Position
Freestyle
Height
5'11
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Linwood, N.J.
High School
Mainland Regional HS

McGroarty’s Top Times
50 Free – 21.97 2021 SEC Championships
100 Free – 1:45.95 2021 SEC Championships
200 Free – 1:39.04 2020 SEC Championships
500 Free – 4:30.39 2020 SEC Championships
1000 Free – 9:40.73 SMU
100 Breast – 56.87 2019 SEC Time Trials
200 Breast – 2:04.16 2018 SEC Championships
100 Fly – 43.39 2020 SEC Championships
400 IM – 3:58.59 2020 SEC Championships

SENIOR SEASON (2020-21)

Against Alabama to start the season, finished in sixth place in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:43.77 and seventh in the 500-Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:46.67… At the Art Adamson Invitational, notched two 11th place finishes in the 200 and 500-Yard Freestyle with times of 1:39.98 and 4:30.47, and finished in 13th place in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:07.09… Against Florida State University he finished fourth in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:42.57 and fifth in the 500-Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:40.19… Against Texas A&M he finished fifth overall in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:43.52 and eighth in the 500-Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:49.85… At the 2021 SEC Championships, finished in 41st place in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:39.12, 44th place in the 500-Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:32.56, and 50th place in the 100-Yard Freestyle with a time of 45.95.

JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20)
In his first meet of the season against Auburn, came in fourth place in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 1:59.75 and sixth place in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:43.62… Had two seventh place finishes against SMU in the 200-Yard Free and the 400-Yard IM with times of 1:43.09 and 4:18.42… At the SMU Invitational, came in 17th place in the 500-Yard Free with a time of 4:36.04 and in 27th place in the 100-Yard Breast with a time of 1:01.46… Notched two sixth place finishes against Missouri in the 200 and 500-Yard Free with times of 1:40.39 and 4:34.91… Came in fourth place in the 1000-Yard Free with a time of 1:57.56… Came sixth in the 200-Yard Free with a 1:41.44, seventh in the 500-Yard Free with a 4:40.41 and seventh in the 200-Yard IM with a 1:57.62…In a dual meet against Texas A&M he finished fourth in the 400-Yard IM with a time of 4:09.67… At the 2020 SEC Championships, finished in 36th place in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:08.10, 41st in the 500 free with a time of 4:30.39, and 50th in the 200 Free with a time of 1:39.04

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018-19)
Swam a 4:53.20 in the 500-Yard Freestyle against Loyola and SMU to begin his season to finish in seventh place … Against Incarnate Word and Delta State, finished in fifth place with a time of 1:43.22 … Had three top-ten finishes against Texas A&M, finished fifth in the 500-Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:44.42, seventh in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:42.55, and eighth in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 1:57.31.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
Began the season with a seventh place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.91 against Pittsburgh and Virginia … Took third place in the 1000-yard freestyle with a personal-best time of 9:40.73 against SMU … Swam a time of 1:57.94 which gave him fourth place in the 200-yard in the individual medley against Georgia … Swam a personal best time in the 200 yard backstroke in both the 400 yard IM and 500 yard free at the SEC Championships.

PRIOR TO LSU
Posted a 15-0 record his junior season … 2016 New Jersey State Champion, winning in the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay … also placed second in 200 IM and third in 500 free … 2016 State Champion with Regional Mainland HS … 2015-2016 South Jersey Champions … 2016 All South Jersey Swimmer of the Year … 11 total records broken junior season … Coached by Brian Booth.

PERSONAL
Born August 13, 1998 … Parents are Joseph and Luanna McGroarty … Has four siblings—Matt, Molly, Colleen, Kelly … Majoring in Civil Engineering.

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