues
The Olympics qualifier continues to train at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.
Minnesota Wraps Season with Banquet
Matt Barnard and Brooke Zeiger were named team MVPs for Minnesota's 2015-16 season.