SEC MEDAL COUNT (2)
2013: 3M Springboard
2009: 3M Springboard
Place second in season opener at UNC Wilmington in both 1-meter and 3-meter competitions... Won both the 1-meter and 3-meter against Louisville... Won the 3-meter against Ohio State. SEC Meet: Earned the silver medal on the 3-meter springboard at the SEC Championships at Texas A&M. NCAA Meet: Earned two first-team All-America honors for the first time in her career. She took bronze on the 1-meter springboard while setting a school record ... Also took top-eight on the 3-meter, helping the Lady Vols to a third-place team finish.
In her first trip to the NCAA Championships, became the 11th Lady Vol diver to earn All-America honors under diving coach Dave Parrington...Claimed 10th on the 3-meter boards (334.55) and placed 13th in the 1-meter competition (304.00)...Also competed on the platform at NCAAs, finishing with a five-round tally of 219.15...Set career-best scores on both boards and the towers at the Southeastern Conference Championships...Her tally of 311.05 on the 1-meter boards was good for fifth, while she finished one spot behind in sixth on 3-meter after a score of 344.80...In the 3-meter prelims, she accumulated a six-round score of 350.00, which was the best in the field...In her platform debut, she finished 11th with a score of 235.05...Took first on the 3-meter against No. 2 Florida, while sweeping both boards at Louisville...Finished second in the 3-meter competition at Georgia...Claimed top three finishes on both boards in her season opener versus Kentucky and Indiana, notching runner-up on 3-meter and third in the 1-meter competition.
Redshirted for the season.
Captured ninth on the 3-meter and 11th on the 1-meter at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships...Qualified for the meet in both events at the Tennessee Invitational, where she was runner-up on the 3-meter (337.90) and took third on the 1-meter (273.55)...The 3-meter score is the fifth best performance in school history...Finished 14th and 15th on the 1-meter and 3-meter at the SEC Championships...Had a pair of third-place finishes against Florida...Won the 3-meter and placed second on the 1-meter at Virginia...Was runner-up on the 1-meter against Kentucky in her season opener...Also added third-place finishes on the 1-meter at Georgia and the 3-meter against South Carolina.
Placed third on the 3-meter with a career-best score of 348.10 at the Southeastern Conference Championships...Also took fourth on the 1-meter with a career-best score of 302.40 at SECs...Was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team...Her top performances on the 1-meter and 3-meter were Lady Vol season-bests...Is the No. 2 all-time performer on the 3-meter and No. 5 on the 1-meter in six-dive competitions in the Lady Vol record books...Snagged first on the 3-meter and second on the 1-meter at Florida...Won the 1-meter and was second on the 3-meter in the near-upset of No. 1 Georgia...Finished second on the 3-meter at the Allan Jones Diving Invitational...Placed first on the 1-meter at Kentucky...Won the 3-meter and was second on the 1-meter versus Arkansas/Vanderbilt.
Finished runner-up on the 1-meter and 3-meter boards at the 2009 British Diving Championships...Nearly competed at 2008 Olympics on 3-meter board, narrowly missing out with a runner-up finish at Great Britain's Olympic Diving Trials.
Signed with Lady Vols in 2007 but deferred her enrollment to continue to compete for Great Britain on the international level...Was part of British National Age-Group team beginning in 2003...Moved up to the Senior National Team in 2006...Had great performances at the 2008 British Championships, winning a gold medal from the three-meter board and silver in the three-meter synchronized diving event...Competed on the one-meter board at the 2007 World Championships...Took gold on one-meter and silver on three-meter synchronized event at 2007 British Championships...Finished seventh on the 3-meter at 2006 European Championships...Took first on 1-meter, 3-meter and 3-meter synchronized boards at the 2006 ASA Elite Junior National Championships.
Majoring in communications...Highest ambition is to compete at the Olympics... Admires Greg Louganis, Muhammad Ali and Lance Armstrong...Has one brother, Kyle, 26, and one sister, Fern, 24...Jodie Marie McGroarty, daughter of James and Ethel McGroarty, was born on May 29, 1989, in Zimbabwe.