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Patrick Groters

  • position Backstroke/im
  • height 6-3
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Santa Cruz, Aruba
  • position Backstroke/im
  • height 6-3
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Santa Cruz, Aruba

Patrick Groters Bio

GROTERS’ TOP TIMES
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 Backstroke

200 Backstroke

200 Freestyle

200 IM

400 IM

49.51

1:42.65p

1:43.73

1:43.77

3:47.17

1/29/22

2/19/22

1/15/22

2/16/22

2/17/22

vs. Missouri

SEC Championships

vs. UNCW

SEC Championships

SEC Championships

Columbia, SC

Knoxville, TN

Columbia, SC

Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN

! = School Record  |  t = Time Trial  |  # = Leadoff Split/Split | p = Prelims

IN THE RECORD BOOK

  • 2nd – 200 back
  • 1st – 200 IM
  • 6th – 400 IM

AWARDS/HONORS

  • CSCAA Scholar All-American – 2022 (2nd team)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)

2021-22 (JUNIOR)

  • Made an immediate impact on the team, primarily swimming in backstroke and individual medley events
  • Competed in all five of South Carolina’s regular season dual matches
  • Placed first four times during the dual season, twice in the 200 back and twice in the 200 IM
  • Competed in the 200 back, 200 IM, and 400 IM at the SEC Championships. Made the finals in all three events
  • Set a new school record in the 200 IM during the finals at SEC Championships with a 1:43.77. His time was good for 17th place overall

PRE-SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Achieved All Summit League Honors in the 200 IM, 100 Backstroke and 200 Backstroke while at Denver University
  • As a freshman, set the Summit League Championship record and broke Denver’s school record in the 200 IM with a time of 1:46.24

PRE-COLLEGE

  • Attended NSU University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Swam with the Pine Crest Swim Club under coach Jay Fitzgerald

PERSONAL

  • Son to Maureen Croes and Ronald Groters, brother to Jordy, Derek, and Ashley
  • Enjoys gaming, editing, and designing in his free time

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