Stephen Grove
Stephen Grove
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Chester, OH
High School: Lakota East
Last College: Sprint/Fly


Continued to dominate as one of the team's top sprinters, winning 10 events including five 50 free races...swam the team's fastest time of the season in the prelims of the 50 free (20.09) setting a school and conference record at the Horizon League Championships where he went on to finish third (20.33)...also set a school record and won the 100 fly (48.60) at the league championships...member of school and league record-setting 200 free relay (1:19.50) and 200 medley relays that won Horizon League titles while posting NCAA "B" cut times...member of school record-setting 400 medley relay (3:16.72) that finished runner-up in the league meet...also member of school record-setting 400 free relay (3:00.45) from Horizon League meet...finished 11th in the 100 free (45.82) at the league championships...swam team's fastest 50 fly (22.95) on Nov. 25...named Horizon League's Scholar Athlete of the Month in November.


Named Second-Team Academic All-District by ESPN The Magazine...key contributor in freestyle and butterfly events... won the 50 freestyle and placed second in the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 100 freestyle at the Horizon League Championships...recorded team's top time in the 50 freestyle in new school record time (20.41) and 100 butterfly in new school record time (48.86), both at Horizon League Championships...turned in team's second-best time in 100 freestyle (45.78)...swam the seventh-best time in school history in the 100 freestyle (45.78) at Horizon League Championships... member of school record-setting 200 free (1:21.35), 200 medley (1:29.80) and 400 medley relay teams (3:18.55).


Posted the team's second-fastest times in the 50 freestyle (21.28) and 100 butterfly (50.30) as well as the third-fastest time in the 100 freestyle (47.01)...had an impressive performance at the league championships, placing 4th in the 100 butterfly, 8th in the 50 freestyle and 10th in the 100 freestyle...helped the Vikings 200 medley relay to a win at the Horizon League Championships.


Four year letterwinner at Lakota East...helped team to fifth place finish at state championships as a senior...set school records in the 50 and 200 free and 100 fly...earned first team all-conference honors.


Born April 11 1988 in Rochester, N.Y....son of Jeff and Sharon Grove...has two sisters, Natalie and Rachel...National Merit Scholar...mechanical engineering major.