The Huskies hosted the UConn All-Region Invitational on the Storrs campus on Saturday, April 9
Second Team All-American
BIG EAST Champion
2014 Outdoor (Graduate Student)
Ran the second leg of the 4x800m team that took first place at the ECAC Championship in 8:39.67.
Competed at The American Athletic Conference Championship, finishing the 800m preliminary run in 2:12.70.
2012-13 Indoor (Senior)
Part of the Distance Medley Relay team that finished in 12th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 11:25.09 for Second Team All-America honors.
Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in the 500 meter dash. Part of the 4x800 relay that finished in fourth place at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 8:43.31. Placed first with the Distance Medley Relay team at a time of 11:06.99 at the BIG EAST Championships.
A first place finisher in the 500-meter dash at the New England Championships (1:12.96), breaking her own New England Championship record which she set in 2011 (1:13.35).
2011-12 Outdoor (Junior)
Finished 20th in the semifinals at the NCAA Regionals in the 800m (2:09.03).
Part of the 4x400m relay team that placed 4th at the ECAC Championships (3:38.94)... Finished sixth in the 800m (2:06.57).
Part of the 4x800 relay team that placed 3rd in the BIG EAST Championships (8:38.79)... Finished 7th in the 800m (2:06.83).
2011-12 Indoor (Junior)
Placed 3rd in the 500m at the ECAC Championships (1:.13.16)... Part of the 4x400m relay team that placed 5th (3:45.12).
Finished 7th in the 500m at the BIG EAST Championships (1:.13.66)... Part of the 4x400m relay team that placed 3rd (3:41.54).
2010-11 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Part of 4x400m relay that placed 5th at the ECAC Championships (3:43.14).
Part of the 4x400m relay that finished 2nd at the BIG EAST with a new school record (3:40.84).
2010-11 Indoor (Sophomore)
ECAC Champion in 500m (1:13.12) which is 2nd fastest in program history. Part of the 4x400m relay team that placed 2nd in the ECAC Championships (3:43.67).
Finished 2nd in the 500m in the BIG EAST Championships (1:13.18).
New England Champion in the 500m (1:13.35) which is a New England Championship record. Part of the 4x400m relay which placed 1st at the New England Championships (3:43.21) which is a New England Championship record.
Placed 7th in the 500m at the ECAC Championships.
Part of the 4x400m relay team which placed 3rd at the BIG EAST Championships (3:44.22).
New England Champion in DMR (11:54.13), 4x400 (3:48.03) and500m (1:13.58).
High School Attended Winter Park High School... was a three-time Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) 4A State runner-up in the 800-meters... was a three-time All-State selection... holds three school records (800m: 2:11.6; 4x800: 9:25; 4x400: 3:56)... a three-time All-State selection in both the 4x800 and 4x400 relays... a 2006 FCA Central Florida Student-Athlete of the Year... also played soccer... was a 2007 All-Metro Soccer pick... was a two-time FHSAA 4A Cross Country fifth place finisher... made All-District in 2007 and 2008 in cross country... was the Webber Invitational Cross Country Champion... was her school's Valedictorian... won the Outstanding Achievement Recognition Award for her efforts... was a National Hispanic Scholar... was on the honor roll.
Personal Ana Cecilia Groff... a biomedical engineering major... born July 16, 1991.