Florent Groberg
Florent Groberg

Player Profile

Potomac, Md.

High School:
Walter Johnson


2005 OUTDOOR TRACK - Posted Terps' second-best marks in both the 1,500 and 5,000... season-best 1,500 was a fourth-place finish late in the year at the James Madison Invitational at 3:53.72... eighth at the ACC Outdoor in 3:54.61... won the UNCW Seahawk Invitational 1,500... had his top 5K mark at the Duke Invitational with a 14:52.00 clocking... also won the UNCW title at 5,000 meters.

2005 INDOOR TRACK - Season-best mile mark was 4:15.59 in the prelims of the ACC Indoor, placing 11th... was seventh at the Maryland Invitational and third at the Delaware Invitational... had team's second-best time in the 3,000, with his season-best of 8:24.84 coming with a seventh-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate... placed 13th in the 3,000 at the ACC Indoor (8:29.87) and posted 8:28.54 to finish 22nd at the IC4A Indoor... season-best in the 1,000 of 2:33.07 was at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

2004 CROSS COUNTRY - Had top-10 finishes in his first two races of the season... ran a season-best 26:07.13 to finish eighth at the JMU Invitational... finished second overall at the ACC Pre-Meet, running 26:28.02... finished third on the team and 43rd overall at the ACC Championships... narrowly missed a new season-best, running a 26:08 to finish 61st overall at the ECAC Championships.

2004 OUTDOOR TRACK - Redshirted.

2004 INDOOR TRACK - Posted the team's top mark in the 1,000 meters, running 2:28.34 and finishing first at the Armory Collegiate... had the team's fifth-best mile time, with a first-place performance of 4:20.30 at the Patriot Games... also had the team's fifth-best performance in the 3,000 meters, finishing ninth at the Meyo Invitational at 8:31.82... also ran in the top two distance medley performances (10:00.53 at the ACC Championships and 10:13.70 at the Patriot Games).

2003 OUTDOOR TRACK - Team leader in the 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meter runs... finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the Maryland Invitational, running a 15:17.10... took seventh in the 800 at the VCU Ram Invitational with a season-best time of 1:57.49... finished seventh in the 1,500-meter run at the Patriot Open, with a time of 3:57.02.

2003 INDOOR TRACK - Set team top time in the 3,000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational (8:28.95)... earned two second-place finishes in the mile, at the Maryland and Delaware invitationals... finished second in the 1,000-meter run at the Delaware Invitational.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Attended Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Md., where he won varsity letters in cross country and track... team won third place at states in 2001 and fifth place in 2000 and 1999...was the regional champion in the 1,600 meter and 4x800 relay... team captain for two years... named MVP three times... won a Wildcat Sportsmanship Award... all-county and received All-Metro honorable mention... third at states in 2001 in the 2-mile... county champion in the 4x800 relay... at UNC Wilmington, won a varsity letter in cross country.

PERSONAL - Son of Klara and Larry Groberg... has one sister, Kristy... interests include listening to music and watching movies and television... enjoys working with and children and helping them to read.