UND Roster

2006-07 Swimming and Diving Roster

Rebecca Grove


Class Senior
Hometown Yorktown Heights, NY
High School Yorktown

Bio • Awards • Career Bests One of the team’s top sprint freestyle specialists and backstrokers … plays a key role on Notre Dame’s top relays … among the alltime top three performers in the 50 and 100 freestyle … part of the group of swimmers that set the school record in the 800 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay … she has earned three monograms. AS A JUNIOR: Continued her ascend in her third year, setting career bests in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke … aided the Irish in winning the BIG EAST championship with second place finishes in the 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay … her 50 freestyle time (23.00) is the third best in the Notre Dame record book … her 100 freestyle time (50.46), achieved at the preliminaries of the 2006 BIG EAST Championships was the third best time for the school last season … she was also a member of the 200 medley relay team that set a school record (1:41.91) at the BIG EAST Championships … the 200 freestyle relay team she was a part of had the third best time (1:32.23) at Notre Dame … at the BIG EAST Championship finished eighth in the 100 backstroke … a part of the record setting 800 freestyle relay team from the Dennis Stark Relays … also a member of the 500 crescendo freestyle relay team that were the heat winner with a record setting time of 4:32.50 …. part of the squad that set the Notre Dame Invitational 200 relay mark (1:43.37). AS A SOPHOMORE
Continued her improvement from a great rookie season … member of three BIG EAST champion relay teams … helped the Irish win the league title in the 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay and 800 freestyle relay … also earned all-BIG EAST honors in the 100 freestyle (third place finish) and 200 medley relay (third place finish) … her third-place effort in the 100 free came in an NCAA ‘B’ cut time of 51.13 … ranked second on the team in both the 50 and 100 free, as well as second in the 100 back, fourth in the 200 free and eighth in the 200 back … won one individual race (50 freestyle) during the dual meet season while helping the Irish relay teams claim 11 victories … ranked seventh on Irish with 205.15 total points. AS A FRESHMAN: Provided immediate boost to Notre Dame’s sprinters in both freestyle and backstroke lanes … posted NCAA ‘B’ cuts in 50 free (23.48) and 100 back (56.67) … swam on 200 free relay that won BIG EAST title and was on 400 free relay that finished as runner-up … all-conference honoree in three events, also gaining mention for third-place finish in 50 free … ranked second on team behind Danielle Hulick in both 50 free and 100 back … also swam 200 back, finishing 19th … improved 21 spots from seeding (24th) in 50 free at BIG EAST meet … helped set Irish meters record in 400 free relay (3:51.80) against Michigan… also qualified for league championships in 100 free (season-best 53.14), 200 free (1:52.80), and 500 free (5:05.00). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
DATA: Holds every record at Yorktown High School … conference champion her freshman, sophomore and senior years … four-year All-American in high school … junior national qualifier in 1999 and 2000 … also a senior national qualifier in the 100 and 200 backstroke from 2000-02 … U.S. Open participant … 2002 and `03 Scholastic All-American … undefeated in dual-meet competition in high school … also competed in track and lacrosse … member of the National Honor Society … father played baseball at Florida Southern and brother Patrick plays lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall … born Jan. 30, 1985, to Anne and Herbert Grove … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star in 2004 and 2005 … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major. HONORS & AWARDS
Four-Time BIG EAST Champion
12-time All-BIG EAST

`04 BE ’05 BE `06 BE
50 Free 23.00 • ’06 BIG EAST 3rd 4th 2nd
100 Free 50.46 • ’06 BIG EAST 3rd 5th
200 Free 1:51.10 • ’06 Minn.Invite
500 Free 5:05.00 • ’03 vs.Tampa
100 Back 56.66 • ’06 BIG EAST 4th 7th 8th
200 Back 2:05.14 • ’04 vs. Illinois 19th