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Mona Groteguth
Mona Groteguth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springe, Germany

High School:
Otto Hahn Gymnasium

Height:
5-7

Event:
Backstroke

01/24/2015

VIDEO: North Texas Swimming Falls To Tulane, 188-112

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12/21/2014

Swimming & Diving Falls To Third In Final Day Of UIW Invite

Groteguth Breaks School Record On Day Three But Mean Green Get Outrun To The Finish

12/20/2014

Swimming Remains In Second With One Day Left In San Antonio

Groteguth Adds First Win Of Weekend, B Cut To Steady Streak Of Performances

12/19/2014

Groteguth, Rossum Come Up Big In Day One Of UIW Invite

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11/23/2014

Mean Green Swimming Finishes Third At Phill Hansel Invitational

Senior Mona Groteguth Picks Up Another Win, B Cut In Day Three

2014-15
• Currently has 19 top-five individual finishes, six NCAA B-cuts on the season
100 Backstroke
• Took first at the UIW Invite with a B time standard 55.08 time, eighth-best in school history.
• Earned a B cut in the preliminary round of the Houston Invite before winning the finals round in a time of 55.22. Her B cut time of 54.59 is good for fourth in team history.
• Placed first against Rice with a time of 56.79
• Won this event against Incarnate Word with a 57.76 time
• Placed first against TCU and UT-PB in the season-opening pentathlon, notching a 56.79 time
• Finished secondversus Tulane (57.12)
200 Backstroke
• Set a school record at the UIW Invite with a 1:56.20 time in the preliminary round. She would go on to win that event with the eighth-best time in school history (1:58.63). Both times were good for B time standards.
• Won this event at the Houston Invite with a B cut time of 1:57.13. Her prelim time of 1:57.09 was also a B time standard. Additionally, these times were good for third- and fourth-best in team history.
• Picked up a win in this event in a double dual with Houston and Texas A&M, finishing in a time of 2:00.81.
• Finished first against Rice with a time of 2:02.29
• Notched a second-place finish versus Tulane, clocking a 2:01.77 time
100 Butterfly
• Won the consolation round at the Houston Invite with a time of 55.22, the top Mean Green time on the season and less than a second from an NCAA B cut
• Placed third against TCU and UT-PB, finishing in 57.61
• Finished second versus Incarnate Word with a 58.34 time
500 Freestyle
• Finished second at the UIW Invite with a 4:52.26 time
Relays
• Finished third in the Houston Invite's 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:34.75, the seventh-best time in school history
• Took a second-place finish in the 800 free relay at the Houston Invite with a time of 7:27.53, ninth-best in North Texas history
• Finished third in the 200 medley relay at the Houston Invite with a 1:43.61 time, eighth-best in team history
• Claimed third place at the Houston Invite's 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:25.31, the fifth-best performance in school history
• Notched a third-place finish in the 200 free relay at the Incarnate Word Invitational with a 1:35.11 time, the eighth-best performance in school history
• Finished second in the 400 medley relay at the UIW Invite. The time of 3:46.62 is the seventh-best all-time performance
• Took third in the 200 medley relay at the UIW Invite with a 1:44.11 time, good for tenth in school history
• Placed second in the 400 free relay in 3:26.61 at the Incarnate Word Invite, claiming the seventh-best mark all-time
• Took second in the 400 freestyle relay at Tulane (3:33.61)

2013-2014
• Awarded the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal with a GPA of 3.75 or better
• One of six conference players to be named to the C-USA All-Academic Team
100 Butterfly
• Posted a season-best time of 55.41 at the Conference USA Championships, placing sixth
100 Backstroke
• Posted the top three times in school history at the Houston Invitational, including the all-time record of 54.02
• Posted a time of 55.66 at the C-USA Championships, placing fifth
200 Backstroke
• Placed first at the Houston Invite with a school-record time of 1:56.62
• Posted two top-10 all-time performances at the C-USA Championships, including a fifth-place finish time of 1:59.51
• Took first place in dual meets against Houston and Tulane
Relays
• Placed fourth at the C-USA Championships as a part of the 200 Medley Relay team, placing fourth on the all-time list with a time of 1:42.59
• Finished second in the 200 Medley Relay and the 800 Free Relay at the Houston Invite

2012-13
100 Butterfly
• Sun Belt Conference Champion, her first SBC title
• Places her 5th all-time in Mean Green history (54.75)
100 Backstroke
• Swam to a first-place finish in dual meets against Tulane, Rice, and TCU
• University of Incarnate Word Invitational event winner (55.01) with a new school record and personal-best
• SBC Championships broke her previous record with a time of 54.67, a bronze medal finish
200 Backstroke
• First-place finishes in dual meets against Tulane, Rice, and TCU
• University of Incarnate Word Invitational event winner (2:00.13 )
• SBC Championships broke her previous record with a time of 1:57.17, a fourth-place finish and NCAA `B' cut time standard.
Relays:
• Led off the 200 Medley Relay at the Sun Belt Conference Championship, 1:40.85 a new school record and silver medal finish.

2011-12
• Named to the Sun Belt Commissioner's List and the CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American List.
100 Butterfly
• Placed eighth at the SBC Championships (56.24) and produced the third-fastest time of the season (55.88) during prelims
100 Backstroke
• Broke the school record three times and took bronze at the SBC Championships with a 55.20
• Owned the Mean Green's fastest time ever posted at the Sun Belt Championships (following this season) with a time of 55.17
• Set a then-school-record in the 100 back
200 Backstroke
• Won the consolation finals in 1:58.80, setting a school record and timing an NCAA `B' Cut
Relays:
• Opening leg of 200 medley relay team (1:43.06) that placed fourth in the SBC Championships and recorded the second-fastest time in program history
• First leg of the 400 medley relay team that timed an NCAA `B' cut (3:41.25), winning North Texas' first gold medal in a relay at the SBC Championships and setting a new school record

High School

• Had a strong showing at the German National Championships in November 2009, finishing sixth in the 200 backstroke, 11th in the 100 backstroke, and 12th in the 50 backstroke
• Swam lifetime bests of 56.45 in the 100 back and 2:00.72 in the 200 back (converted from meters to yards)
• Swam for the SGS Hannover Swim Club under coaches Emil Gulivev and Wolfgang Frese

Personal
• Daughter of Oliver and Susanne Bodem
• Enjoys traveling, cooking and eating chocolate
• Majoring in psychology

Top Times
• 200 Back: 1:56.20 (all-time record)
• 100 Back: 54.02 (all-time record)
• 100 Fly: 54.75 (fifth all-time)
• 500 Free: 4:52.26

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