Natalie Grohmann
Natalie Grohmann
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA
High School: Fountain Valley HS
Events: 800m
Experience: 3Y

2018 -- Track: Specialized in the 800 meters, debuting with an indoor performance of 2:19.08 at the Husky Classic in Seattle on Feb. 10 ... started outdoor season with a second-place 2:15.28 at the Cal Opener in Berkeley on March 3, before clocking a season-best 2:15.16 at UC Santa Barbara’s Tri-Meet (also vs. UCR) March 10 ... earned Big West Conference Commissioner’s Honors academically. Cross Country: Redshirted.

2017 -- Finished in fifth place for the 800 meters at the Big West Conference Championships on May 13, recording a time of 2:12.43 at Cal State Fullerton on FOX Sports PT ... posted a career-best 800m performance of 2:11.90 at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 22, taking second place at Fresno State’s meet as a sophomore ... added a time of 2:13.43 at the Mt. SAC Relays in Torrance (34th overall) on April 14 ... earned Big West All-Academic Team honors.

2016 -- As a true freshman, was the team’s second-leading 800-meter runner all spring ... clocked a season-best time of 2:13.21 at the Bulldog Invitational on April 23, taking third place at Veterans Memorial Stadium ... in all, ran the event six times in her initial spring as a Mustang on the way to finishing 16th at the Big West Conference Championships in Long Beach ... her debut also included a 2:14.17, good for eighth place at the Bruin Legends Invite at UCLA on April 2.

Prep -- At Fountain Valley High School, her 800-meter PR was a Southern Section Masters-qualifying 2:11.03 ... also ran the 400m in 58.56 seconds ... was also on the Barons’ swim team ... was an honors student ... chose Cal Poly because she “loves the campus, the environment and the people.”

Personal -- Daughter of Rich (a Long Beach State runner) and Melodie ... majors in Kinesiology.