Competed in the 800m at the Southern Confernce Championships...placed 10th in the event at the Blue Raider Invitational.
Competed in the 3000m Steeple Chase for the first time at the Southern Conference Championships...placed fifth in the 1500m run at the Emory University Invitational...member of the third place 4x800m team at the Emory Invite.
Named to the UTC Dean’s List, Athletics Director’s Honor Roll and Southern Conference All-Academic Team.
Ran the second leg of the 4x400 meter relay team at the league championships as well as the 800 meter run.
Ran the first leg of the 4x400 meter relay team at the league championships ... ran a leg of the second place 4x800 meter relay team at the Georgia Relays ... posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring semester ... named to the Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both semesters.
Ran the 800 meter for the Lady Mocs... Best finish was sixth at the ETSU Invitational... Set a personal record in the 800 meter, 2:22.70.
Best finish was 20th in the 800 meter at the Boston Moon Classic.
Germantown High School
Four-year varsity and regional participant ... MVP of her team in middle-distance her last three years seasons ... Discus MVP her senior year ... Senior season earned Best All Around, Best Peformance, and the Leadership Award ... Finished seventh in the 800-meters in 2006 with a time of 2:20 ... third place regional finish in 800-meters in 2004 ... named team rookie of the year ... four-year varsity soccer player ... inducted into Germantown High School Hall of Fame.
Born December 1, in Memphis, Tenn. ... daughter of Brian and Susan Groppe ... family includes one sister Mariel (14) ... one of only 25 incoming UTC freshman to receive an Honors Scholarship for academics.
800 meter 2:20.94