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Christian Grobe
Christian  Grobe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
University High

Event:
Breast/IM


06/29/2016

Flames Place 69 on Horizon League Spring Honor Roll

Men's cross country/track & field garners a UIC-best 11 honorees

04/18/2016

Swimming & Diving Held Their Annual Awards Banquet

Senior Kei Ishimaru and sophomore Brianna Hines named Most Valuable Swimmers

04/18/2016

Swimming & Diving Hold Annual Awards Banquet

Senior Kei Ishimaru and sophomore Brianna Hines named Most Valuable Swimmers

02/23/2016

Flames Swimming and Diving Prepares for HL Championships

The Horizon League Championships will begin on Feb. 24 at 9:00 AM CT.

01/30/2016

Flames Wrap Up Competition with Lincoln College

Junior Tyler Pastore qualified for the NCAA Zones in the 1-meter dive

09/30/2015

Christian Grobe

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Grobe's Individual Results

CAREER BEST
200 Free: 1:47.61 (11/10/2012)
500 Free: 4:45.09 (01/12/2013)
1000 Free: 9:53.16 (12/14/2013)
200 Fly: 2:01.90 (01/17/2015)
100 Breast: 56.93 (03/01/2013)
200 Breast: 2:00.82* (03/02/2013)
200 IM: 1:53.44 (02/26/2015)
400 IM: 3:59.03 (03/01/2013)
* UIC RECORD

AS A SENIOR (2015-16): Notched first place finishes in the 200 breast (2:07.34) and 100 breast (58.97) at a triple dual meet against University of Chicago, Northwestern and Denison (Oct. 24) … grabbed a second place finish in the 200 breast (2:05.80), third in the 200 IM (1:59.27) and fourth in the 100 breast (59.03) at home versus Olivet Nazarene (Oct. 30) … placed first in the 200 breast (2:10.68) and third in the 1000 free (9:57.24) versus Milwaukee (Nov. 7) … claimed second place in the 200 breast (2:06.08) and fifth in the 200 IM (1:59.66) at a double dual meet versus Oakland and Wright State (Nov. 14) … captured first place individual finishes in the 400 IM (4:11.09) and 200 breast (2:06.90) as well as fourth place in the 100 breast (59.50) at Green Bay (Dec. 12) … finished second in the 200 breast (2:10.46) and fourth in the 100 breast (1:00.58) at Cleveland State (Jan. 15) … took fourth in the 400 IM (4:17.90) versus Olivet Nazarene (Jan. 23) … placed 13th in the 200 breast (2:04.48) at the Horizon League Championships.

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15):
Placed third in the 200 medley relay (1:37.25), fourth in the 100 breast (1:01.02), second in the 200 breast (2:10.46) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:01.39) against Wright State (Oct. 11) ... came in fifth in the 100 breast (59.61), second in the 200 breast (2:05.87), fifth in the 200 IM (1:59.72) and the 200 medley relay (1:35.26) versus Northwestern and Oakland (Oct. 25) ... claimed first in the 200 medley (1:36.72), the 100 breast (59.79) and the 200 breast (2:08.55) and second in the 200 IM (1:57.61) against Milwaukee (Nov. 8) ... came in third in the 200 medley relay (1:35.55), fourth in the 200 IM (1:57.43) and first in the 200 breast (2:06.10) versus Olivet Nazarene (Nov. 14) ... earned fifth in the 200 breast (2:04.23) at the TYR Invite (Nov. 23) ... took home fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:37.55), third in the 100 breast (59.43), first in the 200 breast (2:06.32) and second in the 200 IM (1:58.67) versus Green Bay (Jan. 10) ... finished first in the 1000 free (9:53.78) and fourth in the 200 fly (2:01.90) versus Valparaiso (Jan. 17) ... finished fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:37.62), second in the 1000 free (9:54.29) and first in the 200 breast (2:06.33) versus Cleveland State (Feb. 6) ... collected a 10th place finish in the 200 breast (2:02.78) at the Horizon League Championship (Feb. 25-28).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14):
Earned second place in the 200 breast (2:06.95) and fifth in the 200 IM (2:00.29) against Oakland... Took home first place in the 100 breast (58.30) and 200 breast (2:04.99) and also took home second place in the 200 IM (1:55.58) against Milwaukee... Earned second place in the 200 breast (2:11.20) against Green Bay...Took home first place in the 400 IM (4:11.94) against Valparaiso... Placed third in the 1000 free (10:00.96) and 500 free (4:51.45) versus Eastern Illinois and IUPUI... Placed third in the 100 breast (58.67) against Kansas and Wyoming... Took home first place in the 1000 free (9:53.16) and 200 breast (2:07.77) and also took home third place in the 200 IM (2:01.11) against Olivet Nazarene and Western Illinois... Earned second place in the 200 breast (2:10.00) versus Cleveland State... Placed sixth in the 200 breast (2:02.19) and eighth in the 400 IM (4:03.74) at the Horizon League Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Captured first in the 200 breast (2:08.84) and fifth in the 100 breast (1:01.89) at Wright State (10/27) ... placed second in the 200 breast (2:06.48) and fifth in the 100 breast (59.68) against Northwestern and Western Kentucky (11/02) ... came in first in the 200 breast (2:08.00) and fourth in the 1000 free (9:59.48) at Milwaukee (11/03) ... finished first in the 500 free (4:47.81) and third in the 200 free (1:47.61) versus IIT (11/10) ... competed in the 200 IM and 100 breast while taking second in the 200 breast (2:06.24) final and sixth in the 400 IM (4:10.75) final at the TYR Invitational (11/16-18) ... claimed first in the 200 breast (2:09.74) and second in the 100 breast (1:02.80) at Western Illinois (12/15) ... won the 500 free (4:45.09) and 200 breast (2:06.54) against Green Bay (01/12) ... at Valparaiso (01/26), took first in the 100 breast (1:00.03) and third in the 200 free (1:49.44) ... collected first in the 400 IM (4:07.17) and 200 breast (2:05.69) ... captured third in the 200 breast with a UIC record-setting 2:00.82, fourth in the 400 IM (3:59.03) and seventh in the 100 breast (56.93) at the Horizon League Championships (02/27-03/02)

PREP AND PERSONAL:
Member of University High's swim team and BNY waves ... held an undefeated season as a freshman, sophomore and senior ... Conference, Sectional and Regional Champion during freshman, sophomore and senior seasons ... awarded All-American as a senior ... medalist at IHSA State Swim Meet ... 200 breast finalist at 2012 German Nationals ... qualified for the USA Swimming Junior Nationals in the 200 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM in summer 2011 ... born August 3, 1993, in Rochester, NY ... son of Rainer and Monika Grobe ... has one sibling, Sebastian ... currently enrolled as a Movement Sciences major.

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