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     Christian Grobe
    Christian Grobe

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Normal, Ill.

    High School:
    University High

    Event:
    Breast/IM


    03/02/2014

    Swimming & Diving Finishes Third, Fifth At Championships

    Kei Ishimaru claimed the Flames only first-place finish on final day

    03/02/2014

    Swimming & Diving Finishes Third, Fifth At Championships

    Kei Ishimaru claimed the Flames only first-place finish on final day

    02/28/2014

    Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

    Final day of competition begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT)

    02/28/2014

    Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

    Final day of competition begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT)

    02/25/2014

    Swimming and Diving Heads To Conference Championships

    The Flames look to make their mark at the Horizon League Championships this week

    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.

    CAREER BEST
    200 Free: 1:47.61 (11/10/2012)
    500 Free: 4:45.09 (01/12/2013)
    1000 Free: 9:59.48 (11/03/2013)
    100 Breast: 56.93 (03/01/2013)
    200 Breast: 2:00.82* (03/02/2013)
    200 IM: 1:53.83 (02/28/2013)
    400 IM: 3:59.03 (03/01/2013)
    * UIC RECORD