2011-12 Held the fourth-fastest time on the team in the 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 Freestyle... Helped land the fastest time of the season in the 800 Freestyle B-Team Relay. 2010-11 Participated in the 200 and 500 Freestyle and the 200 and 400 Freestyle Relay. Earned academic all-conference honors with a 3.52 GPA.
2009-10 Her GPA of 3.571 earned her the MW Scholar-Athlete Award.
2008-09 Recorded personal bests in the 50 Freestyle (24.59) and 200 Freestyle (1:54.95) at the Mountain West championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. ...At San Diego State, clocked a personal best in the 500 Freestyle (5:10.49)...Was named Most Improved at the UNLV/SDSU duals...Awarded academic all-conference with a 3.571 GPA.
Montgomery High School Lettered four years in swimming at Montgomery (Texas) High School...Earned all-state honors all four years...Contributed to a pair of All-America relay teams, the 200 and 400 Freestyle Relays...Voted team MVP all four years, and team captain her final two seasons...Captured the 2007 state championship in the 100 Free, and in 2008 contributed to a pair of state titles in the 200 and 400 Freestyle Relay events...Also achieved academic All-America and academic all-district accolades...Swam for the Woodlands swim team along side Mary Foster.
Personal Born May 19, 1990...Daughter of Ron and Mary Lynn Gropp...Has two younger sisters, Amy and Ashley...Majoring in construction management with a minor in business management...Full name is Kristen Lynn Gropp.