Northwestern fences nine teams from around the country over two-day event
2011-12: Earned a top-10 finish at the Burton Open, placing 10th out of 34 competitors...Finished in the top half of the Remenyik Open with a 23rd place finish...Placed 31st at the Garret Open...Had an impressive 7-1 record at the Philadelphia Invitational...Undefeated at the Notre Dame Duals at 7-0.
2010-11: Opened up the season with a pair of 5-1 performances at both the Notre Dame Duals and Northwestern Duals.
2009-10: Competed in a pair of tournaments for the Wildcats with a 14-4 record ... Posted a 6-2 record at the NU Duals ... Named All-Midwest Conference honorable mention after finishing 12th at the Midwest Conference Championships with an 8-2 mark ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2008-09: Made an immediate impact in her first season as a Wildcat, finishing 27-2 on the year ... Went undefeated in her first four events, posting a combined 14-0 record at the two NU Duals ... Also finished 3-0 at both the Penn Invitational and the Notre Dame Duals ... Compiled a 7-2 record at the Midwest Conference Championships to finish 15th.
High School: Attended Columbia High School ... Finished 28-8 as a junior in helping lead the Cougars to state championships in 2005 and 2006 and a runner-up finish in 2007 ... Foil squad captured state championship from 2005-2007 ... Named to Iron Hills All-Conference second team in 2007 ... Competed in Junior Olympics in 2007 and 2008 and Summer Nationals in 2006 and 2007 ... Placed second at Garden State Games in 2007 ... Finished fourth at state tournament in 2006 ... Recognized as one of eight "foil fencers to watch" by the New Jersey Star Ledger in 2007 and 2008 ... Competed for N.Y. Fencers Club for three years ... Four-time honor roll student.
Personal: Born Rebecca Hope Grohman ... Daughter of Michael and Donna Grohman ... Brother Rob also attended Northwestern ... Chose NU over Brown and Cornell ... Majoring in sociology